Ian Curran at IGHPE 2018 in Kuala Lumpur

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Prof. Curran is the Vice Dean of Education at Duke-NUS Medical School, which was established in Singapore as a collaboration between Duke University in the USA and National University in Singapore in 2005. He has a long record in developing professional standards in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training, and IGHPE was pleased to have him bringing this experience to discussion on the topic of “Framing the challenge: Preparing the future healthcare workforce” at our 2018 meeting in Kuala Lumpur. Here Prof. Curran discusses the value of focusing on outcomes rather than process in regulatory standards, and the work he has been doing at Duke-NUS Medical School to develop a curriculum that matches Singapore’s health care needs.