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Postby Nandini Devi » Fri, 17 Oct 2014 5:46 pm

I too checked the website...its indeed a great help from your side..i will check into it...then i will try my position as house officer there for a year then let me apply for resident there..thanks a lot for your info

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Postby ecureilx » Fri, 17 Oct 2014 7:44 pm

Emergency123 wrote:
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BTW, for practicing cert. the T Reg has / had an expiry date and a note that extension has to be submitted by the hospital etc., for foreign grads. Was this changed ? Just curious ..



am not very sure..but AFAIK,this requirement has not changed.IMO,a foreign grad should never come to Singapore on a T-reg.


but all those I know with accepted degree and otherwise, mostly KK and TTSH, ended up in T reg ..

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Postby AndrewV » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:53 am

I've pretty much read the whole post but not much talk on locals going abroad, getting an MBBS from a recognized university and then coming back to practice.

does this make things any easier?

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Postby ecureilx » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:31 am

AndrewV wrote:I've pretty much read the whole post but not much talk on locals going abroad, getting an MBBS from a recognized university and then coming back to practice.

does this make things any easier?


From what I know ..

Locals getting a foreign degree were treated unrecognized/same as foreigners with foreign degrees, unless they got a degree from Malaysia / UM

however, of late, the locals with foreign degree are being paid 50K upwards, to come over, do the Housemanship and get registered by SMC .. sort of a limited release, but a fast track to absorb them. And a bond in case they scoot half way ! And a few road shows in Sydney / London and on it goes ..

this offer was mostly to Australian/Indian/UK Graduates from Singapore


is that what you wanted to know ?

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Postby taxico » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 8:37 pm

AndrewV wrote:I've pretty much read the whole post but not much talk on locals going abroad, getting an MBBS from a recognized university and then coming back to practice.

does this make things any easier?


even if you graduated from the top 3 med schools in the UK/US, you'd still be treated with some amount of derision by your singapore educated colleagues and seniors.

MOH is now much more welcoming of foreign-trained singaporean doctors... but the poor doctor will soon realize things are never equal compared to YLLSOM grads...

if you want things to be "easier" - i suggest at least finishing residency before heading to singapore. life can be sh!te as a foreign-trained HOMO in singapore. best to start your career in singapore as an AC/C...
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Postby Nandini Devi » Tue, 28 Oct 2014 1:17 pm

Global placement Center is recruiting doctors on an interview basis..what about the study materials I should concentrate?? Will the books i studied in my MBBS is enough or do i hve to study specific guides for the interview?

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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 28 Oct 2014 1:39 pm

Nandini Devi wrote:Global placement Center is recruiting doctors on an interview basis..what about the study materials I should concentrate?? Will the books i studied in my MBBS is enough or do i hve to study specific guides for the interview?


2 cents from a non-medical person

Start reviewing on the Royal College of Physicians ? or your relevant area. You can buy the books online on BN or Amazon, or should have Indian Low cost editions.

That's how it goes for Ob Gyn atleast !

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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 28 Oct 2014 1:40 pm

taxico wrote:life can be sh!te as a foreign-trained HOMO in singapore. best to start your career in singapore as an AC/C...


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Postby AndrewV » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:10 am

taxico wrote:
AndrewV wrote:I've pretty much read the whole post but not much talk on locals going abroad, getting an MBBS from a recognized university and then coming back to practice.

does this make things any easier?


even if you graduated from the top 3 med schools in the UK/US, you'd still be treated with some amount of derision by your singapore educated colleagues and seniors.

