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DR YAP WEE SEE
Dr. Yap Wee See was awarded The Commendation Medal by the Prime Minister's Office Singapore. The Medal is awarded to a person who has distinguished himself through commendable performance and conduct, or significant efficiency, competence and devotion to duty.
2009 Healthcare Humanity Award
Healthcare Humanity awardees have inspired their peers and colleagues with their passion and selfless spirit in their care and comfort to patients and the community. In 2009, 9 TTSH staff were awarded the Healthcare Humanity Award. These awards recognise healthcare workers who have gone beyond the call of duty.
Dr. Yap Wee See received the Healthcare Award on 25 May 2009 from President S R Nathan.
2003 Courage Star Award
During the outbreak of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) disease in 2003, Dr. Yap Wee See was at the frontline, battling the SARS epidemic. As a Senior Consultant at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, he worked in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) wards, courageously administering treatment to severely affected SARS patients. In year 2003, The Courage Fund gave out Courage Awards to healthcare workers to recognise them for their extraordinary courage and selfless dedication in the fight against the deadly SARS virus that threatened the entire nation.
"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver." - Mahatma Gandhi
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Mount Elizabeth Novena 2014-present
Yap Wee See Respiratory and Sleep Clinic
Dr. Yap Wee See set up his practice in Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital in July 2014. The clinic specialises in respiratory, intensive care & internal medicine. Dr. Yap is also currently a Visiting Consultant to Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Head of Department 2011-2014
Respiratory Department, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
With his area of specialty in Sleep Medicine, he played a key role in setting up the current Sleep Laboratory and Sleep Clinic in TTSH.
In 2011, Dr. Yap was appointed the Head of the Department of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, TTSH.
Dr Yap Wee See was the Head of Department and Senior Consultant of the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), from 2011 to 2014.
Adjunct Associate Professor 2012-2014
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Imperial College-Nanyang Technological University
In the area of medical education, he spearheaded the development of curriculum planning in respiratory medicine at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Imperial College-Nanyang Technological University from 2012 -2014. He was appointed an Adjunct Associate Professor taking part in teaching the inaugural academic year of medical students at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He has also been actively involved in the teaching of medical students in Yong Loo Lin School of medicine, National University of Singapore.
SARS Crisis 2003
Besides respiratory medicine, Dr Yap is also accredited by the Specialists Accreditation Board and the Singapore Medical Council as an intensivist. In 2003, Dr Yap was among the first doctors directly involved in the treatment of the most severe patients with SARS in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at TTSH. For his contribution, he was awarded the Pingat Kepujian (The Commendation Medal) 2003 National Day Awards for Overcoming SARS, Singapore.
Medical Fellowship 2001-present
Dr Yap is also a Fellow of several colleges.
He has been a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore since 2001;
Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) since 2005;
Royal College of Physicians (London) since 2011.
He is also a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.
Fellowship in Canada 1999-2000
Dr Yap was awarded the Health Manpower Development Programme Fellowship by the Ministry of Health in 1999. He spent a year in advanced training in Sleep Medicine and Bronchology at the Vancouver General Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Canada. Dr Yap is trained in Lung Cancer and Interventional Bronchology, including Nd YAG laser, rigid bronchoscopy, airway stenting and EBUS