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Today 04:10 AM
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Depends on specialty

A doctor generally should be a role model to his/her patients.
How is a Fat/smoker/alcoholic GP Able to Convince his patient to lose weight/stop smoking/Stop drinking?

Bottomline
Aesthetics and derm docs you gotta look good.
Endocrine/bariatric surgery - you must not be fat
Paychiatry/addiction medicine - you should not drink or take drugs
Forsenic path - fat is actually good
Many doctors skip meals regularly. Have very little sleep. Work very hard to the point of exhaustion. Eat quick quick meals that may not have good nutritional value. Drink a lot of coffee.

Doctors don't particularly lead very healthy and balanced lives.
Today 02:22 AM
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Iím a non-medical person but my friend was recently told to lose weight prior to his residency posting. Is this for real LOL???
Depends on specialty

A doctor generally should be a role model to his/her patients.
How is a Fat/smoker/alcoholic GP Able to Convince his patient to lose weight/stop smoking/Stop drinking?

Bottomline
Aesthetics and derm docs you gotta look good.
Endocrine/bariatric surgery - you must not be fat
Paychiatry/addiction medicine - you should not drink or take drugs
Forsenic path - fat is actually good
Today 01:18 AM
Unregistered Iím a non-medical person but my friend was recently told to lose weight prior to his residency posting. Is this for real LOL???
Yesterday 10:02 AM
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All the best to you and your family.

Each system has its own problems and benefits.

I would say the requirements of your personal life decide where you should practice.
I do prefer the education system and stricter laws in SG, so it will be a safer place to raise a kid. However, my career would also be a huge deciding factor.
Yesterday 01:25 AM
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Awesome. What are your thoughts on practising in SG vs USA?

I'm completing my residency in medical specialty in the East Coast next year and considering the move to SG after to start my family.
All the best to you and your family.

Each system has its own problems and benefits.

I would say the requirements of your personal life decide where you should practice.
Yesterday 12:05 AM
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No. GS in USA.
Awesome. What are your thoughts on practising in SG vs USA?

I'm completing my residency in medical specialty in the East Coast next year and considering the move to SG after to start my family.
02-07-2020 10:59 PM
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Is this the FM practising in Calgary?
No. GS in USA.
02-07-2020 06:39 AM
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I left the public sector in sg in 2004.

Left Singapore totally in 2010.

Not all youngsters here.

Wish you all the best
Is this the FM practising in Calgary?
02-07-2020 06:38 AM
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The criteria stated in SMC website based on years of conditional reg to obtain full registration is the minimum. You will need an endorsement letter from CMB, usually with a letter of support from the head of your department. Needless to say this will be contingent on satisfactory performance but usually is not difficult. So there is some subjective element to it. But day to day practice and work as a consultant whether under conditional or full reg is the same
Thanks. Finally got proper answer.

Is there any document that publishes the average remuneration for various specialties in SG?

In the US, there is Medscape and MGMA data which allows for a good approximation but can't find the same for SG physicians.

Thanks in advance.
01-07-2020 11:20 PM
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Modernising medical career for uk started in 2005, you must be at least 40plus now.
Because a good number of seniors are trained in the uk, so i thought they would be familar with terms like HO and SHO, which became FY1 And FY2.
Im sorry. Thought people that frequent this site are the youngsters.

Apologies to 前辈
I left the public sector in sg in 2004.

Left Singapore totally in 2010.

Not all youngsters here.

Wish you all the best
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