Generativity Award for Educators
Assoc Prof Lee Kheng Hock
SingHealth Community Hospitals
Assoc Prof Lee Kheng Hock was appointed the first Executive Director of the College of Family Physicians Singapore and tasked to revamp the educational activities of the college from 1998 to 2005. He played an instrumental role in the creation and development of the Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine in 2000, which is recognised today for its rigor and impact on improving the standard of family medicine in Singapore. He also served three full terms as President of the college from 2011 to 2017, during which various training programmes saw record enrolment numbers and improvement in standards.
In 2007 in the then-newly established Duke-NUS Medical School, Assoc Prof Lee developed an innovative, longitudinal family medicine curriculum that emphasised the importance of patient centredness and continuity of care.
Assoc Prof Lee also set up the SingHealth Community Hospitals Office of Learning in 2018, which co-creates education programmes with partners in adult learning and care providers in the intermediate and long-term care sectors.
Ms Yu Xia
Senior Nurse Clinician (APN)
Advanced Practice Nurse Development
Changi General Hospital
With 10 years of experience and expertise in pain management and advanced practice nursing, Ms Yu Xia has developed several pain management training workshops and skills competencies for nurses of different levels. She also conducts orientation talks for new nurses to equip them with essential knowledge of pain management at Changi General Hospital (CGH), to enhance the care provided to patients.
As a member of the CGH APN Mentoring Programme, Ms Yu is a co-lead in developing a robust mentoring programme to nurture senior nurses with high potential to embark on their journeys of becoming Advanced Practice Nurses. Ms Yu has also led, presented and published several research studies.