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Joint RCSI-UCD Award Presented at Penang Medical College Conferring

05 July 2009

Dr. Kok Hong Kuan was presented with the joint RCSI-UCD award for first place in the final examinations at the Penang Medical College (PMC) conferring ceremony on 5th July 2009. RCSI Vice-President Ms. Eilis McGovern presented Dr. Hong Kuan with the award. Dr. Hong Kuan also took the prizes for Best in Medicine, Psychiatry and Family Medicine.

RCSI Vice-President Ms. Eilis McGovern presents Dr. Kok Hong Kuan with the joint RCSI-UCD award at the PMC Conferring Ceremony

PMC represents a unique partnership in medical education between the Penang State Government, RCSI and UCD. Based on the concept of twinning, students spend their pre-clinical years in RCSI or UCD, in Dublin and return to Malaysia for clinical training.

To view the valedictorian speech that Dr. Hong Kuan delivered, please click here.