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JUNE 2006


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Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong Conferred SMA Honorary Membership

SMA Annual Dinner

A Superior Physician Heals the Nation

Physician to the Country
By Dr Vivian Balakrishnan

Why Are We Here?
By Dr Wong Chiang Yin

SMA Annual Dinner
By Krysania Tan and Adeline Chua

Council News

1. SMA Medical Convention
2. Free Drug Formulary for Members
3. SMA Car Decal

4. SMJ Online Submission & Review
5. Medico-Legal Society Annual Seminar 2006

6. 47th SMA Council 2006-2007 SMA Standing Committees - Chairmen

By Dr Raymond Chua, Honorary Secretary


Healing the Soul
By Club Rainbow


TCM in GP Practice
By Wormie

Challenges & Changes
By Dr Au Kah Kay

President's Forum

Conservation, Preservation and Revival
By Dr Wong Chiang Yin


Interview with Dr Chau Chwen Hwe: Helping the Poor to Help Themselves
By Dr Tan Wu Meng, Editorial Board Member

Osler's Notes

Osler's Notes

Personally Speaking

Medical & Dental Outreach to Bali
By Dr Teo Eng Swee Cuthbert, Editorial Board Member

By Dr Teo Jin Yao

Thin-slicing - The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
By Dr Tan Poh Kiang, Editorial Board Member


A Response to Examinations
By Professor John Wong

Don't Look Back in Anger
By Dr Oh Jen Jen, Editorial Board Member

What's Up Doc

Dr Fatimah Lateef


News in Brief


A Tribute to the Late Dr Gwee Ah Leng - 17 July 1920 to 31 March 2006


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