Our Medical staff are here to enhance our patients’ experience and support them at every step of their healthcare journey.
Over at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, there are 3 Career Development Tracks available to establish structured career progression for our medical staff. This provides doctors with proper career progression tracks that will allow them to pursue career goals according to their different interests and competencies, and actualize their full potential.
The 3 Career Development Tracks available are as follows:
This track is designed for doctors who wish to be trained as specialists. Fresh medical graduates can complete their housemanship to become Medical Officers and receive the Basic Specialist Training (BST) programme. With the completion of the BST and a recognized postgraduate degree, Medical Officers can advance to become service registrars, who will receive the Advanced Specialist Training (AST) programme. Once the AST programme is completed, they will be promoted to specialists where there will be opportunities for leadership, training and teaching.
RESIDENT PHYSICIAN TRACK
This track is for doctors who do not aspire to be specialists, but want to remain working in a hospital setting. Resident Physicians can progress to become Senior Resident Physicians and Principal Resident Physicians where they will undertake senior roles, supervisory, teaching and clinical responsibilities.
FAMILY PHYSICIAN TRACK
This track is for doctors who want to pursue a career in Family Medicine. Family Physician will receive higher and enlarged responsibilities such as overseeing implementation of clinical programmes and leading/ participating in research projects as they promote to Senior Family Physician, Consultant Family Physician and Senior Consultant Family Physician.