MBBS, MMed Anaesthesia, FAMS (Anaes)
Sub-specialties: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia
Dr Ong Biauw Chi graduated from the University of Singapore in 1986 and obtained her Master of Medicine in Anaesthesia with the gold medal award in 1992 from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
She completed her specialist training and entered the specialist roster in 1995 followed by obtaining the Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 1997. She did her fellowship training in Cardiac Anaesthesia, including Transesophageal Echocardiography training, in Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital in 1995. She was the team lead in the separation of the Nepalese Craniopagus twins (2001) and the Iranian Craniopagus twins (2003).
Dr Ong is interested in teaching, mentoring and training of junior doctors including medical students in both Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Duke-GMS Graduate Medical School, anaesthesia trainees and other medical officers and registrars. She is involved in teaching using simulations and various pedagogy methods. She was involved in starting the course for post basic nurses in peri-anaesthesia with Nanyang Polytechnic to further advance the role and professional development of the nurses in anaesthesia. Dr Ong was named best mentor by SingHealth medical officers and was President of the Society of Anaesthesiologists in 2005.
Dr Ong is a member of the Anaesthesia Specialist Training Committee and is the Chair of the Examination committee overseeing the Master of Medicine Examinations in Anaesthesia. She is the immediate past head of Anaesthesiology department, and Director of Patient Safety and Clinical Governance, and has set up the Clinical Governance framework in Singapore General Hospital. She is actively involved in the Joint Commission International process and organizes and promotes quality improvement, safety and peer review in the hospital. She has held several National Medical Research council grants and various other research grants and keenly supports and promotes research activities.
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