• 27 - 28 March 2021

Dr Elizabeth Ang

Dr Elizabeth Ang

Name:  Elizabeth ANG You Ning

Present Positions:

Senior Consultant, Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital (NUH)

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, National University of Singapore (NUS)

Address: Department of Paediatrics, National University Health System (NUHS)

NUHS Tower Block Level 12, 1E Kent Ridge Road

Singapore 119228

Email: elizabeth_ang@nuhs.edu.sg

 

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
Apr 2003:  Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Honors), National University of Singapore
Oct 2007:  Member, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, United Kingdom
Oct 2007:  Master of Medicine (Paediatric Medicine), Singapore
Apr 2009:  Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Rheumatology, University of Western Australia
Jun 2017:  Certificate in Medical and Health Professions Education, Centre for Medical Education, National University of Singapore

POST-GRADUATE TRAINING:
Apr 2012-Sep 2013:  Clinical Fellowship, Pediatric Rheumatology, Boston Children’s Hospital, USA

EMPLOYMENT:
May 2003-Aug 2003:  Intern, Department of Pediatric Medicine, NUH
Sep 2003-Dec 2003:  Intern, Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Jan 2004-Apr 2004:    Intern, Department of Internal Medicine,     Alexandra Hospital
May 2004-Oct 2004:   Resident, Department of Anesthesia, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Nov 2004-Apr 2005:   Resident, Department of Pediatric Medicine, NUH
May 2005-Oct 2005:   Resident, Department of Neonatology, NUH
Nov 2005-Oct 2007:   Resident, Department of Pediatric Medicine, NUH
Nov 2007-Apr 2008:   Resident, Department of Neonatology, NUH
May 2008-Oct 2009:   Registrar, Department of Pediatric Medicine, NUH
Nov 2009-Apr 2010:   Registrar, Department of Neonatology, NUH
May 2010-Jun 2011:   Registrar, Department of Pediatric Medicine, NUH
Jul 2011-Dec 2012:     Associate Consultant, Department of Pediatric Medicine, NUH
Apr 2012-Sep 2013:    Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Rheumatology, Boston Children’s Hospital, USA
Jan 2013-Jun 2018:    Consultant, Department of Pediatric Medicine, NUH
Jul 2018-present:        Senior Consultant, Department of Pediatric Medicine, NUH

FACULTY ACADEMIC POSITIONS:
May 2008-Aug 2011:  Clinical Tutor, Department of Pediatrics, National University of Singapore
Sep 2011-Jun 2016:   Clinical Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, National University of Singapore
Apr 2012-Sep 2013:   Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Rheumatology, Harvard Medical School, USA
Jan 2014-present:      Core Faculty, NUHS Pediatric Residency Program, Singapore
Jul 2016-present:       Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, National University of Singapore
Aug 2017-2019:         Board Member and Screening Editor, Annals Academy of Medicine, Singapore

ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP POSITIONS:
2011-2015:  Head, Welfare Task Force, Department of Paediatrics, NUH
2010-2013:  Deputy Educational Supervisor, Department of Pediatrics, NUH
2014-2016:  Educational Supervisor, Department of Pediatrics, NUH
2014-2016:  Curriculum Subcommittee, NUHS Residency Program
Mar 2015-Dec 2016:  Associate Chairman Medical Board (Outreach), NUH

LOCAL INVITED PRESENTATIONS/TALKS/LECTURES:
2011-2017:   Lectures on Pediatric Rheumatology at various polyclinics in Singapore
2012-2013:   Boston Children’s Hospital Mini Grand Rounds (for teaching of hospital residents)
15 Apr 2014: Pediatric Rheumatology for the Adult Rheumatologists, National Core Rheumatology Series (for senior residents/advance specialty trainees in Rheumatology in Singapore)
21 Jul 2014; 3 Sep: Pediatric Rheumatology for Nurses, KTP-NUCMI Pediatric Nursing
22 Oct 2015:Course
23 Jul 2014:  National CME for Ophthalmology, “Immunosupressives in Orbital Inflammatory Disorders, a Pediatric Perspective”
22 Jan 2017: Paediatric Rheumatology Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Paediatrics) Course, Nanyang Polytechnic
2 Oct 2018:   Master of Nursing, NUS: General Approaches to Joint Pain, Swelling, Stiffness, Limb Pain and Extremity Pain
28 Jan 2019: Paediatric Rheumatology Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Paediatrics)
28 Jan 2020: Course, Nanyang Polytechnic
22 Dec 2020

