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​NHG Dermatology Residency Programme

Resident's Talk

“The field of dermatology is very diverse and challenging. The harmonised residency programme enables us to broaden our horizons and assimilate the best practices for better patient outcomes.”

Dr Cheong Kai Wai
Chief Resident

Am I eligible for the programme and how do I apply?

For general queries on residency application and eligibility, please refer to this page for more information.

How can I learn more about your programme?

An open house will be held at the main training site, National Skin Centre, approximately 4-8 weeks before application opens. Please visit for details and information on the open house. During the open house, you will get to meet with the Programme Director, Associate Programme Directors, Core Faculty, and Chief Resident(s) to find out more about the programme.

What happens after I apply for your programme?

After applying for the programme, you will need to:

  1. Submit a detailed personal portfolio to the Programme Director based on a standardised template given. This will be used for initial evaluation by the Selection Panel.
  2. Attend a Final Selection interview organised by the Dermatology Residency Programme. The Selection Panel will comprise of Programme Director / Associate Programme Directors and Heads of Department of the participating sites.