Quek Swee Chye, MD, FACC, FRCPCH, DCH (London)
Department of Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Prof. Quek is Chairman, Medical Board, of National University Hospital. He is also Senior Consultant and Head, Division of Cardiology, at the Department of Paediatrics. Prof. Quek has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and participated in many international conferences as invited faculty. In recognition of his contributions to cardiology, he was awarded Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology. He is the first Singaporean to be invited to serve as Council Member of the ACC Adult Congenital Heart and Pediatric Cardiology Chapter. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatricians and Child Health (United Kingdom), Academy of Medicine and College of Paediatricians and Child Health, Singapore.
Of his many administrative duties at National University Hospital, Prof Quek is the Director of Healthcare Performance Office. He is instrumental for the JCI accreditation of NUH, making NUH the first hospital in Singapore to be accredited in 2004, with subsequent re-accreditations after, including raising the bar to the accreditation to an Academic Medical Center standard. Prof. Quek is Senior Consultant (Part-time) to the Ministry of Health, Singapore, and the Health Promotion Board's School Health Service. For his contributions to healthcare, he was awarded the inaugural NUHS-Mochtar Riady Pinnacle Award for Clinical Excellence and National Medical Excellence Award by the Ministry of Health, Singapore, in 2013.
Terms of Appointment: Aug 2018 - Jul 2020