Teaching in Renal and Endocrine / Lecturer​

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Dr Seow Cherng Jye, MBBS, DFD (CAW), GDFM, MRCP (UK), MRCPS (Glasgow), FRCP (Edin), FAMS, is the assistant lead and a content expert for the Endocrine-Renal block, LKC School of Medicine. He is part of the team that developed the clinical communication curriculum and mentors the students during their hospital week rotation. He graduated from the National University of Singapore, completed his Basic Speciality Training and became a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2009. He subsequently joined the Department of Endocrinology, TTSH for Advanced Speciality Training and obtained specialist accreditation as an Endocrinologist in 2013. He is presently a Consultant in Endocrinology and also runs the Thyroid Biopsy Clinic and the visiting consultant Joint HIV-Endocrine Clinic in the Communicable Disease Center.  
 
Dr Seow has a strong interest in medical education and has been actively mentoring many local and overseas medical students, family physicians, junior doctors, nurses and allied health professionals. He is a clinical lecturer with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and coordinator and examiner for various undergraduate and postgraduate medical courses and examinations. He was the Chief Resident of the NHG-AHPL Internal Medicine Residency Program and subsequently became its Clinical Core Faculty member. He has received various teaching awards over the years, including the TTSH Best Teacher Award, Top 10 Teachers Award, Outstanding Tutor Award, Dean's award for teaching excellence and the NHG Teaching award for junior clinicians.
 
On the research front, Dr Seow received the Endocrine Trainee Day Award from the Endocrine Society, USA in 2012. He was a recipient of the NHG Clinician Leadership in Research and received a research grant for his work on diabetes mellitus. In addition, he is also a co-investigator in various medical education, metabolic disease and thyroid research initiatives. In 2015, he received the Health Manpower Development Plan scholarship to do a fellowship in Technologies in Brittle Diabetes Management.​