Assistant Professor Derrick Aw Chen Wee is a Senior Consultant who specialises in dermatology and a registered acupuncturist in the National University Hospital, Singapore. He is also the clinical director of the University Dermatology Clinic.
Dr Aw's subspecialty interests are acne, psoriasis, eczema, urticaria, dermatological lasers for medical and cosmetic uses, minimally-invasive dermatological aesthetic procedures, cosmeceuticals and hospital dermatology. He is highly involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education as a clinician-educator, Phase III medicine coordinator and an associate member with the Medical Education Unit at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. With numerous teaching awards to his record, he is frequently invited to lecture for medical students, family physicians, dermatologists, pharmacists, and residents.
Dr Aw is a regular contributor to local mass media queries on dermatological problems, and gives frequent public talks as well. He has written three educational books on clinical medicine (Look and Proceed, Armour 2002), clinical dermatology (Dermatology Picture MCQs, Armour 2005) and self-assessment in internal medicine (Modified Essay Questions for Medicine Finals, World Scientific 2012). He sits in the Resident Accreditation Committee for dermatology, and chairs the Maintenance of Competency Subcommittee with the Chapter of Dermatology, Academy of Medicine Singapore. Apart from sitting in the committee of the National Healthcare Group Medical Ethics Committee Board, Dr Aw is currently involved in more than 20 clinical research projects and is a reviewer for several medical journals.