N Balachandran Memorial Lectureship

The N Balachandran Memorial Lectureship is an award given to the winning essay chosen from sbumissions by all the final year orthopaedic trainees on a non-research topic.

  • The title will be up to the writer's discrection and the content of the essay is preferred to have some relatoinship to orthopaedic history, practice or philosophy. As a guide the essay is expected to be about 4 pages of A4 typewritten pages, although shorter or longer submissions will also be accepted.
  • The winner will receive a prize of $1000 from SOA.

N Balachandran Memorial Lectureship Awardees:

2023 Cheong Wei Lun Leadership in Orthopaedic Surgery: Inspiring a Future Generation [View]
2022 Chou Chia Chen Andrew The Orthopaedic Innovator: How We Can Provide Better Care For Our patients? [View]
2019 Daniel Seng
Tamara Soh
‘What is the Value of a Limb?’ [View]
'Gender Diversity in Orthopaedic Surgery' [View]
2018 Bryan Tan ‘Making Orthopaedics Future-Proof: Reflections from Residency and Hope for the Future’ [View]
2018 Amritpal Singh ‘Social Media and the Changing Face of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Future’ [View]
2017 Hamid Rahmatullah Bin Abd Razak ‘The Heart and Science of Orthopaedic Surgery’ [View]
2017 Ho Wei Loong Sean ‘Orthopaedic Training – is it all about the Surgery?’ [View]
2016 Foo Gen Lin Citius, Altius, Fortius [View]
2013 V Anandakumar Poetry in motion- Reflections of an Orthopaedic Surgeon [View]
2012 Ho Chun Hong Joel Orthopaedics and the Family [View]
2009 Sean Ng The Five People You Meet in Your Journey
Roland Chong The Orthopod Padawan
2008 Dave Lee Orthopaedic Research – A Trainee’s Wishlist
2007 Ernest Kwek Sun Tzu and The Art of Orthopaedics [ View ]
2006 Ganesan Naidu Spirituality and Medicine [ View ]
2005 Kevin Lee Orthopaedics in Singapore - Brave New World? [ View ]
2004 Lim Yeow Wai Life is a Journey
2003 Fong Shee Yan The Future of the Orthopaedic Internet [ View ]
2002 Fareed Kagda Volunteerism in Orthopaedics [ View ]
2001 Yue Wai Mun The Ideal Orthopaedic Training Programme for the New Millenium : From a Trainee's point of view