Surgical Interest Group of Monash University Malaysia

We are the Surgical Interest Group of Monash University Malaysia catering to the interests of medical students pursuing a career in surgery.

We encourage and nurture an interest for surgery in medical students at Monash University Malaysia.


How we work



We are continuously advocating for and promoting a general interest for surgery within the medical student community at Monash and beyond.



SIGMUM organises workshops and events throughout the year catered to medical students to offer exciting new opportunities to learn and practice surgical skills.



Our events which include webinars and talks by thought-leaders and experts in the field of surgery presents opportunities to students looking to meet with and discover the sub-specialities that interest them.



Joining SIGMUM exposes you to new challenges and opportunities that enable you to achieve personal and professional goals.

About Us

We are a highly-active society of individuals who are passionate, eager and bursting with enthusiasm to promote surgical education among medical students.

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Our Team

Get to know the people behind SIGMUM in 2023/2024!

I found the webinars organised by SIGMUM to be very informative as the presenters were very engaging and knowledgable.

Antonia Ong En Ee (Year 5), SIGMUM Member

A great place for all medical students, especially the aspiring surgeons amongst us, to gain some valuable insights on the job-scope of a surgeon and the surgical specialisation pathways available!

Edmund Sia Lee Chung (Year 4), SIGMUM Member

Being part of the 2020 committee has allowed me to work with many inspiring individuals and has helped me hone my leadership and communication skills, an essential tool for every doctor-to-be.

Esther Ong (Year 5), Treasurer for SIGMUM in 2020