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Clinical Educator Lead's Message

Prof Darren Koh | SGH

A very warm welcome to Medical Student Education at SGH!

From its existence since 1821, SGH plays the vital role of training doctors. Our heritage of medical student training blazes on stronger and richer every day.

The strengths of SGH campus education valuable to our students are our rich clinical spectrum, our dedicated faculty, the SingHealth academic medicine philosophy, valuable resources, powerful research capabilities and importantly the strong culture of learning.

With these, our students receive quality and impactful training via the excellent clinical exposure, strong faculty involvement and efficient education office’s coordination and administration.

We tailor for different levels of training, consider the personality and needs of our students to nurture and enhance their potential to become medical professionals of the highest calibre. Our focus is on competency, professionalism, creativity and self-directed learning, blended with a strong sense of ethics and compassion.

We support our three medical universities in Singapore and students from all over the world. We host over 1,000 medical students annually within one of 11 core specialty programs. SGH is amongst the top hospitals in the world and is our nation’s iconic medical institution. This results in our high clinical volume, rich variety and high quality of disease spectrum encountered. It translates to the comprehensive benefits for all medical students hosted by us.

Our faculty comprises a group of locally and internationally renowned clinical educators who are innately passionate about teaching. Their vast clinical and instructional experiences which are ever advancing because of our healthy faculty development system and support. We have the best faculty to coach and mentor our students of respective levels of learning.

The hospital encourages competencies beyond clinical training. We support activities like the Student Research Fund where students are guided and groomed for innovations, quality improvements and research. We have outreach programs to cater to the varied interests of medical students.

The medical student clinical training program in SGH is an exciting and fruitful experience. This is a place we hope all our students call home. Our dedication will make the medical students’ journey meaningful and develop our students’ potential to the fullest.

WELCOME, to SGH Education campus!


Associate Professor Darren Koh

Clinical Educator Lead (Medical)

Associate Dean

NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine