Dr Lew Yii Jen
Chief Executive Officer
National University Polyclinics
Dr Lew Yii Jen is Chief Executive Officer of the National University Polyclinics. A practicing family physician, Dr Lew obtained his Masters of Medicine, Family Medicine from the National University of Singapore and is a Fellow of the College of Family Physicians, Singapore, FCFP(S).
Dr Lew previously served as the Senior Director of Clinical Services at National Healthcare Group Polyclinics (NHGP) where he oversaw the clinical quality and patient safety matters of the nine polyclinics. He coordinated with the nurses, Care Managers, Allied Health Professionals and the operations staff in the team based comprehensive care of chronic patients, as well as communicated with the regional hospitals in the integration of care of patients across different institutions. Dr Lew was also responsible for the overall coordination of the emergency preparedness of the polyclinics under NHGP in the areas of civil and national emergencies including pandemic situations.
Having a keen interest and being passionate about the training of the doctors to be competent Family Physicians, Dr Lew continues to serve as a faculty member of the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and has been involved in the annual Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine (GDFM) clinical examinations, as well as the Master of Medicine (Family Medicine) mock examinations and clinical examinations for many years. He is also a member of MOH Family Physician Accreditation Board that screens eligible applications to the Family Physician Register.
Dr Lew previously served as a member of the Ministry of Health (MOH) Expert Committee on Immunisation, the MOH Inter-Agency Committee on Mental Health Integration, and the Agency of Integrated Care GP Advisory Panel.
He is also active in important medical covers for international events, the most recent being the setting up of medical centres for the SEA Games and Para Games in 2015.