A/Prof Sophia Ang
Senior ConsultantDepartment of AnaesthesiaNational University HospitalSingapore
A/Prof Sophia Ang was a graduate of NUS medical school in 1990 and obtained Master of Medicine Anaesthesia in 1995. She specialised in cardiac anaesthesia and completed a year of cardiac anaesthesia training in Massachusetts General Hospital in 1998 to 1999 and another year in Texas Heart Institute in 1999 to 2000.
She is accredited to do perioperative transoesophageal echocardiography by National Board of Echocardiography US in 1999.
A/Prof Ang is interested in promoting and teaching patient safety and is the Vice Chairman Medical Board for Patient safety and operations of the National University Hospital with interest in projects promoting patient safety such as critical laboratory test communication, reduction of failure to rescue and proper handover of care.
She is a Patient safety consultant with the Ministry of Health and a representative at the WHO High 5 Patient Safety Project.