Teaching in Pathology

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Adjunct Associate Professor Chuah graduated from the School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1991, and subsequently completed his post-graduate training in Anatomic Pathology at the Singapore General Hospital in 1999. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) and the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Following his clinical training, he was awarded a scholarship under the Ministry of Health’s Health Manpower Development Program to understudy Professor Thomas Colby and Professor Kevin Leslie at the Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, USA in pulmonary pathology from 2001-2002. His other areas of interest include soft tissue and bone pathology and haematopathology.

He is a member of several professional societies including the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Pulmonary Pathology Society (USA) and British Division of the International Academy of Pathology. He currently has over 50 scientific publications in international peer-reviewed journals, and is an editorial board member of Pathology (RCPA journal) and Singapore Medical Journal.

Adjunct Associate Professor Chuah also oversees the department’s accreditation with the College of American Pathologists and is a technical assessor for the Singapore Accreditation Council Laboratory Accreditation Scheme.

In addition, Adjunct Associate Professor Chuah is a senior clinical lecturer in the Department of Pathology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, as well as the Program Director of the NHG-AHPL Pathology Residency Program. He is also an examiner with the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia since 2005 and is an active member of the Joint Committee for Specialist Training (Histopathology Section). He takes a personal interest in teaching and is actively involved in tutoring both anatomic pathology residents and undergraduate students.