Hi everyone! Please head over to our new revamped SMSANZ page where it will henceforth be the one-stop location for all your SMSANZ news and events! We'll slowly be migrating our posts to the new page, so do follow the page to be constantly updated with our ongoing programs and news!
SMSANZ will be having a General Meeting on the 23rd of February to discuss our various changes to the current constitution! We will also have time set aside for a quick Q&A session at the end of the meeting. Do stay tuned for further updates on how to join the meeting! Have a great weekend ahead!
***We'll be transitioning the CIP page into a one-stop SMSANZ page soon! Go like our Facebook page for more updates on SMSANZ-related things at: https://www.facebook.com/SMSANZCIP
-Clinical Year Students-
Applications for the Pre-employment Grant (PEG) offered by MOHH is now open and will close on the 22nd of January. Application for the PEG is open to final or penultimate year students in 4 and 5 year programs or 4th, 5th and 6th year students in 6 year programs.
The application process requires you to submit several documents and takes time to complete. Please do not leave it to the last minute.
Once your application has been accepted, you will be offered an interview in either Sydney, Melbourne or in special cases, Singapore.
More details can be found at the link below
If you have any questions about what the process was like drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have specific questions about how to complete your application, please email MOHH at email@example.com.
SingHealth's residents together with the Hackathon working committee are organising the upcoming SingHealth Hackathon 2019, with the theme “Care in the Community”, and will be held on 15 and 16 Feb 2019 at Academia.
Participants across all disciplines and professions (administrators, clinicians, AHP, nurses) from SingHealth are invited to join and they would like to extend the invitation to all the medical students as well. There will be a Pre-Hackathon Workshop held on 29 Jan 2019 where interested students can learn more about the challenges and difficulties that patients and caregivers face in the current healthcare landscape. On the Hackathon event itself, students can be part of the brainstorming process to come up with innovative ways to improve patient care delivery in the community.
If you are interested, sign up via the links below:
SMSANZ is proud to present to you our 1st ever Seminar Event, MEDVERSATION 2018, and we would like to cordially invite all SMSANZ members, as well as anybody studying/working in the Healthcare Profession, to be part of it with us! (NUS/NTU students, UK students - all are greatly welcome to join!)
Following the recent shift in Singapore’s healthcare system for more generalists with broad-based knowledge and expertise, our theme for this year's Medversation will be: Singapore’s Healthcare Landscape: A Decade from Now.
This seminar aims to provide our medical students and healthcare professionals with a better understanding of the changing needs of the Singapore population to better prepare themselves for their future training and careers upon returning to Singapore. Come on down to hear from many esteemed doctor speakers who will be giving us important insight into the Singapore healthcare scene in the present and in the future. A panel discussion will also allow you the opportunity to have some of your burning questions answered.
This year our lineup of esteemed speakers include:
This event is scheduled to happen on the 8th December 2018, Saturday, 9:30AM-4:30PM at the SMA Building (Jalan Bukit Merah). Lunch is provided.
Tickets are priced at $22.00/pax (for individual tickets) and $20.00/pax (for buddy tickets).
The following link is the signup form: https://goo.gl/forms/maWBPJdnwJEEFOrq2.
Special Discount: If you are currently signed up for one of our following programs, you are able to purchase a ticket to Medversation at $15 Each
For more information please visit the SMSANZ Facebook group if you are a member, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope to see you there!
This summer, SMSANZ is presenting a jam-packed calendar full of events that are even more #highyield than the Tally O’Connor dude. Most of our events are now open for signs up so get on it before spaces fill up!
Sign up for the following events:
Sign ups for the following events are now closed:
Thank you for all your overwhelming responses for our events! Watch this space for more updates along the way!
CALLING ALL FRESHERS! You're invited to be a part of Camp Volatus 2019!!! ✨
Are you feeling anxious about moving to a new country? 😬 Wish you could make some friends beforehand to make the transition smoother and less scary? Not sure what to expect and wish you had a platform to talk to seniors? Want to spend a weekend having fun and meeting new people? This is the camp for you! We have heaps of activities planned - an exciting night segment, time to mingle with seniors and bond with classmates from the same uni, and lots of crazy games, you're guaranteed a great time. ✨🎊
Check out our event page for more details 😉
PS. Seniors if you know any juniors enrolling in med in AU/NZ next year Please INVITE them and SHARE this event with as many freshers as you can!
Looking to pick up new skills over the holidays? Looking to impress your tutors next year with surgical techniques? Looking to refresh what you have learnt? Fret not as SMSANZ presents to you our first ever Skills Workshop for all pre-clinical students! (Many apologies to all clinical students - we will look into organising a Skills Workshop for you in future years!)
Sign up link: https://goo.gl/forms/Nh7nIKpUpCypHkyC2
Date: 22nd Dec 2018
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm (Registration @ 10.15am)
Venue: The Waterina (Function Room), Lor 40 Guillemard Road, Singapore 398085
Price: AUD$20 per pax* (includes your very own suture set - needle holder, forceps, scissors)
If there are any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us @ email@example.com or just drop us a Facebook message (Tey Kai Yuan, Jacqueline Kwan, Phoebe Neo or Sarah Claire Tan)!
Thank you and see you there!
To raise funds for SMSANZ's very own orientation camp, the Camp Volatus 2019 committee has designed shirts exclusively for you! (Pssst there MIGHT also be a special re-appearance by the Camp Illuminate 2016 'Eat. Sleep. Med. Repeat.' camp shirt)
Shirts will go for $20 each OR 4 for $70. Place your orders by 30th November 2018 via the link below. For more information can be found on the google form. Any support will be greatly appreciated! :)😍
Hello Clinical Year Students!
Are you wondering what it will be like to go back to Singapore to work? Wondering what the training pathway is like? Wonder no more! The 3 Hospital Networks in Singapore, National University Health Services (NUHS), Singhealth and the National Health Group (NHG) are organising their annual Residency Open houses to tell you more about working in Singapore and why you should work for them.
Listen to Professors and Junior Doctors alike to find out which hospital environment and specialty appeals to you and compare training programs across hospital networks. They ARE different. This is an opportunity not to be missed so SIGN UP NOW. (IT'S FREE, also there's food provided).
The details of the event are as follows.
NUHS 3rd Jan, 1430- 1800hrs, Sign-up Link- https://goo.gl/forms/T35expOhuh359BHY2
SGH 7th Jan, 1800-2100hrs, Sign-up Link- https://goo.gl/forms/7gYoXKr7bP0LoFcx2
NHG 8th Jan, 1200- 1700hrs, Sign-up Link - https://goo.gl/forms/LMMaxuVFtPrMWLJU2
Ps. We've tried our absolute best to stagger the events and work with the busy schedules of our doctors.
Welcome to SMSANZ!
Welcome to SMSANZ’s website! SMSANZ is a non-profit society that represents all Singaporean medical students studying in Australia and New Zealand.