News In Brief April 2019

News roundup

Inaugural Singapore-Ireland Collaborative Research Symposium off to a flying start
LKCMedicine successfully hosted the inaugural Singapore-Ireland Collaborative Research Symposium on March 11 at Novena Campus, gathering academics, researchers, and clinicians to exchange ideas and explore research collaboration.

First International Symposium on Communication in Health Care in Singapore hosted at LKCMedicine
On February 11 and 12, more than 130 healthcare, communications and education professionals from around the world attended the International Symposium on Communication in Health Care 2019 on the theme “The Human Dimension in Medicine and Healthcare".

LKCMedicine Medical Society brings students and professionals together
On February 15, the LKCMedSoc Anaesthesia Student Interest Group (SIG) organised a Anaesthesia
Residency session, while the LKCMedSoc Surgery SIG organised a NUHS Orthopaedic Surgery Residency session on February 22 for LKCMedicine students to learn more about these specialisations.

LKCMedicine students do their part for the community
On March 20, the first LKCMedicine Blood Donation Drive organised by LKCMedSoc Community Involvement Programme Committee with support from Singapore Red Cross saw 60 faculty, staff and student donors. LKCares Health Screening, in collaboration with NHG at Ci Yuan Community Club on March 23-24 welcomed over 300 residents.