July 2023 | Issue 66
In this issue, we look at the various events that celebrated our students’ academic excellence and reflect on the enduring LKCMedicine spirit. Where there are students, there will always be new initiatives and learning opportunities. Delve into the new Paediatric Medicine Student Assistantship Programme, and hear from our faculty about the School’s updated admission process as well as the transition from a joint MBBS programme to an independent NTU programme in 2028.
Don’t miss out on all these and more in the latest issue of The LKCMedicine newsletter!
Reflections on our Shared Humanity
In his valedictory speech, Dr Girvan Tay speaks about the support and kindness he and his peers encountered as students, and how it motivates them to be better doctors.
Your First Step to Studying Medicine at LKCMedicine: Taking the UCAT
An insight into LKCMedicine’s admission test for prospective students.
Ushering in New Beginnings
We take a look at all things new and different in the School, from bidding students farewell to implementing new programmes.
Well Done, Class of 2023!
It is Convocation season once again! LKCMedicine held its sixth cohort's graduation ceremony, a defining moment as the Class of 2023 make their mark in the world of healthcare.
Homecoming and Graduating Dinner 2023
The Class of 2023, as well as LKCMedicine alumni from the previous five cohorts came together to soak up the memories and reflect on their growth from medical students to full-fledged doctors.
Class of 2023 Prove their Mettle and Express their Gratitude
Three graduates, who earned top honours at this year's Convocation, reminisce about the people and moments that helped them remain steadfast in the face of challenges of medical school.
Correlation Discovered between Excess Visceral Fat and Cognitive Performance in Asians
Scientists from LKCMedicine have found that Asians with an excess amount of visceral fat tend to have a poorer ability to think, learn, and remember.
The Start of a New Chapter
A first-year student expresses her hopes and aspirations as she begins her medical education at LKCMedicine.
Go from Strength to Strength with LKCMedicine
Assistant Dean (Admissions & Overseas Electives) Associate Professor Kwek Tong Kiat pens a message about the next phase of the school’s medical degree programme.
Insights from the Imperial College London Festival of Learning and Teaching
Imperial College London explored the latest advancements in higher education as part of its annual festival.