MOH is now much more welcoming of foreign-trained singaporean doctors... but the poor doctor will soon realize things are never equal compared to YLLSOM grads...

if you want things to be "easier" - i suggest at least finishing residency before heading to singapore. life can be sh!te as a foreign-trained HOMO in singapore. best to start your career in singapore as an AC/C...

it's good to know that SG is more welcoming of foreign trained singaporean doctors. That gives locals who missed out on SG uni a few more options. I guess it is better for singaporeans to attend those universities that the SMC lists on their website, unfortunately either they are very expensive or very difficult to get in on their own right (goes without saying i guess)

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Postby ecureilx » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 12:08 pm

AndrewV wrote:it's good to know that SG is more welcoming of foreign trained singaporean doctors. That gives locals who missed out on SG uni a few more options. I guess it is better for singaporeans to attend those universities that the SMC lists on their website, unfortunately either they are very expensive or very difficult to get in on their own right (goes without saying i guess)


The unis in the SMC list, are either expensive, or exclusive, or demand extremely high marks, to even step in

Those who are not in the top 5% end up elsewhere.

heck, they may have got into NUS, in which case the SMC list et al is immaterial !!!

the word out in the street is, while the Foreign educated SG Grads come here, to 'avail' of the bonuses etc, a fair sum do still run back to Canada/Australia or US, where they got their degree in the first place !!

Anybody who is not fully registered, i.e. privileged enough to open their own clinic etc, have to bust their asses for a loooong time !!!!!!!!

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Postby AndrewV » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 2:28 pm

ecureilx wrote:
AndrewV wrote:it's good to know that SG is more welcoming of foreign trained singaporean doctors. That gives locals who missed out on SG uni a few more options. I guess it is better for singaporeans to attend those universities that the SMC lists on their website, unfortunately either they are very expensive or very difficult to get in on their own right (goes without saying i guess)


The unis in the SMC list, are either expensive, or exclusive, or demand extremely high marks, to even step in

Those who are not in the top 5% end up elsewhere.

heck, they may have got into NUS, in which case the SMC list et al is immaterial !!!

the word out in the street is, while the Foreign educated SG Grads come here, to 'avail' of the bonuses etc, a fair sum do still run back to Canada/Australia or US, where they got their degree in the first place !!

Anybody who is not fully registered, i.e. privileged enough to open their own clinic etc, have to bust their asses for a loooong time !!!!!!!!


Thanks for your insights :)
are there any cost effective options out there which are not IIT type hard to get into? because the medical schools in US/UK/Canada/Australia are crazy expensive

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Postby ecureilx » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 2:53 pm

AndrewV wrote:Thanks for your insights :)
are there any cost effective options out there which are not IIT type hard to get into? because the medical schools in US/UK/Canada/Australia are crazy expensive


Well, if the person is a SC, there are some options, though those will add 4 to 7 years of additional studies/work to get into the stream

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Postby taxico » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:10 pm

AndrewV wrote:...I guess it is better for singaporeans to attend those universities that the SMC lists on their website, unfortunately either they are very expensive or very difficult to get in on their own right (goes without saying i guess)


the list was made exclusively by MOH to ensure the standards of returning junior doctors are high. it has been their intent all along, and unlikely to change.

it's unfortunate that well established/highly ranked med schools are expensive. the other option is to be well trained before coming back... then it shouldn't matter what med school you graduated from.

i know a wealthy non-singaporean doctor that spent 10 years plotting to enter singapore with a non-recognized degree (still a top med school in his country). he eventually was hired as a senior consultant in an understaffed department... and was able to join his wife and children who were already here for some years.

although to be frank, as a physician, (and SMC registration aside) it shouldn't matter what med school one graduates from. it is more important to find good (medical) mentors/seniors/teachers and learn as much as one can and be dedicated to one's craft and field and pass on knowledge. all med school does is equip a person with the barest qualification and knowledge to start learning how to be a doctor.
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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 04 Nov 2014 8:11 am

taxico wrote:i know a wealthy non-singaporean doctor that spent 10 years plotting to enter singapore with a non-recognized degree (still a top med school in his country). he eventually was hired as a senior consultant in an understaffed department... and was able to join his wife and children who were already here for some years.


10 years is about there.

I also know a few MBBS/MDs who have taken up non-medical roles, as trailing spouses, like in Clinical research, Medical consultancy, and such, a far cry from their training

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Clinical Assocate Job In Radiology

Postby digishdr » Mon, 24 Aug 2015 4:21 am

Hi...i wanted to work as a Clinical Associate in Radiology in Singapore General Hospital . I wanted to know what would be the salary be ??Would they consider me for the job if my MBBS degree is not recognized by SIngapore Medical Council ??


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