Scientific Programme


Dr Lee Eng Sing
Senior Consultant Family Physician,
National Healthcare Group Polyclinics

Dr Lee Eng Sing is a senior consultant family physician currently based at Hougang Polyclinic.  Dr Lee spends most of his time as a principal clinician researcher at the National Healthcare Group Polyclinics (NHGP) helping to build the culture, capacity and capability of research in primary care.  His research interest is on multimorbidity, chronic disease management, epidemiology and health services research.  He attained his PhD in Family Medicine on the topic – “Measuring Multimorbidity” in 2019. Since then, he and his team in the Clinical Research Unit of NHGP have conducted various research projects relating to multimorbidity in the primary care setting in Singapore.  In 2020, the team was awarded NHG Research Impact Award.  Dr Lee spends time as a fellow in MOH Office of Healthcare Transformation where he is currently leading cross-cluster primary care collaborative work to identify an agreed list of chronic conditions for multimorbidity, develop a data repository of polyclinic data, describe the common patterns of multimorbidity within the local primary care setting and their corresponding healthcare service use and costs, and determine the drivers of high costs among patients with multimorbidity. Dr Lee is also a clinician scientist in Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine where he is a Co-Principal Investigator in the Health for Life in Singapore Study (HELIOS).  Dr Lee is also actively teaching research methods within the Fellowship programme in the College of Family Physicians, Singapore. 



Programme Details

Day 2, 08 October 2021 , Friday,
Stratifying Health Care
Track : Appreciating Multimorbidity: A Game Changer for Primary Care (Broadcast Date - 17 Dec 2021)
Topic : Multimorbidity: The Findings From Research Work Done in Singapore Primary Care
Local Speakers