Speakers

Swee Chye Quek

Chairman Medical Board, National University Hospital

About

Associate Professor Quek is Senior Consultant and Head of Cardiology at the Department of Paediatrics at National University Hospital.  He is also Head of Medical Affairs (Clinical Governance) at NUH.  Prof Quek has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and participated in many international conferences as invited faculty. In recognition of his contributions to cardiology, he was awarded Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology.  He is the first Singaporean to be invited to serve as Council Member of the ACC Adult Congenital Heart and Pediatric Cardiology Chapter. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatricians and Child Health (United Kingdom), Academy of Medicine and College of Paediatricians and Child Health, Singapore.
 
Of his many administrative duties at National University Hospital, Prof Quek currently holds the appointment of Deputy Chairman of the Medical Board at NUH, and is the hospital's Director of Clinical Services and Director of Healthcare Performance Office.  He chairs the Quality Assurance Committee and the Clinical Directors' Committee at National University Hospital. He is instrumental for the JCI accreditation of NUH, making NUH the first hospital in Singapore to be accredited in 2004, with subsequent re-accreditations after.   Prof Quek is appointed Visiting Senior Consultant to the Ministry of Health, Singapore, and the Health Promotion Board's School Health Service.  For his contributions to healthcare, he was awarded the inaugural NUHS-Mochtar Riady Pinnacle Award for Clinical Excellence and National Medical Excellence Award by the Ministry of Health, Singapore, in 2013.
 
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