|NHG-AHPL Residency comprises the busy and vibrant institutions of Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Institute of Mental Health, National Skin Centre, and National Healthcare Group Polyclinics. The volume and variety of patients that pass through our doors present excellent opportunities for you to develop your potential as a doctor.
But what sets the NHG-AHPL Residency apart is our dedication and commitment to nurturing the doctors of tomorrow. We have, to date, the highest number of clinicians who have won the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence.
Building on our proud tradition of teaching while embracing today's challenges, the NHG-AHPL Residency aims to educate future physicians who will care for their patients with competence and compassion, in an environment that fosters collegiality, leadership, and excellence in research.
Your life as our Resident is planned from Day One.
strong curriculum is in place to train you to become a proficient and
competent doctor. We look at the curriculum not only in terms of a list
of syllabi, but also the correct pedagogy and assessment method to
impart knowledge to you.
Competence and compassion towards our
patients are equally important. We will develop in you, through role
modeling, how to support our patients and their family through this
difficult period, instead of just focusing on medical treatment. This
holistic approach calls for a broader understanding of the practice of
Medicine today is complex and requires team effort. We
will groom you as our Resident to work well within a team, and if you
are called to lead one, to know the important attributes of a great
Medical knowledge and technology change rapidly. A
technology cycle can be as short as three years. So it is very important
that we inculcate in you the habit of continuous learning, not just for
examinations, but for good and fruitful lifelong practice.
You will attain the skills to develop your career as a doctor with training in the following areas:
- Program and Specialty Clinical Knowledge and Skills
- Life Support and ICU Skills
- Clinical Quality and Patient Safety
- Communications and Teamwork
- Research Literacy and Health Outcome Research
- Ethics and Professionalism
- Counseling and Teaching
- Preparation for More Responsibilities
- Career Guidance
Your responsibilities will be graded based on the level of your capabilities but we will balance supervision with your freedom to explore and learn.
Teaching takes place during work, at the bedside, in the classrooms, in the skills laboratory, and even in cyberspace. In-service teaching is organized to make the most of all patient contact times.
Join Our Community Of Clinicians
||Our comprehensive clinical facilities, experienced team of faculty staff and large patient population provide an enriching, warm and stimulating environment for lifelong, continuous learning. Experience a wide patient base in an intimate mentoring environment with the NHG-AHPL Residency, and be inspired by our faculty members’ experience and passion for the profession.
At NHG-AHPL, we help our Residents achieve their professional and personal goals with room for development and growth. You will have ample opportunities to make a difference with humanitarian missions, cultivate your personal interests and build up strong bonds of friendship despite the rigorous medical curriculum and training.
Genuine care, a nurturing spirit and limitless patience are the hallmarks of our faculty members. Our teachers, many of whom are distinguished academics in their own rights, stand out for their willingness to listen, to share and to play an integral part in the journey of each and every one of our residents.
Share Our Vision
If you share our vision of developing you as dynamic and competent physicians with empathy for our patients and a desire to serve, care and heal, join us!
For more information, please contact the Residency Office.