Dr Ng Lai Peng

Dr Ng Lai Peng

Family Physician, Consultant
SingHealth Polyclinics – Tampines



Education And Residency Showcase
Date: 22 September 2017, Friday
Time: 2.30pm – 5pm
Synopsis: Understanding the needs of patients and learners is key to the delivery of good patient care and effective medical education. SingHealth Family Medicine educators and residents share their research insights into patient enablement, patient education and education innovations in this showcase. Dr Jason Chan measured the Patient Enablement Index (PEI) and studied patient, physician and system factors affecting patient enablement in an Asian context. Dr Suriya Prakaash and Dr Goh Zhaojing evaluated elderly patients’ awareness of pneumococcal vaccination and the effects of a brief educational intervention on their attitude towards vaccination. Dr Cheryl Tan assessed the knowledge of Pioneer Generation Package (PGP) benefits and the influence of education of its benefits on the choice of primary care provider. Dr Ng Lai Peng shares her experience of creating an animated video to teach primary care physicians the procedure of IUCD insertion and the assessment of learner acceptability and confidence post-training.


Dr Ng Lai Peng is a Family Physician, Consultant in SingHealth Polyclinics and a clinical core faculty member of the SingHealth Residency Family Medicine program. She has been actively involved in teaching residents, medical officers and medical students for more than 10 years. She has been an examiner for the Master in Medicine (Family Medicine) exam as well as Internal Examiner for the Family Medicine Fellowship Programme Summative Assessment since 2014.

She is the clinical leader for the SingHealth Polyclinics Women’s Health Workgroup and has conducted the women’s health workshop for residents and medical officers over the past five years. Her area of interest includes developing training programs for primary care doctors on women’s health. Her work on evaluation of simulation workshop to train primary care doctors to insert intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) won her a Merit Award in the 13th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC) e-poster presentation category. She has also received the Residency in SingHealth Excels (RISE) Outstanding Faculty Awards for 2014, 2015 and 2016.