YLL-NUS SELF ELECTIVE MEDICAL STUDENT
National Skin Centre (NSC) accepts YLLSOM Year 3 and 4 medical students who have interest in dermatology. Students will be attached at NSC for a minimum of 1 week to a maximum of 8 weeks. They will be appointed a dermatologist as their supervisor who will assess them throughout the attachment. Alternatively, they can write to a dermatologist whom they prefer to be supervised under.
* Understand key factors and descriptors in evaluating a patient with a dermatological problem * Describe the morphology of skin lesions and recognize the various clinical patterns of skin eruptions in patients. * Diagnose common skin diseases identified in the list of core curriculum and understand the management of these conditions. In particular, students should be able to recognize dermatological emergencies and be familiar with management of the conditions in this category and be able to recognize common malignant skin tumours. * Understand key factors and descriptors in evaluating a patient with a suspected sexually transmitted infection. * Be familiar with management of common sexually transmitted infections such as herpes simplex viral infection, syphilis, gonorrhoea, non-gonococcal urethritis, candidiasis.
* STI Attachment
* Communicable Disease Centre Ward Round
* Phototherapy Attachment
* Clinical Lab Attachment
* Treatment Room Attachment
* Procedure Suites Attachment
To apply, kindly write to Mr Ang at firstname.lastname@example.org and inform NUS Deans Office of your interest in the dermatology elective posting for records.
NSC Contact Details
Mr Ang Chin Tiong
Mr Muhammad Faizal