Wee Ming Lau
Dr Wee-Ming Lau
Dr Wee-Ming Lau graduated with a MD from National University Malaysia (UKM) followed by a Masters Degree in Internal Medicine from University Malaya in 1998. She received further training in both Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at the Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, and the Respiratory Sleep Disorders Clinic, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre respectively in Western Australia. She worked as an advanced trainee, and thereafter as a senior registrar at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. She obtained further post graduate qualifications in both Dermatology and Occupational Health. She is currently registered with the local National Specialist Register in both Internal Medicine and Respiratory Medicine.
Since joining Monash University Malaysia (MUM) as a senior lecturer in 2008, Wee-Ming has advanced into the field of medical education (ME). She was awarded the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (Monash) in 2010 and Essential Skills in Medical Education (AMEE) in 2011 (teaching), 2013 (leadership); followed by a Master in Higher Professional Education (Monash) in 2014. Inspired by Monash motto : Ancora Imparo”, she is currently enrolled in a higher degree in Medical Education. Her areas of research in ME are in Feedback, Clinical Skills, OSCE and Professionalism. She has won a number of Pro Vice Chancellor awards from MUM for her innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
Wee-Ming is the lead in the early years Clinical Skills (teaching and assessment) and teaches Bioethics at the Malaysian campus. She was appointed the Deputy Head, Medical Education Unit (MEU) at MUM in late 2016 and has been the interim Head since August 2017. She is also the Malaysian affiliate with Monash Centre for Scholarship in Health Education (MCSHE).