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Dr Khoo Su Ann

Dr Khoo Su Ann

MD, MRCPCH (UK), MMED (Paediatric Medicine, NUS)

Senior Staff Registrar

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Acute Medical and Surgical Conditions.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Staff Registrar Children's Emergency KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Dr Khoo Su Ann is currently a Senior Staff Registrar in Children’s Emergency department, KK Women's and Children's Hospital. She joined the department since 2 January 2015 as a Clinical Associate, and passed her MRCPCH/ MMed (Paeds) exam at October 2016, in Singapore. In the field of children emergency, she is interested in paediatric resuscitation and evidence-based emergency practice.

Her main interest is in the Clinical as well as in the field of Medical Education; particularly in the field of education research, teaching and learning in small or large groups, as well as workplace-based assessment. She is currently pursuing a Certification of Health Professions Medical Education with the Centre of Medical Education (CenMed), National University of Singapore. She is a member of the AM.EI (Academic Medicine Education Institute) since 2017, and was appointed as Clinical Tutor for Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, as well as Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. She is actively involved in various education programmes and education project presentations for the department, at both local and international level. Besides medical students, she is also involved in the teaching of new medical officers, residents and resident physicians via the core training programme and department teaching programmes.

Education

  • MD (Universiti Malaysia Sarawak), 2009
  • MRCPCH (United Kingdom), 2016
  • Master of Medicine (MMED) (Paediatric Medicine), National University Of Singapore, 2017
  • Certification Of Health Professions Medical Education, National Univeristy Of Singapore, 2019

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Staff Registrar, Children’s Emergency Department
  • Clinical Tutor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Clinical Tutor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
  • Clinical Instructor, Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS), SingHealth

Awards

  • Singapore Healthcare Quality Award, 2018

Research Interests

  • Education research- feedback, workplace-based assessments (WPBA)

Publications

  • Improving Communication Skills Among Doctors and Nurses in the Children Emergency Department (ED), Su Ann Khoo, Warier Aswin, Germac Qiao Yue Shen, Hashim Mubinul Haq, Badron Junaidah, Luther Jinmian Yiew, Mahendran Abiramy, Ganapathy Sashikumar. The Asia-Pacific Scholar, Singapore, 18 February 2020, Vol 5(3), p28-41.
  • Use of Ocular Point-of-care Ultrasound In A Difficult Pediatric Examination: A Case Report of An Emergency Department Diagnosis of Retinoblastoma. The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Su Ann Khoo, Gene Yong-Kwang Ong, 2020, Vol 58, No. 4, p 632-635.

Research Trials

  • Headache as the presenting complaint in the paediatric emergency department: a retrospective review in a tertiary hospital (retrospective clinical research)
  • Instituting Culture Change through leverage on Motivational theory- Feedback via CUSJO platform (education research)