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Infectious Diseases

​Infectious Diseases Residency Programme

Resident's Talk

“In Infectious Diseases, the only constant is the perpetually changing field of practice;...The myriad of possibilities never cease to captivate and enthrall me.”

Dr Ray Lin Junhao
Alumnus

Introduction Message

Infectious Diseases is a specialty focusing on the treatment and prevention of infection in the immunocompetent and immunocompromised host. Through the 3-year Residency Programme, residents are trained to deliver expert advice and treatment in the management of a wide range of infections across a variety of patient populations.

Consultations – Thrilling Variety
From bread and butter ID conditions to atypical and unusual infections

Outbreak and Emerging Infectious Diseases – Living life on the Front Line Serving the country during times of outbreak and pandemics

Infection Control – The Detectives
Preventing the spread of nosocomial infections

Antibiotic Stewardship – The Guardians
Optimising antibiotic usage

HIV Medicine – Make a Difference
Enabling HIV patients on treatment to lead fulfilling lives

Travel and Tropical Medicine – World Travellers
Vaccinations and tropical infections

Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy – Home Early for Dinner
Intravenous antibiotics given at home or in the outpatient clinic

Research and Public Health – Pushing the Boundaries
Ample opportunities for research during training

Unparalleled Flexibility – The Sky is the Limit
Easily bored? Switch gears in your career and mix it up: Hospital medicine, outpatient clinics, public health, outbreak investigation, infection control, antibiotic stewardship, research, travel medicine, tropical medicine, OPAT, medical education, healthcare administration.

Programme Faculty

Programme Director

Dr Wong Chen Seong (TTSH)

Clinical Core Faculty Members

Dr Monica Chen (TTSH)
Dr Shawn Vasoo (TTSH)
Dr Lee Tau Hong (TTSH)