27 December 2017




Dear Colleagues,




We are pleased to announce the launch of the SingHealth Duke-NUS Emergency Medicine Academic Clinical Programme (EM ACP) with effect from 1 January 2018. 

Adjunct Professor Goh Siang Hiong has been appointed as the Academic Chair of EM ACP, Other key appointment holders in this ACP are:  

  • Adj Assoc Prof Mark Leong Kwok Fai, Academic Deputy Chair
  • Adj Assoc Prof Evelyn Wong, Vice Chair (Education)
  • Assoc Prof Marcus Ong Eng Hock, Vice Chair (Research)
  • Adj Asst Prof Lim Hoon Chin, Steven, Vice Chair (Clinical Services)
  • Adj Asst Prof Goh Pak Liang, Vice Chair (Care Transformation & Innovation)

The EM ACP brings together Emergency Medicine staff from the Changi General Hospital, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore General Hospital and KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. They will focus on advancing Emergency Medicine as an academic discipline and establishing themselves as a thought leader of this practice. 

In line with its vision to be the emergency medical care provider of choice for Singaporeans, EM ACP seeks to transform clinical practices in the Emergency Medicine Departments in SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre (AMC) and improve healthcare delivery in different care settings across the region and globally through education, research, care transformation and innovation. 

The launch of EM ACP marks a significant milestone in our Academic Medicine journey. Every clinical specialty in our AMC now has an ACP structure in place, allowing us to further elevate our efforts to advance care and improve patient outcomes.   

The list of ACPs and their respective Academic Chairs are listed in Annex A

Please join us in congratulating the newly appointed academic leaders and we wish them all the very best in their new appointments.


Yours sincerely,

Prof Ivy Ng
Group CEO, SingHealth
Co-Chair, Academic Medicine
Executive Committee

Prof Thomas Coffman
Dean, Duke-NUS Medical School
Co-Chair, Academic Medicine
Executive Committee

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