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Dean's Message

 
​​​Extraordinary Opportunities Ahead for Singapore's Brightest Talents

The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine opened its doors to our inaugural cohort of medical students on 5 August 2013. On that historic day, we welcomed 54 outstanding young men and ​women. Since then, our cohort size has grown and today, we welcome 150 students a year, all aspiring to be junior doctors working with and learning from some of the best talents in medicine and healthcare.
 
We have developed with Imperial College London (Imperial) a modern curriculum that is characterised by its innovative approaches - put together by a team of distinguished faculty in Singapore and London since the School's establishment in 2010. Students are taught by world-class experts, working in teams in a high-tech environment and gaining experience from the start in hospitals, patients’ homes and in all settings where healthcare is delivered. They learn through simulations, refining their skills with the assistance of Simulated Patients, and benefit from extensive use of technology, accessing e-learning materials through their iPad anywhere and at any time.
 
We aim to produce graduates who will excel in their career path, whether they choose to become a surgeon, a general practitioner, a physician, a clinician-scientist, or take one of the many other diverse routes that will be open to them.
 
We at the School, with the support of the Ministries of Education and Health as well as our healthcare partners, are committed to giving an outstanding education to our students. Alongside this commitment, we strive to build on the research strengths of Imperial and Nanyang Technological University to make medical discoveries that will benefit society. There is an exciting journey ahead for bright and curious minds. Come join us!
 
With warm regards,
Professor James Best
Dean and President's Chair in Medicine
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine​​​​​​
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