Table 1

Thirty-two specialty training programmes at the National University Hospital, Singapore, as well as different methods taken to ensure the continuation of continuing medical education in each of them

Specialty training programmesMethods used
Medical
1.Internal MedicineVideoconferencing
2.Endocrinology
3.Nephrology
4.Infectious Diseases
5.Respiratory and Critical Care
6.Neurology
7.Gastroenterology
8.Rheumatology
9.Medical Oncology
10.Haematology
11.Cardiology
12.Dermatology
13.Geriatrics
14.Paediatrics
15.Family Medicine
16.Preventive MedicineMobile-phone based regular updates
17.Psychiatry
  • Videoconferencing

  • Small-group didactics with adequate social distancing

Surgical
18.General Surgery
  • Videoconferencing

  • Surgical videos

  • Surgical simulators

19.Orthopaedics
20.Hand Surgery
21.Cardiothoracic Surgery
22.Neurosurgery
23.Obstetrics and Gynaecology
24.Urology
25.Paediatric Surgery
26.Plastic Surgery
27.Otorhinolaryngology
28.Ophthalmology
Others
29.AnaesthesiaVideoconferencing
30.PathologyVideoconferencing
31.RadiologyVideoconferencing
32.Emergency Medicine
  • Videoconferencing

  • Small-group didactics with adequate social distancing

  • Procedural videos