Associate Professor Wong Teck Yee
Assistant Dean, Year 4
Clinical Lead, Foundations of Clinical Practice
Associate Professor Wong Teck Yee (MBBS, M.Med Family Medicine, MPH, MHPEd) is currently a Senior Consultant, Family Physician in the Department of Continuing & Community Care, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, National Healthcare Group (NHG). He is also the Education Director, NHG Pre-professional Education Office & Academic Director of NHG College.
Assoc Prof Wong graduated from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1995 and completed his Family Medicine (FM) residency training in 2001. He was appointed Head/Senior Family Physician of Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic, NHG from 2004-06. In 2005, he was awarded the Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) scholarship to the Dept of General Practice, Monash University, Melbourne. From 2006 to 2011, he was appointed Assistant Professor in Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS. His main role was the FM Undergraduate Education Director, where he oversaw FM undergraduate teaching and assessments across 18 polyclinics and over 100 private primary-care clinics. He also held the appointment of Consultant Family Physician, Division of Family Medicine, National University Hospital.
In his current role in LKCMedicine, he has overall responsibility for the Year 4 MBBS programme, which includes specialties like Paediatrics, Family Medicine, Geriatrics & Emergency Medicine. He is also responsible for the delivery of courses related to Early Patient Contact & Family Medicine in Years 1 and 2. As Education Director of NHG Pre-professional Education Office, he provides direction and leadership to ensure quality clinical training & education at NHG institutions. As Academic Director of NHG College, he provides clinical & academic inputs for strategic development and development of health professions education in NHG.
Assoc Prof Wong remains active in clinical practice as a Family Physician. He currently examines for the Graduate Diploma of FM and the M.Med (FM) in Singapore and is an external examiner for the NUS Medicine MBBS programme. He also serves on national committees like the FM Residency Advisory Committee & the Medical Students Training Steering Committee. He has published in peer-reviewed journals, with numerous oral and poster presentations in local and international conferences. He is also an invited reviewer for various medical journals like the Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore, Singapore Medical Journal, BMC Public Health & BMC Medical Education.