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Musculoskeletal Radiology

Training program and objectives:

The Musculoskeletal Radiology (MSR) Subspecialty team at Singapore General Hospital reports more than 1000 MRI studies and 100 CT studies a month.  There are daily dedicated musculoskeletal ultrasound lists.  Musculoskeletal interventional procedures performed include spine/bone biopsies and joint/nerve root injections. 

Emphasis of the programme:

  • Exposure to a wide variety of MRI and CT cases encompassing spine, sports medicine, hand surgery, rheumatology and orthopaedic oncology imaging.
  • Hands-on training in musculoskeletal ultrasound.
  • Participation in multidisciplinary meetings with relevant clinical departments to reinforce the multi-disciplinary approach to patient management as well as monthly Journal reading meetings.

Faculty

  • Dr. P Chandra Mohan, Senior Consultant, Director MSR
  • Dr. Chan Lai Peng, Senior consultant, Head - Dept of Diagnostic Radiology
  • Dr. Png Meng Ai, Senior consultant
  • Dr. Wong Siew Kune, Senior Consultant
  • Dr. Lim Chee Yeong, Consultant
  • Dr. Mak May San, Consultant

Admission Criteria

Minimum requirements for all Fellows:
  • Postgraduate medical qualification in Radiology e.g. FRCR, MMed or equivalent 
  • 2 years of postgraduate training experience in relevant specialty 
  • Proven competency in English language (to fulfill Singapore Medical Council’s criteria for medical registration for clinical fellowship) 
  • Candidates in a position to develop public service and train next generation of radiologists over time are preferred. 

Fellowship Application

  • Please submit applications electronically at www.pgmi.com.sg
  • All current and future employment (please indicate if none) must be indicated on application form. Incomplete forms will be rejected in the first instance.
  • Electronic mail is the main line of communication; it is in your interest to respond to these promptly. 
  • Failure to adhere to timelines (PGMI queries, source document verification, English competency exams) following approval of application may result in withdrawal of fellowship offer. 
  • A minimum of 9 months is required from closing date of application to commencement of fellowship.  

Sponsorship for Fellowship

Successful applicants may be given a stipend on a case by case basis. To apply, please indicate on the fellowship application form that funding is required.

For further enquiries on the fellowship or application status, please contact Dr. P Chandra Mohan chandra.mohan@singhealth.com.sg