ACHIEVEMENTS

Awards and Prizes

Included in a book entitled “100 Women” launched by the University of Newcastle near the end of 2011. The project featured the lives of 100 Women achievers.

The American Academy of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) 28th Award was named the “Dr Susan Lim Award”, in recognition of  advances by surgeons in Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, November 2007. This Award was presented to 2 recipients for achieving excellence un surgery during the Arab Health Congress 2008 in Dubai.

• Presented the “Dr Mark Hoffman Award” by The Committee for Review and Recognition (CRR) of the American Academy of Continuing Medical Education, January 2007 at the Arab Health Congress, Dubai. This award recognised Leadership in Graduate Medical Education.

• Conferred an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Medicine by the University of Newcastle, Australia in 2007

• Presented the Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2006, Melbourne, Australia.

• Presented the Dr Arthur L Bloomfield Award for Excellence in Medical Education by the American Academy of Continuing Medical Education in recognition of her contribution and the support to Continuing Medical Education during the Arab Health Congress 2006 in Dubai.

• Installation as Fellow Trinity College, Melbourne Australia May 2005 – First Singaporean and Youngest Fellow of Trinity College, Melbourne, Australia.

• Young Investigators Award at the IXth Biennial Scientific Meeting of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 1994. Title of the paper is "A predictive role for complement in the end stage liver cirrhosis".

• Young Surgeons Travel Award presented by the Japan Surgical Society at the XCIII Annual Congress of the Japan Surgical Society, Sendai, Japan, 21-23 April 1993. Title of presentation is "The rectum as a novel site for islet cell transplantation - preliminary report".

• Best Free Paper Prize awarded by the French Transplant Society at the First International Congress on Transplantation in Developing Countries, Westin Stamford, Singapore, 3 May 1992. Title of the free paper is "The MEGX test as a measure of liver viability in an isolated perfusion circuit".

• Seah Cheng Siang Memorial Prize for Best Free Paper in Gastroenterology entitled "Complement deficiency in liver cirrhosis - observations and applications. Presented at the Combined Scientific Meeting of the Gastroenterological Societies of Singapore and Australia, Marina Mandarin Hotel, 1 December 1991.

• British Society for Immunology Travel Award 1991 - Third International Congress on Pancreatic and Islet Cell Transplantation, Lyon, France, 6-8 June 1991.

• Seah Cheng Siang Memorial Prize for Best Free Paper in Gastroenterology, entitled "Extracorporeal Hepatic Support System - Research Aspects" presented at the Combined Scientific Meeting of the Gastroenterological Societies of Singapore and Malaysia, Westin Stamford, 2 December 1990.

• International Transplantation Society Travel Award to attend and present at the Transplantation Society Meeting, San Francisco, August 1990.

• Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow Traveling Fellowship, Minneapolis, USA to study under Professor David Sutherland and Professor John Najarian, 1988.

• Ethicon Foundation Travel Award, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Minneapolis, USA to study Pancreas and Islet Cell Transplantation under Professor David Sutherland, 1988.

• British Society of Immunology Travel Award to attend and present at the Transplantation Society Meeting, Sydney, 1988.

• British Transplantation Society Travel Award to attend and present at the Transplantation Society Meeting, Sydney, 1988.

• Wellcome Trust Travel Award to attend and present at the Transplantation Society Meeting, Sydney, 1988.

• Sandoz Travel Award to attend and present at the Transplantation Congress, Washington D.C., U.S.A., 1987.

• Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Overseas Student Bursaries 1985-1988.

• Overseas Research Student Merit Award, U.K. 1985-1988.

• Winston Churchill Scholarship (Gulbenkian) to undertake a PhD in Transplantation Immunology at Churchill College, Cambridge University, U.K. 1985-1988.

• G.B. Ong Gold Medal for highest aggregate marks (shared) in General Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1984.

• First Class Honours MBBS, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 1979.

• David Rosenthal Memorial Prize for highest aggregate marks (shared) in pre-clinical years, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 1974-1976.

• Colombo Plan Scholarship for Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 1974-1979.

 

dr susan lim prizes