Prof Gerald Koh is Head and Clinical Director of the Future Primary Care programme in MOH Office of Healthcare Transformation (MOHT) where his area of focus is primary care transformation using tele-health, novel diagnostic technologies and new models of care. He works with stakeholders from public polyclinics and private general practitioners to ensure that solutions which empower patients and providers to improve quality of care can be rapidly prototyped and tested. He is also Professor at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH) and Joint Professor, Dean’s Office and Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore; and Honorary Senior Consultant, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital. A family physician by training, he obtained his Masters in Medicine (Family Medicine) (NUS) in 2000, Fellowship in Family Medicine (College of Family Physicians Singapore) in 2003 and PhD in Family Medicine from Western University (Canada) in 2012. Prior to joining MOHT, he was Leader of the Health Systems and Behavioural Sciences Domain in SSHSPH and received the NUS Outstanding Educator Award in 2016. In 2021, he was recognised as among the Top 2% of Scientists Worldwide based on a study by Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS) University using total number of publications and citations, and co-authorship modified Hirsch (Hm) index. He is currently Principal Investigator of the NUHS Research Centre Grant’s Telehealth Core. His current research interests include tele-health, primary care, post-stroke rehabilitation, community geriatrics, health services research and medical education through service.
Day 2, 13 October 2022 , Thursday, 1100 – 1120hrs
Session 6: 13 Oct 2022, Thurs, 1100 - 1230hrs
Track : Track 2A: Healthier SG: Primary Care Enrolment (Level 1, Hall 1, ApeX)
Topic : Transforming Primary Care through Healthier SG