REGIONAL/INTERNATIONAL INVITED PRESENTATIONS/TALKS/LECTURES:
17 Apr 2011:  ASEAN Paediatric Congress: “Tests in Paediatric Autoimmune Diseases”
23 Aug 2014: 3rd Wong Hock Boon Paediatric Masterclass
16 Apr 2016:  Pakistan Society of Rheumatology Annual Meeting
4 Nov 2016:   NUH Eye International Congress: “Immunological manipulation of Pediatric Orbital inflammatory disease”
23 Sep 2017: 16th ASEAN Pediatric Federation Congress, Myanmar: “Autoinflammation: When Fever Isn’t Infection”
28 May 2018: 9th Regional Scientific Meeting of Paediatric Dermatology 2018: “Skin Manifestations of Connective Tissue Disorders”
18 Aug 2018: 7th Wong Hock Boon Paediatric Masterclass: “Taking the Heat off Prolonged Fevers: A Practical Approach to Management”
8th Nov 2019: Rheumatology for the General Paediatrician: a case-based discussion, Invited speaker, Sardjito Hospital, Yogyakarta
16-17th Nov 2019: 2nd National Pediatric Allergy-Immunology Congress, Dalat, Vietnam: “Macrophage Activation Syndrome”
20 Nov 2020: Asia Pacific Academy of Paediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology (APAPARI) 2020 Webinar Series “Paediatric Rheumatology: An Overview”
21-22 Nov 2021: “Advances in Paediatrics Hong Kong 2021”by Chinese University of Hong Kong

 
PUBLICATIONS:
1. Teo SL, Gerez IF, Ang EY, Shek LP, Food-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis- a review of 5 cases. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2009 Oct;38(10):905-9.
2. Olivia L, LK Lim, PL Ooi, LPS Shek, Ang EY, MB Son, Intra-articular glucocorticoid injections in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis in a Singapore hospital. Singapore Medical J. 2014 May;55(5):248-52.
3. Ang EY, Soh JY, Liew WK, Chan KW, Thoon KC, Chong CY, Lau YL, Lee BW. Reliability of acute illness dihydrorhodamine-123 testing for chronic granulomatous disease. Clin Lab. 2013;59(1-2):203-6. Erratum in: Clin Lab. 2013;59(3-4):449. Ang, Y N [corrected to Ang, E Y]; Chan, K W [added]; Thoon, K C [added]; Chong, C Y [added]; Lau, Y L [added].
4. Ang, E. and Sundel, R 2014. Henoch-Schonlein Purpura. In: MacKay, Ian, Rose, Noel R. eds. Encyclopedia of Medical Immunology: Springer, pp
5. Segal MM, Athreya B, Son MB, Tirosh I, Hausmann JS, Ang EY, Zurakowski D, Feldman LK, Sundel RP. Evidence-based decision support for pediatric rheumatology reduces diagnostic errors. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2016 Dec 13;14(1):67.
6. Arkachaisri T, Tang SP, Daengsuwan T, Phongsamart G, Vilaiyuk S, Charuvanij S, Hoh SF, Tan JH, Das L, Ang E, Lim W, Chan YH, Bernal CB; Asia Pacific Pediatric Rheumatology Education and Research Network. Paediatric rheumatology clinic population in Southeast Asia: are we different? Rheumatology (Oxford). 2017 Mar 1;56(3):390-398.
7. Ang, E and Sundel, R. Kawasaki Disease. In: Zaoutis, L, Chiang, V eds. Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Second Edition: McGraw-Hill; 2018. p. 827-832
8. Ang, E and Sundel, R. Henoch-Schonlein Purpura. In: Zaoutis, L, Chiang, V eds. Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Second Edition: McGraw-Hill; 2018. p. 832-836
9. Editors: Denise LM Goh, Elizabeth Y Ang. Pediatric Differential Diagnosis: Top 50 Problems. Elsevier; 2018
 
ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
1. Elizabeth Y.N. Ang, Bee Wah Lee, Yvonne See, Lily Lim, Lynette P. Shek, Thalidomide in Paediatric Patients with Autoimmune Disease (Abstract), 12th Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology Congress, 1-5 Aug 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2. Elizabeth Y.N. Ang, Lynette P. Shek, Eric Aragon, Sivalingan-SP, Kam-Hon Yoon, Kok-Yong Fong, Hui-Kim Yap, Antiphospholipid Antibodies in Paediatric SLE Patients in an Asian Population (Abstract), ACR Keystone Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium, 1-5 Mar 2008, Colorado, U.S.A
3. Elizabeth Y.N. Ang, Lynette P. Shek, Eric Aragon, Sivalingan-SP, Kam-Hon Yoon, Kok-Yong Fong, Hui-Kim Yap, Antiphospholipid Antibodies in Paediatric SLE Patients in an Asian Population (Abstract), 42nd Malaysia Singapore Congress of Medicine, 31 Jul-3 Aug 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4. Elizabeth Y.N. Ang, Nicholas Ng, Utility of Jansson Score in a Cohort of Patients with Chronic Non-bacterial Osteitis in Asia, Paediatric Rheumatology European Society (PReS) Congress (Poster), 28 Sep to 3 Oct 2016, Genoa, Italy
5. Karthik SV, Ang EY, Quak SH, Aw MM, Idiopathic arthritis in children with end-stage liver disease awaiting transplantation, World Congress of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (WCPGHAN 2016), 7 Oct 2016, Montreal, Canada
6. P. Chan Ng, L. K. Lim, E. Y. Ang, P. L. Ooi, Uveitis associated with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: lower prevalence and unique clinical characteristics in Asian patients, 24th European Paediatric Rheumatology Congress (PReS) (Poster), 14-17 Sep 2017, Athens, Greece
7. P. Chan Ng, P.L. Ooi, E.Y. Ang, Juvenile Dermatomyositis Masquerading as Atopic Dermatitis, Joint Joint Congress of the Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology & the Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology, 11th – 14th Oct 2018, Bangkok, Thailand
8. Calpainopathy masquerading as immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy in a 7 year old girl Global Conference on Myositis
9. Myositis Autoantibodies in Paediatric Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies – A Case Series from Singapore Global Conference on Myositis
10. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis in Singapore: A 10-Year Clinical Experience, EULAR/PReS Conference, 15th June 2019, Madrid, Spain

 
MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS:
Executive Committee: National Arthritis Foundation, Singapore
Member: Singapore Paediatric Society
Member: Singapore Society of Rheumatology
Fellow-In-Training: American College of Rheumatology
(Post fellowship)
 
SERVICE AND VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

EDUCATION OF PATIENTS AND SERVICE TO COMMUNITY:
2011: Public Talk on “Joint Pains in Children”
2012: Patient Information Leaflet on JIA    
28 Jun 2014: JIA Day for JIA patients
20 Jun 2015: JIA Day for JIA patients
28 Nov 2016: JIA Day
9 Dec 2017:   JIA Day
9 Aug 2015-2017, 2019: Singapore National Day Parade Paediatric Medical Team Lead
12 Dec 2020: JIA Day

EDUCATION AND SERVICE TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
May, Aug 2015: Volunteer Pediatric Rheumatologist, Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, Cambodia (taught the Rheumatology Module in the Residency Curriculum for this NGO; was their point of consult for all rheumatology patients
23-25 Jun 2015: Volunteer to Hospital Nacional Guido Valadares, Dili, East Timor (taught in the “Doctors as Educators” short course)
28 Oct- 3 Nov 2015: Lead Paediatrician, Kyaihto Charity Medical Mission (Myanmar)
Nov 2015: Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Nov 2016: Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, Cambodia
2-5 Nov 2017: Chenla Children’s Healthcare, Kratie Province, Cambodia
3-17 Apr 2018: Chenla Children’s Healthcare, Kratie Province, Cambodia
10-16 Nov 2018: Chenla Children’s Healthcare, Kratie Province, Cambodia
1-7 Dec 2019: Chenla Children’s Healthcare, Kratie Province, Cambodia
12-17 Jan 2020: Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, Cambodia

POST-GRADUATE AWARDS
(Awarding Body)
Most Outstanding House Officer: Dean’s Award - 2004
(Dean’s Office, National University of Singapore)
NHG Medical Officer International Conference Award - 2006
(National Healthcare Group)
NHG Medical Officer International Conference Award - 2008
(National Healthcare Group)
Best Medical Officer Award - 2008
(Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital)
Nestle Medal and Book Prize (First in MMed Paediatric exam) - 2008
(School of Postgraduate Medicine, National University of Singapore)
Best Registrar Award - 2009
(Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital)
Best Registrar Award - 2009
(Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital)
Best Junior Post-graduate Teacher Award - 2010
(Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital)
Best Junior Post-graduate Teacher Award - 2011
(Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital)
Academic Medicine Development Award - 2011
American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Fellows Award - 2012
ACR Fellows Award - 2013

UNDERGRADUATE AWARDS
Dean’s List award (First Professional Examination) - 1998-1999
Academy of Medicine Bronze Medal (Second in Exam) - 1998-1999
Oliveiro Memorial Gold Medal (Biochemistry) - 1998-1999
Smithkline Beecham Book Prize (Physiology) - 1998-1999
Dean’s List award (Second Professional Part I Examination) - 1999-2000
Dean’s List award (Second Professional Part II Examination) - 2000-2001
Dean’s List award Second Professional Part III Examination) - 2001-2002
Dean’s List award (Final Professional Examination) - 2002-2003.
 
SCHOLARSHIPS
Max-Lewis Scholarship (2nd year medical school) - 1999-2000
Shaw Foundation Scholarship (4th year medical school) - 2001-2002
National Arthritis Foundation Paediatric Scholarship - 2008