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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."

Assoc Prof Thiru Thirumoorthy
Group Chief Medical Officer, IHH Healthcare Berhad


Dr Thirumoorthy graduated in 1972 from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. He then trained in Internal Medicine and attained the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 1976. He started his career in Dermato-venerealogy in 1977 after completing the Diploma Venereology, London in 1978. He registered as a Dermatologist in the Roll of Specialists Academy of Medicine Singapore in 1981, and was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London 1989. Dr Thirumoorthy was the founding director of the Singapore General Hospital, Department of Dermatology in 2002, where he served till July 2017.

He is the Founding Director of the Singapore Medical Association Centre for Medical Ethics and Professionalism (SMA CMEP), and served as its Executive Director from 2000 to 2003 and 2011 to 2016. Dr Thirumoorthy has been an Elected Member of the Singapore Medical Council (2005-08; 2014-17) and was on the National Medical Ethics Committee of the Ministry of Health (2005-2012). He holds a Master of Arts degree in Healthcare Ethics and Law from the University of Manchester (2007) and a Masters in Counselling (Monash) in 2015. From January 2007 to July 2017, Dr Thirumoorthy held the appointment of Associate Professor in Education at the Duke-NUS Medical School, where his teaching responsibilities included the areas of clinical skills, medical ethics and healthcare law, professionalism and communication skills. He continues to serve as College Master and Faculty for the Academic Clinical Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School. Dr Thirumoorthy currently holds the position of Group Chief Medical Officer at the IHH Healthcare Berhad, where the scope of his work includes clinical governance, professional governance and patient safety and risk management.


Assoc Prof Thiru Thirumoorthy's Session