Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Special Clinical Electives Programme

Posting Opportunities

HospitalDepartmentPeriodObjective
SKH Diagnostic RadiologyFrom Jan 2019 onwards
a) Rotation through different imaging stations
b) Shadow radiologist
c) attend tutorials for the local medical students
SKH Emergency MedicineJanuary to December
*Minimum 1 week to 1 month
Clinical exposure to acute cases
Develop and improve on clinical history taking, examination and critical thinking in differential diagnosis making and management plan
Research project if time avails
Recognising ill patients
Exposure to different types of criticall ill patients eg trauma, acute stroke, acute myocardial infarction, collapses etc
** Customized program depending on the entry level of the student to optimize their learning time
SKH General MedicineJan to Dec, 2 weeks to 4 weeks 
(Please indicate area of sub-specialty interest in application)
History taking and interview technique
Physical examination
Clinical problem solving
Effective communication with patients & relatives
Management & treatment approachces
Research
SKH General Surgery

From January 2019 onwards

*Minimum 2 weeks

(Please indicate area of sub-specialty interest in application)


 1. Attend daily ward rounds
 2. Attend 2 clinic sessions a week
 3. Attend 1 scope session a week 
 4. OT: Scrub for minimum 2 cases a week
 5. Clerk and present 1-2 cases to supervisor/ week 
 6. Optional: Join teams for calls once a week.


SKH Orthopaedic SurgeryJanuary to November
*Minimum 2 to 4 weeks
Clinical exposure to patients with Orthopaedic illness
Surgery OR for understanding Ortho surgical techniques
SKH PsychiatryJanuary to December
History-taking for common psychiatric conditions
Mental state examination
Inpatient treatment
Liaison psychiatry