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07 Nov 2022

26th Sep 2022

1.     Five individuals and two teams received the National Medical Excellence Awards (NMEA) this year, for excellence in the areas of care quality, patient safety, research, as well as education and training. Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Health, gave out the awards at the NMEA ceremony held on 26 September 2022.

2.     This annual national award recognises the efforts of outstanding clinicians, clinician scientists and other healthcare professionals for their contributions. It acknowledges their achievements in advancing healthcare, improving the standards of patient safety and driving research and education, which ultimately improve people's lives.

3.     This year’s award recipients are:

Award CategoriesAwardee/sHealthcare Institution/Cluster
National Outstanding Clinician AwardAssociate Professor Lim Poh LianTan Tock Seng Hospital (National Healthcare Group)
Associate Professor Ng Kee ChongKK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (Singapore Health Services)
National Outstanding Clinician Scientist AwardProfessor Marcus Ong Eng HockSingapore General Hospital (Singapore Health Services)
National Outstanding Clinician Mentor AwardAssociate Professor Daniel Goh Yam ThiamNational University Hospital (National University Health System)
National Outstanding Clinician Educator AwardClinical Professor Chan Choong MengSingapore General Hospital (Singapore Health Services)
National Clinical Excellence Team AwardCareLine
Adjunct Associate Professor Eugene Shum Jin-wen
Ms Pearline Lee
Ms Claudia Ma
Mr Eric Chen
Changi General Hospital (Singapore Health Services)
Community Health Assessment Team
Associate Professor Swapna Kamal Verma
Dr Charmaine Tang Yu Zheng
Ms Lee Yi Ping
Ms Chloe Ang Choo Eng
Institute of Mental Health (National Healthcare Group)


Annex - National Medical Excellence Awards 2022 Recipients