To: All Fellows, Members and Associates of the College

 

2017 Best Young Investigator Prize

To encourage research by colleagues, the Best Young Investigator Prize was created in 2015 to be awarded annually to the best paper published between 1st July of previous year and 30 June of the awarding year.

Eligibility

Entry into the Best Young Investigator Prize competition is voluntary.

Applicants must be members of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians (including Associate Members, Members and Fellows) AND aged 46 years or under as at 30 June 2017. 

The papers should be published in peer-reviewed print or electronic journals, and written in English or translated into English if they are written in languages other than English.

Only the first author or corresponding author is eligible to apply. One paper is eligible for only one submission, and each paper will be allowed to compete for only one prize.

If the paper has previously been awarded the Best Dissertation Prize of the College prior to publication, it will not be eligible for the Best Young Investigator Prize and vice versa.

The decision of the assessment panel will be final.

Submission

Submission deadline for the year 2017 Prize is 31 August 2017.  Interested colleagues can email their papers (PDF or MS Word format) together with the 2017 Best Young Investigator Prize Submission Form to the College Secretariat ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) on or before 31 August 2017.

The Best Young Investigator Prize will include a cash reward of HK$5,000 and will be presented during the College annual dinner in December.

Thank you for your kind attention.

 

Scientific and Research Subcommittee

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

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


Attached please find the new College Newsletter for your attention.

College Newsletter, April 2017

Best regards
College Secretary
Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

 

Dear All PIID Subspecialty Trainees, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

The PIID Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment, which will be held on 8th October 2017 (Sunday) 2:30 – 4:30pm. PIID Subspecialty Trainees who are eligible and would like to sit for the Exit Assessment please submit the application form and the required documents to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 21st April 2017.

Please kindly find enclosed Application Form of PIID Exit Exam for your attention.

Best regards,

Subscpecialty of Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Hong Kong College of Paediatiricans

   

Dear Fellows and Members of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians,

The Paediatric Respiratory Medicine (PRM) is now recognised as a Paediatric Subspecialty in the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians, it has been registered in the Specialist Register in The Medical Council of Hong Kong since May 2016.

The PRM Subspecialty Board now invites application from trainees for enrolment in the Training Programme.  Please kindly find enclosed files of Training Programme information together with Training Application Form for your attention.  Information is also available at the College website: www.paediatrician.org.hk

Please be reminded that the start of training programme will commence any time after 1 April 2017.  The deadline for enrollment of the PRM Training Programme will be on 31 March 2017.  Applicants will be invited for an interview after the deadline of enrollment.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned.

Best regards,

Dr Yat-cheung, Alfred Tam
Chairman
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine Subspecialty Board 

cc  Dr Shu-yan, David Lam
     Hon Secretary, PRM Subspecialty Board

 

 

Dear Associates,

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice Examination will be held on 9th May 2017. 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 2017 – 8 March 2017

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:
http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/training-examinations-professional-development/assessment-and-examinations/examinations/theory-exa-2 

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 (http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/theoryexams/samplepapers  ).

3. Candidates can sit the MRCPCH theory exams in any order, and are allowed to 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 with the RCPCH well before the application period. You are not able to apply for any examinations online until your registration is accepted. You need to have a RCPCH number in order to access your online application forms for your exams.

Thank you for your kind attention.

College Secretariat

   

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