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Jun 2018 // read more
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SMC DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS
Christopher Chong
With the recent publicity of a number of disciplinary cases against doctors before the Singapore Medical Council (SMC), it is an opportune time to revisit this issue and consider how medical practitioners can best handle such complaints. In order to understand how to deal with SMC complaints, we ...
Category: Medical Ethics , Medical Practice , Professionalism , Health Law
Topic: Communication , Conduct , Regulation

Jan 2018 // read more
Intellectual Disability and Mental Capacity Assessment
Dr Giles Tan , Dr Bhavani Sriram , Dr Wei Ker-Chiah , Dr T Thirumoorthy
Introduction Intellectual disability (ID) is a lifelong condition that occurs during an individual’s developmental years and can impair decision-making capacity. Other terms that are often used interchangeably include “mental retardation”, “mental handicap”, “d...
Category: Professionalism
Topic: Medical Education

Nov 2017 // read more
Professionalism in Medical Education - What Makes For An Effective Student-Faculty Relationship
Dr T Thirumoorthy
Introduction There is significant literature on professional ethical codes of conduct, charters and declarations on the doctor-patient relationship both in clinical care and medical research, but relatively few in medical education on the student-faculty or resident-faculty relationship. There...
Category: Professionalism