Is Medicine Right For Me?

8 Feb 2020 (Saturday)    |    3-5pm    |    Cru Centre, Lvl 3

A talk for all students who are deciding to choose medicine as a course of study in 2020.

Topics Covered:

1.   Comparison of medical schools in Singapore

  • main differences and eligibility criteria.
  • current medical education structure and how it affects you.
  • factors to consider in school selection process

2.   How about overseas education?

  • study locally or overseas: pros and cons
  • future implications for the doctor.

3.   How can I be sure that medicine is the right career for me?

  • reasons to be a doctor
  • reasons NOT to be a doctor

Speaker's Bio

Prof Pang Weng Sun graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, in 1983. He attained the M.Med (Internal Medicine, Singapore) and MRCP (UK) in 1988 and pursued training in geriatric medicine in Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He became a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore) in 1994 and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) in 1999.

Prof Pang is currently Deputy Group CEO (Population Health), National Health Group and the Executive Director of the new Geriatric Education and Research Institute.    

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Who is this talk for?

This talk is for all students who are deciding to choose medicine as a course of study in 2020.


Who can I contact for more information?

For more information on the talk, you may contact Mr. Lam Ching Yet:

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