Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
Instructor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS)
Associate Program Director, NUHS Medical Oncology Senior Residency Programme
Dr Samuel Ow is a Consultant in the Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS). He obtained his medical degree from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, where he was awarded Distinction in Medicine, the Nestle Gold Medal, and placed on the Dean’s List for his academic achievements. He received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding House Officer of his entire cohort in 2007, and obtained the Masters of Medicine (Internal Medicine) and Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) on an MOHH Postgraduate Exam Scholarship in 2011. He subsequently successfully completed his specialty training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at NCIS where he served as Chief Registrar, and was also selected for the inaugural Singapore Chief Residency Program.
Dr Samuel Ow’s clinical and research interests are in Breast Cancer and Clinical Cancer Genetics. He received a Master of Public Heath with concentration in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on an Academic Medicine Development Award in 2016. During his time in Baltimore, USA, he also attended sessions at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is a co-investigator in several investigator-initiated and multi-national clinical trials. His research work has been published in peer-reviewed journals as well as at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. He is an alumnus of the Clinical Cancer Genetics Community of Practice Intensive Course in Cancer Risk Assessment conducted by the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, and currently runs the Cancer Genetics Clinic at NCIS.
Dr Samuel Ow strongly believes in the importance of training the next generation of physicians. He is an Instructor on the Clinician-Educator track at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and is currently the Associate Program Director of the Medical Oncology Senior Residency Program at NCIS. He is active in medical education at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and has been awarded for teaching excellence.
Education and Fellowships
- MBBS, MRCP (UK), M.Med (Int Med), MPH
- Inaugural Singapore Chief Residency Program
- Clinical Cancer Genetics Community of Practice Intensive Course in Cancer Risk Assessment, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Breast Cancer
- Clinical Cancer Genetics
Awards and Honours
- 1st Prize for Best Clinical Trial Proposal, NCIS Clinical Trials Workshop 2016
- Academic Medicine Development Award 2016
- NCIS Junior Teaching Excellence Award 2014
- Young Investigator Award and Best Oral Presentation (Clinical Sciences Category), NCIS 1st Annual Research Meeting 2014
- Junior Investigator Program Grant, NCIS Center Grant Call 2013
- MOHH Postgraduate Exam Scholarship 2011
- Dean’s Award for Outstanding House Officer
- Distinction in Medicine, Nestle Gold Medal and Dean’s List, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
- Singapore Society of Oncology
- American Society of Clinical Oncology
Updated as of 1 January 2018