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"The lectures were engaging, entertaining and effective in helping interprofessional healthcare collaborations."


"The Education Conference was well planned, very focused and interesting."


"It was wonderful to see health professionals from different institutions and specialties coming together to share their knowledge and experiences."

Asst Prof Mara McAdams
Associate Dean, Student Affairs & Alumni Relations,
Office of Education, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore


Asst Prof Mara studied History of Art as an undergraduate, while completing the requirements for medical school. She choose to train in Internal Medicine - Primary Care at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, developing her clinical acumen alongside knowledge and skills in medical education. After receiving her board certification in Internal Medicine, she moved to Singapore. She joined Duke-NUS, a graduate medical school collaboration between Duke University and National University of Singapore, as a founding member of the teaching faculty when it launched in 2007.

At Duke-NUS, Asst Prof Mara created and grew the Standardised Patient (SP) Programme, designed and ran the school’s clinical skills exams, and taught in the classroom-based doctoring and communication courses. In 2013, she moved into Student Affairs and later expanded this portfolio to include Alumni Relations. Currently, she is an Associate Dean, and her responsibilities include advising the students and alumni on their personal and professional development.

Asst Prof Mara McAdams's Sessions