Speaking Assignments
Contributions to Society
Robotic Surgery

17 December 2014

Attended the Royal Society of Medicine, State of the Art, Cardiovascular CT, London

12-13 December 2014

Attended Dilemmas in Colorectal Surgery, The Strand Campus, King's College London

5-7 November 2014

Organizing Committee, ISSCR Regional Forum series in conjunction with the Stem Cell Society Singapore, Global Controls in Stem Cells

27 October 2014

Attended "An evening behind the scenes" organized by Intuitive Surgical, W Hotel, San Francisco, USA on 27 October 2014.

26-30 October 2014

Participated in the American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress, "The Surgeon of the Future", Moscone Center, San Francisco, USA.

Attended the 2-day General Surgery Review Course organized by the American College of Surgeons


October 2014

General Surgery Review Course, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Oct 2014, San Francisco, USA.


13 August 2014

Attended Wearable Wednesday Silicon Valley Healthcare + Wearables @Singularity University, NASA Campus

21 June 2014

Appointed Co-Chair of the Global Advisory Council of the ISSCR commencing 21 June 2014


18 – 21 June 2014

Participated in the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) 12th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada. Appointed Co-Chair of the Global Advisory Council of the ISSCR commencing 21 June 2014".

16 May 2014

Attended“Engineering iological Systems: maximizing translational impact, Faculty Retreat at Clark Kerr Campus Conference Center, UC Berkeley

April 2014

Member of the Organising Committee for the upcoming Forum of the Singapore Stem Cell Society with the ISSCR, November 5-7, 2014

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New Appointment !

Special Adviser, Visiting Scholar, Center for Automation and Learning in Medical Robotics, College of Engineering, UC Berkeley, USA 2014-2015


International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) 12th Annual Meeting, Vancouver June 2014 Conference highlights here

International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) 11th Annual Meeting, Boston. Blog on Conference Conference highlights here

The University of Newcastle launched the 100 Women book project in the last quarter of 2011. This project celebrates the achievements of 100 remarkable women. Minister Khaw Boon Wan was the guest of honour and Dr Susan Lim was one of the 100 women recognized worldwide.


Dr Susan Lim by Artist John Young


The American Academy of Continuing Medical Education established the “Dr Susan Lim Award” which was presented to Dr Faruq Baddiudin MD as the first recipient in 2008, in recognition of his contribution to the Advancement in Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery.



Susan Lim: Transplant cells, not organs

Dr Susan Lim speaks at the INK Conference Dec 2010. This talk has been included on the TED website.

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CITRIS lecture:
Dr Susan Lim - Robotic surgery, engineering from a surgeon’s perspective


International Womens Day 2008 Click Here...


Short CV

Dr Susan Lim pioneered the  first successful cadaveric liver transplant in 1990, for Singapore and Asia. She is known as the "Spirit of the Century", an Award conferred upon her by the Singapore public in a national contest held to identify the role model for the 21st century.

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Making an Impact on Lives Overseas

1. Attended to victims of the Bali bombing incident in October 2005. Dr Susan Lim was mentioned in the House of Representatives, Official Hansard, Parliamentary Debates, Commonwealth of Australia, 10 October 2005 for the surgical care she provided to the victims.

2. Saving the life of a UAE national. The story of Dr Lim’s life-saving work on a young UAE National who was air evacuated to Singapore for emergency care was reported in a Singapore Medicine Publication "Reaching Out, Touching Lives". The  contribution by the patient was in recognition of Dr Lim’s dedicated care entitled "Dr Lim, My Second Mummy".

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