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Dr Wong Yin Onn is Associate Professor (Practice) in Internal Medicine at Clinical School Johor Bahru, Monash University Malaysia.

Dr Wong joined the pioneer faculty of the Clinical School in Johor Bahru in February 2007 when the first batch of clinical students reported for clinical training. He has been active in teaching medical students and doctors in Johor Bahru since 1990.

Dr Wong graduated MBBS with distinction from the University of Malaya, and obtained post graduate qualifications in Internal Medicine; MRCP(UK), AM(Msia), FRCP(Glas).

He was Visiting Lecturer at his alma mater in 1988 -1989. He wrote a book on “Emergencies in Internal Medicine” in 1988. This book was updated as an eBook in 2010.

He also has written a number of eBooks: "A Primer of Clinical Diagnosis" in 2012 to help medical students entering their clinical years in the art of Clinical Diagnosis; "Q & A in Internal Medicine" for senior medical students based on questions discussed at Bedside teaching which has reached its 3rd edition in 2015; "100 Examination Topics in Internal Medicine" in 2016 to help students with commonly asked examination topics.

Dr Wong has also been teaching Buddhism regularly in Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok, Manila and HCMC the last 2 decades, and was an invited speaker at the 3rd, 7th and 8th Global Conferences on Buddhism. In recognition of his work, he was awarded the 2017 Nalanda Award for Dhammaduta work.

Monash teaching commitment


  • Year 4 Internal Medicine in Obstetrics
  • Year 5 Training to be a Competent Junior Doctor in Internal Medicine

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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