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Duke-NUS Medical School

Clinical Electives

This is applicable to Year 4 students and administrators from Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) will liaise with students directly on the application process.

Research Attachment

This is applicable to Year 3 students and administrators from Duke-NUS Medical Education, Research & Evaluation (MERE) Department will liaise with students directly on the application process.

  • Please take note of the processing timeline in table below:
DeptProcess DurationExample
Duke-NUS (MERE)Receive Applications & Approval2 months (Apr -May)Application approved:  15th Apr
Duke NUS Yr 3 Students

To notify Office of Training & Education (OTE) on details of research attachment

 

As soon as gotten approval from Duke-NUSNotification to OTE:  16th Apr
Office of Training & Education (OTE)

1) Collect student's attachment details and documents

2) Submit to RADO

 

1 month from receiving notification from students

Submission to RADO on 16th May

Research Admin & Development Office (RADO)

The IT and venue access application will take place upon receiving all required  documents & information

(Processing cut-off: 15th of the month)

3 months from receiving all required documents and details

RADO Processing: 15th of June

IT & Venue Accesses ready : End of Sep (approx.)


Students who have received approval on their research attachment from Duke-NUS are required to submit a copy of the following documents to NHCS, Office of Training & Education at training.education@nhcs.com.sg:

DocumentsTo SubmitRemarks
Research Attachment Request FormClick link to complete form
Duke-NUS Year 3 Research Attachment Approval letter 
Latest Curriculum Vitae 

CITI Certification:

Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel. 

Instructions to obtain cert as follow:

  1. You may obtain the CITI cert from Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative website (www.citiprogram.org).
  2. Please create an account and key in Singapore Health Services Pte (SingHealth) as the affiliated organisation. Then, register as per normal.
  3. Please complete the module: Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel



NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

Clinical Elective

This is applicable to Year 5 students and administrators from Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine will liaise with students directly on the application process.


NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Elective Posting (Clinical)

Course Description:

To provide in-depth exposure to Cardiology and/or Cardiothoracic Surgery inpatient care including daily ward rounds, bedside teaching and involvement of students in the care of patients with a wide range of cardiac disease as well as exposure to subspecialized procedures and tests.

Application Criteria:

  • Year 4 Elective II can apply Clinical Elective at Cardiology and/or Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Year 3 Elective I can apply Clinical Elective only at Cardiothoracic Surgery as NUS has classified Department of Cardiology as a teaching department.

Supervisory Arrangement:

1 Ward Consultant & 1 Ward Senior Resident / Resident Physician (Based on Ward Roster)è Supervise è 1 Elective Student.

Supervisor's name and contact detail will be shared with students closer to the elective date.

Elective Posting (Clinical with Scholarly Project / Scholarly Project)

Application Criteria:

Both Year 4 Electives-II & Year 3 Elective I can apply

Type of Postings:

  1. Elective Posting (Scholarly Project)
  2. Elective Posting (Clinical with Scholarly Project). Clinical training will take precedence during the posting period which student has sign up for. Student will be engaged in scholarly project only during their pockets of free time.


Processing timeline:

DeptProcess Duration

Office of Training & Education

1) Receive Applications for Scholarly Project  (Closed by 30 Sep)

2) Project Matching

3) Submit to RADO

1.5 month 
(1 Oct – 15 Nov)

Research Admin & Development Office

IT & Venue Access Application

3 months
(Start Research Elective: Approx 01 Mar 2019)

 

Submissions of documents:

DocumentsTo SubmitRemarks

Research Attachment Request Form

Click link to complete form

Latest Curriculum Vitae

 

CITI Certification: Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel. 

Instructions to obtain cert as follow:

  1. You may obtain the CITI cert from Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative website (www.citiprogram.org).
  2. Please create an account and key in Singapore Health Services Pte (SingHealth) as the affiliated organisation. Then, register as per normal.
  1. Please complete the module: Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel

Please submit the above documents to NHCS, Office of Training & Education:

training.education@nhcs.com.sg:

 

 

Application Procedure

  • Please refer to table below for details on Elective Offered Period
  • Elective Posting (Clinical with Scholarly Project / Scholarly Project) closing date of application: 30 Sep 2018
  • Elective Posting (Clinical) closing date of application: 31 Dec 2018
  • Any cancellation / withdrawal from elective posting at NHCS, students are required to write in to Office of Training & Education (training.education@nhcs.com.sg) by 31 Dec 2018
  • Interested applicants, please register via this link:
    http://103.230.232.30/NHCEventSurvey/NHCEventSurveyEntry.aspx?TemplateID=208