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Key Milestones



The National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) is dedicated to providing optimal care and outcomes through continuous advancement in patient care, education and training, and research

Learn more about our key milestones.

  • Professor Koh Tian Hai was conferred as an Emeritus Consultant, a first for NHCS.
  • Singapore LIVE (SingLIVE) was successfully concluded from 17 to 18 January 2019. To further strengthen NHCS involvement in this flagship medical event which first began in 1989, SingLIVE was independently organised from 2019, after a decade of joint organisation with Asia PCR.
  • One of NHCS pioneer heart surgeons, Associate Professor Chua Yeow Leng, won the National Outstanding Clinician Award 2019, for his advancement of cardiothoracic surgery standards in NHCS, Singapore and the region, and more.
  • Two newly awarded Clinician Scientists in NHCS – Assistant Professor Calvin Chin and Assistant Professor Angela Koh, who were awarded in the Investigator Category. Organised by National Medical Research Council (NMRC), the prestigious Clinician Scientist award is presented to top researchers who carry out translational and clinical research in Singapore, and help transform patient care with their research.