16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

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

Nian Chih Hwang

Affiliation: Department of Anaesthesiology Singapore General Hospital, SingHealth Services, Singapore, Singapore;

Connection with WFSA (if any): Member of Advisory Group

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Member of Advisory Group Past member of Safety and Quality of Practice Committee

Biography: Biography for WCA Hong Kong 2016 Nian Chih HWANG MBBS, FFARCSI, FAMS, GDAcu I graduated with MB.BS from the National University of Singapore in 1985. I had my training in anaesthesia in the Singapore General Hospital and the United Kingdom, and obtained the FFARCSI in 1993. From mid-1995 to mid1996, I received my training in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK. In 2011, I obtained the Graduate Diploma in Acupuncture (Ministry of Health, Singapore). My current portfolio: Clinical appointments Head, Department of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, National Heart Centre, Singapore Senior Consultant Anaesthesiologist and Director of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia Service, Department of Anaesthesiology in Singapore General Hospital University appointments Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore Director of Body and Disease Module, Year 1, Coordinator for Integrated Anesthesiology Program Other administrative appointments Member of Accreditation Committee, Joint Committee on Specialist Training, Ministry of Health, Singapore (since 2014) Core faculty for Cardiac Anaesthesia Module, Singhealth Anaesthesia Residency Programme, Singapore Member of Academic Council, SingHealth-Duke NUS (since 2013) Director, PostGraduate Medical Institute, Singapore General Hospital Editorial Board Member of Current Anesthesiology Reports (since 2014) Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia (since 2009) Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care (since 2010) Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia (since 2013) Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare (2014) (Former Chief Editor 2009-2013) Executive member of the Asian Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Member of the Advisory Group for World Federation of Society of Anaesthesiologists Member of Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists International Committee

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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