• Vol. 34 No. 11, 729–730
  • 15 December 2005

Citation on Dr Chew Chin Hin for Admission to Honorary Fellowship, College of Physicians Singapore on 2 July 2005

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Dr Chew Chin Hin, 74 years young this year, is a man for all seasons. His father, the late Dr Benjamin Chew, had himself a distinguished career and contributed much to medicine in Singapore. Anna, his wife, too is a medical doctor, courted from the days in Hong Kong University where he graduated MBBS in1955, did his surgical house job at Queen Mary’s, then returned to Singapore as house physician under Professor Gordon Ransome before proceeding to physician training. Fifty years on in this centennial year of the Medical School, he remains closely associated with the University Department of Medicine. In 1961, he passed the membership exam, climbed the local ranks through Senior Registrar to Consultant and was made foundation Head of Medical Unit IV, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) (which, upon restructuring in 1992, became the present Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology).

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