16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Yew Weng Chan

Affiliation: Department of Anaesthesiology SINGAPORE GENERAL HOSPITAL, Singapore, Singapore;

Link to department website: http://www.sgh.com.sg

Biography: Yew-Weng Chan (Singapore) Senior Consultant and Former Head, Department of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore. Assoc Professor , Duke-NUS Medical School, and YLL School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore. Dr Chan was a Past President and a Life member of the Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists. He is currently a Council member and Scribe of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore with leadership roles in the Continuing Professional Development of specialists in Singapore. Dr Chan was a two-termed Council member of the Education Committee and the immediate Past Vice Chair of the Asian-Australasian Regional Section of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists. Dr Chan was successful in implementing clinical fellowship training programs for over 50 anaesthesiologists from Asia to train in Singapore from 1996-2006. He was Chairman of the organising committees for the 12th Asian-Australasian Congress of Anaesthesiologists (AACA 2006), Singapore and the 18th ASEAN Congress of Anaesthesiologists (ACA 2013), Singapore. Research interests include transdermal drug delivery systems, point-of-care biosensors, pedagogy in crisis management and in-situ simulation training programs for students, residents and physicians across disciplines in the SingHealth cluster.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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