Prof Chee Yam Cheng
Singapore’s healthcare landscape is changing. To
meet the needs of our Singapore population, one that is aging rapidly, our
healthcare delivery system needs to be transformed, to one which is
integrated, effective and sustainable. It is therefore critical to equip our
healthcare workforce with the capabilities and attributes to meet these
demands and challenges.
NHG College plays an important role by contributing
to the creation of a learning eco-system for leadership development, faculty
development for health professions education, and continuing professional
development. It integrates and brings together the key building blocks for
developing a world-class education and training system in NHG.
In addition to tapping on the expertise of our
internal faculty, NHG College also partners with globally-renowned
institutions to bring quality learning opportunities to our healthcare
professionals. The alumni of NHG College have continued to make a difference
and impact healthcare through the work they do in their respective
I wish you an enjoyable and fruitful learning
journey with us.
Prof Low Cheng Hock
Advisor, NHG College
College has come a long way in its journey in becoming a vibrant center for
learning excellence. Since our inception in 2002, NHG College has been
evolving its role as a cluster-level training institution to support NHG more
effectively in its strategic goals for organizational development and
achieve that, NHG College works closely with our various stakeholders and
communities to analyze and identify learning and development needs of our
workforce, design and develop learning interventions and programmes, as well
as establish the strategies for implementation and workplace application. In
addition, it coordinates and provides cluster-level training programmes and
learning opportunities, which are inter-institutional and inter-professional,
to our healthcare professionals.
I believe NHG College is well positioned to nurture
and bring the best out of our healthcare professionals to their maximum
A/Prof Nicholas Chew
Group Chief Education Officer
Education seeks to improve the health of our patients and the community
through the education of our present and future healthcare workforce,
healthcare partners, patients and caregivers.
goal is to develop inspiring professionals for tomorrow’s healthcare who are
able to contribute optimally to healthcare of the future. They will not only
be skilled in core professional knowledge, but are also equipped with
cross-cutting knowledge and skills, future-oriented thinking, leadership
capabilities, and guided by ethics and healthcare ethos.
College contributes to this mission and vision of ours in many ways. In
addition to developing healthcare professionals directly, it supports the
development of inspiring faculty for health professions education. Through
its programmes, we seek to drive the proliferation and adoption of best
practices in pedagogy, curriculum design, and facilitation of work-based
learning & assessment for enhancing learning effectiveness.
am confident that we will build a more agile, adaptive and resilient NHG
through our mission at NHG College, so that we will stay relevant and
Wong Teck Yee
Academic Director, NHG College
core mission of developing our Professionals for Tomorrow’s Healthcare has
been sewn into the fabric of NHG College and its community.
by thought leadership, academia and clinical inputs, NHG College has evolved
its programme offerings and faculty development over the years. Our
commitment to provide quality healthcare education is achieved through an
integration of formal, social, experiential and work-based applications. We
constantly design new programmes and review existing ones to ensure they are
effective, relevant and sustainable for today’s healthcare professionals.
look forward to building this outstanding community of learning and care with
Executive Director, NHG College
Since its establishment more than a decade ago, NHG
College has constantly reviewed the delivery of our programmes to meet the
needs of the evolving healthcare landscape. Today, our training addresses the
needs of our healthcare professionals by providing learning for and across
all healthcare professions to harness integration of experiences, practices,
and inter-professional synergy.
Over the years, NHG College has partnered with
distinguished institutions overseas such as FAIMER and Harvard Macy Institute
to learn and collaborate on leading-edge research and knowledge. Our
partnerships have developed our clinician educators and teachers into
inspiring individuals who play pivotal education roles in their respective
workplaces, making huge impact in us fulfilling our mission of improving the
health of our patients and the community through the education of our present
and future healthcare workforce, healthcare partners, patients and
I would like to invite you to join us in this learning
journey, as we work together to continue to learn and build on our education