Dr. June Goh

Imm. Past President

Organisation: Association of Women Doctors (Singapore)

Dr June Goh is a Senior Consultant in Singapore General Hospital and the Director of Neuroanaesthesia and Neurocritical Care. She is very involved in teaching both medical students and post graduate doctors as member of the Core Faculty Anaesthesia Residency Programme, Adjunct Assistant Professor Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and Clinical Lecturer in the Yong Loo Lin Medical School. She Chairs the STAR budding researcher’s award and the transplant oversight committee. She is also currently serving on the Dover Park Hospice Governing Council and co-chairs the fundraising committee.

She graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1990 completed her postgraduate anaesthesia training in Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.  She has been an active member and past president of the Association of Women Doctors Singapore (AWDS) executive committee, helping out with the various activities organised by AWDS. The events have ranged from public education, charity to networking:

The Association of Women Doctors (Singapore) (AWDS) and the Singapore Film Society (SFS) hosted an exclusive movie premiere of Snoopy & Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie on 10th December 2015. This fund raising event was in support of the National University of Singapore Medical Society. She helped organize a Public Forum on Breast Cancer on 8th March 2014 at the Queenstown Community Centre. Other activities include an Easter charity tea in collaboration with Club 21 that raised funds for Sanctuary house in 2013.

June served as 2nd then 1st Vice Presidents in her past terms at SCWO and is now in her 2nd term as President and has been active in organizing and participating in the various activities initiated by SCWO. She Co-Chairs Star Shelter and has attended activities planned for the residents and interacted well with them.

Being passionate about women’s family and health issues, she has actively participated in dialogues and feedback sessions organised by Ministry of Social and Family Development and the People’s Association. In the past years, these issues have involved the CPF, Medishield, Eldercare Package, National Servicemen and the National Budget.

  • ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network Annual Focal Point Meeting 2018 and AWEN Handover Ceremony – 10 to 11 May 2018
  • Health Roundtable Discussion with the Centre for Research on the Economics of Ageing (CREA), Singapore Management University – 5 May 2017
  • IBU Power Women’s Conference by Indonesian Embassy – 21 April 2017
  • Women’s Financial Security in Old Age, Forum by Tsao Foundation – 7 October 2016
  • ASEAN Confederation of Women’s Organisations (ACWO) Biennial Assembly and Conference 2016 – 31 October to 1 November 2016
  • Matter, the Independent Expert (IE) on the enjoyment of all human rights by older person, a lunch hosted by Senior Minister of State (Health) Dr Amy Khor for Ms Rosa Kornfeld – 26 September 2016
  • President’s Forum – Sat 20 Feb 2016
  • MSF/SCWO Network Meeting will be held on – Tue 5 Jan 2016
  • Medishield Dialogue session with Dr Amy Khor – 19th Jan 2016
  • CEDAW (CEDAW Review Planning Meeting July 2015, See Doors Open -A Forum to Celebrate 20 years of CEDAW Oct 2015
  • Carers Who Need Care: Making Difficult Decisions When Domestic Workers Fall III (Transient Workers CountToo (TWC2)

She attended the fifty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women, in accordance with Economic and Social Council resolutions which undertook a review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. The President’s forum September 2013 featuring breast cancer awareness was planned and moderated by her.