College Newsletter - April 2019

To:  All Fellows, Members and Associates of the College,

Attached please find the new College Newsletter for your attention.

College Newsletter, April 2019

Best Regards,

College Secretary

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

To: All PIID Subspecialty Trainees, Fellows and Members of Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

 

The PIID Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment, which will be held on 22nd June 2019 (Saturday), A.M. (exact time to be advised).

 

PIID Subspecialty Trainees who are eligible and would like to sit for the Exit Assessment please submit the application formSummary of Training and Record Sheet of PIID Exit Assessment to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 27th April 2019 (Saturday).

 

The application form can be downloaded from the College website:

www.paediatrician.org.hk Subspecialties PIID Announcements

 

Dr Kwan YW, Mike

Chairman

Subspecialty of Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases (PIID)

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

 

Dear Associates

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) Examination will be held on 9 May 2019. Candidates wishing to sit the above exam in HK must apply both online using the RCPCH website ( https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/user ) AND submit paper applications to our College. Please study carefully the details of application as outlined in the attached circular.

Application period
20 February 2019 (Wed) – 6 March 2019 (Wed)

Examination Fee
HK$8,800

Payment should be made payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians.

Attached please find an Application Form C for your use.

Remarks:
1. All theory exams have been moved to computer-based testing since January 2015. Please refer to the RCPCH website for more CBT information:

https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/theory-exams-mrcpch-dch-how-apply

2. Sample examination questions are available on the RCPCH website for candidates viewing. Candidates sitting for CBT exams are strongly advised to study these sample questions at this link

( https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/theory-exam-sample-papers )

3. Candidates can sit the MRCPCH theory exams in any order, and can take the Applied Knowledge in Practice Exam as their first MRCPCH theory exam.

4. Those candidates who have never taken an exam with the RCPCH and/or do not have an RCPCH number are advised to first register for an exam account with the RCPCH well before the application period. You are not able to apply for any examinations online until your registration for an exam account is accepted.

Thank you for your kind attention.

College Secretariat

 

   

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

Invitation from the Committee for Subspecialty Boards (CSB)

To: Chiefs of Service
Paediatric Departments of the Training Institutions
 
Dear Colleagues,
 
Following the establishment of six Paediatric Subspecialties, the Committee for Subspecialty Boards (CSB) would like to conduct a review of the subspecialty accreditation process in order to assess the impact on general paediatric services as well as subspecialty services and development. We aim to identify areas for improvement and ensure that the future subspecialty development is robust and sustainable. We wish particularly to examine and ensure that the service needs of our children are met and sound service infrastructures are implemented in well-established training institutions.
 
With support of the College Council, the CSB has decided to hold a Forum to provide a platform for the Chiefs of Service or delegates to give suggestion and advice on the impact of the subspecialty accreditation process and paediatric development in Hong Kong training institutions:
 
Event    :     CSB Forum with the Chiefs of Service
Date      :     2 March 2019 (Saturday)
Time     :     3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Venue   :     James Kung Meeting Room, 2/F Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong.
 
 
The forum will also be attended by Colleagues as follows:
-      College Council Members
-      Subspecialty Boards Members
-      CSB Members
 
As the Head of a Paediatric Department, you are cordially invited to join this important Forum. Your participation at the Forum would be very much appreciated and we value your contributions and valuable advice. Attached please receive a tentative programme of the forum for your information.
 
To allow us to estimate the attendance, please kindly let us have your positive reply by completing below table and returning email to the Secretariat Office (Attention: Kitty Ho), This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for registration by 20 February 2019 (Wednesday).     
 
Full Name Hospital/Private/Others Email address Car plate no. for reservation, if any  
 
We look forward to seeing you at the Forum.
 
Yours sincerely,
 
Dr Chok-wan Chan
Director of Subspecialty Boards
Committee for Subspecialty Boards
Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

 

 

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

Invitation from the Committee for Subspecialty Boards (CSB)

Distribution to the College Fellowsa and
First Fellows of the College in
Subspecialty of Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases (PIID)
Subspecialty of Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics (DBP)
Subspecialty of Paediatric Neurology (PN)
Subspecialty of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine (PRM)
Subspecialty of Genetics & Genomics (Paediatrics) [GGP] and
Subspecialty of Paediatric Endocrinology (PE)
 

Dear Colleagues,

Following the establishment of six Paediatric Subspecialties, the Committee for Subspecialty Boards (CSB) would like to conduct a review of the subspecialty accreditation process in order to assess the impact on general paediatric services as well as subspecialty services and development. We aim to identify areas for improvement and ensure that the future subspecialty development is robust and sustainable.

With support of the College Council, the CSB has decided to hold a Forum to provide a platform for all interested colleagues to give suggestions and advice on the Forum. The details are as follows:

Event:      CSB Forum with College Fellows and First Fellows of the College
Date:        28 February 2019 (Thursday)
Time:       8:00 pm
Venue:     Function Room 1, 2/F Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey
                 Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong.
 
The forum will also be attended by Colleagues as follows:
-      College Council Members
-      Subspecialty Boards Members
-      CSB Members
 

As a College Fellow and Specialist of one of the established Subspecialties you are cordially invited to join this important Forum. Your participation at the Forum would be very much appreciated and we value your contributions and valuable advice. Attached please receive a tentative programme of the forum for your information.

To allow us to estimate the attendance, please kindly let us have your positive reply by completing below table and returning email to the Secretariat Office (Attention: Kitty Ho), This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for registration by 20 February 2019 (Wednesday).

 

Full Name

Hospital/Private/Others

Email address

Car plate no. for reservation, if any  

 

 

 

 

 

We look forward to seeing you at the Forum.

Yours sincerely,

Dr Chok-wan Chan
Director of Subspecialty Boards
Committee for Subspecialty Boards
Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

 

   

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