Mission & Objectives
Duke-NUS Centre for Clinician-Scientist Development (CCSD)
The Centre for Clinician-Scientist Development, under the Office of Research in Duke-NUS, is established to support the research pillar of academic medicine in our SingHealth Academic Medical Centre (AMC) partner by nurturing a cadre of passionate and talented clinician-scientists in our AMC. Led by Professor Koh Woon Puay, the Centre provides structured training through providing different programmes tailored for different career stages of clinician-scientists, spanning from graduating Duke-NUS students to aspiring clinician-researchers.
To train and nurture clinician-scientists in our SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC by:
- Providing individualised planning and development of research career
- Providing individualised administrative support by “Clinician-Scientist (CS) Managers”
- Connecting them to other scientists, statisticians and research methodology experts in the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre (AMC) community for collaboration and mentoring
- Providing grantsmanship support for NMRC grant submission through one-to-one coaching and customized small-group workshops
- Providing opportunities to present at regular research seminars to receive ideas and feedback for refining research protocols towards successful grant applications
- Providing opportunities to receive funding support for pilot studies or extension-studies to existing grants
- Communicating with Heads of Departments and Vice-Chair Research of ACPs on the progress of individual clinician-scientists
Left to Right: Fion Farn, Angie Tan, Koh Woon Puay, Wang Jie Jin, Balram Chowbay, Chen Meixuan
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