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EVENTS

Internal Medicine for Primary Care
INTERNAL MEDICINE FOR PRIMARY CARE
October 30-01, 2020
The Internal Medicine for Primary Care conference will cover areas like Internal Medicine for Primary Care Physicians, Issues in Women's Health Cardio, Pulmonary for Primary Care Physicians, Neurology for the Non-Neurologist.

Update CME - Internal Medicine & Primary Care
UPDATE CME - INTERNAL MEDICINE & PRIMARY CARE
October 29-01, 2020
Earn 30 CME Credits by attending our Update CME Internal Medicine and Primary Care Conference either in person or via live stream!Expert speakers from The University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins, and University of California, Los Angeles will be presenting on the latest clinical guidelines. We offer in...

Alexandra Health System

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Alexandra Health System (AHS) offers multi-disciplinary and holistic care for the patient’s total well-being. As a healthcare cluster in the north, AHS manages Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and Yishun Community Hospital. AHS is building the Admiralty Medical Centre, Sembawang Primary Care Centre and Woodlands Integrated Health Campus that will be ready progressively from 2017.
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EVENTS

Update CME - Internal Medicine & Primary Care
UPDATE CME - INTERNAL MEDICINE & PRIMARY CARE
October 29-01, 2020
Earn 30 CME Credits by attending our Update CME Internal Medicine and Primary Care Conference either in person or via live stream!Expert speakers from The University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins, and University of California, Los Angeles will be presenting on the latest clinical guidelines. We offer in...

Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall
SYMPOSIUM ON ADVANCED WOUND CARE FALL
October 30-01, 2020
The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall meeting (SAWC Fall) serves as a forum to connect the entire wound care team — physicians, nurses, physical therapists, researchers, scientists, podiatrists, and dietitians — with the foremost experts in wound care to improve patient outcomes thro...