College Newsletter - Dec 2019

18/12/2019

College Newsletter - December 2019 To:  All Fellows, Members and Associates of the College, Attached please find the new College Newsletter for your attention. College Newsletter - December 2019 Best Regards College Secretary Hong Kong College of Paediatricians      
 

Subspecialty of Paediatric Neurology (PN) - Call for Application of Exit Assessment

03/12/2019

Dear Trainees of Subspecialty in Paediatric Neurology (PN), The PN Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment which will be held on 31st March 2020 (Tuesday). The PN 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 January 2020 (Tuesday). Please kindly find enclosed the Application Form, Summary of Training Record (Appendix I) and Record Sheet (Appendix II) of the PN Exit Assessment for your attention. The form can be downloaded from the College website www.paediatrician.org.hk → Subspecialties → PN →Announcements Dr Karen Kwong ChairpersonPN Subspecialty Board Dated: 3rd December 2019  
 

Invitation for Enrollment of Training Programme (Commencing from 2nd January 2020)

29/11/2019

Dear Members/Fellows of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians, The Paediatric Endocrinology (PE) 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 February 2019. The PE Subspecialty Board now invites application from trainees for enrollment in the Training Programme. Please kindly find enclosed file of training application form. Further information is available at the College website: www.paediatrician.org.hk Please be reminded of the important dates: Deadline for application: 9-12-2019Tentative date for interview: 12-12-2019  Applicants will be informed of the result individually.  If you have any queries, please contact the undersigned.  Best regards,  Dr But Wai Man, Betty Chairperson of PE Subspecialty Board  29 November 2019  
 

MRCPCH Clinical Examination, 25-26 February 2020 (Tuesday & Wednesday)

25/11/2019

Dear Associates Attached please find a circular detailing the application procedures for the above exam. Application period is from 25 November 2019 to 16 December 2019. Relevant application forms and documents can be downloaded from the College website. * Please note that a candidate declaration form will need to be completed and submitted with Application Form D. Examination FeeHK$16,600 Payment should be made payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. Please note that candidates have a period of 7 years to complete the Clinical Examination from the date he/she passed all of the theory examinations. There is no limit to the number of attempts. If candidates are not able to pass the Clinical Examination within the seven years, he/she has to re-sit the Applied Knowledge in Practice Examination in order to take the Clinical Examination again. Thank you for your kind attention. College Secretariat
 

MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science Examination (formerly Part I), 12 February 2020 (Wednesday)

25/11/2019

Dear Associates, Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science (FOP TAS) Examination will be held on 12 February 2020. Candidates wishing to sit this 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. Online Application period20 November 2019 (Wed) – 2 December 2019 (Mon) Examination FeeFOP & TAS (both papers) HK$7,600FOP only (single paper) HK$4,700TAS only (single paper) HK$4,700 Payment should be made payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. Please note that we accept applications from both local and overseas candidates on a first-come, first-served basis, and the HK exam centre has a fixed number of seats. Once the maximum capacity is reached, we can no longer accept candidates. You are therefore strongly advised to submit your online application ASAP. 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. A RCPCH number is needed in order to access the online application forms for exams. There will be TWO FOP TAS exams held in HK each year, one in February, and another one in October. Thank you for your attention. College Secretariat
 

College Newsletter - October 2019

11/10/2019

College Newsletter - October 2019 To: All Fellows, Members and Associates of the College Attached please find the new College Newsletter for your attention. College Newsletter, October 2019 Best Regards College Secretary Hong Kong College of Paediatricians    
 

Subspecialty of Genetics & Genomics (Paediatrics) [GGP] - Invitation for Enrollment of Training Programme (commencing from 2nd January 2020)

05/09/2019

Dear Members and Fellows of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians, The Subspecialty of Genetics & Genomics (Paediatrics) [GGP] 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 1 November 2017. We are now calling for application enrollment of GGP trainees for Year 2020, please kindly find enclosed files of Training Programme and Application Form for your attention. Information is also available at the College website: www.paediatrician.org.hk Please be reminded that the training programme will commence from 2nd January 2020. The deadline for enrollment of the GGP Training Programme will be on 15th October, 2019, Tuesday, 5:00 pm. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned.  Best regards,  Dr Brian Chung Honorary Secretary GGP Subspecialty Board  
 

43rd Exit Assessment, 19 December 2019 (Thursday)

17/08/2019

Dear Members, The next Exit Assessment of the College will be held on 19 December 2019 (Thursday). Attached please find an announcement, application form, FORM A and FORM B for your information. Members wishing to sit this Exit Assessment can send your completed applications to the College from now until 4 October 2019 (Friday). Please be reminded to include FORM A (Record of Higher Training in Paediatrics) and FORM B (Checklist for Dissertations) in your submission. Both hard and soft copies of your dissertations should also be submitted. 1. For all trainees who started their basic paediatric training on or after 1st July 2009, a proof of completion of a formal Child Protection Course within their 6-year Paediatric Training Programme should be submitted along with the application. 2. Dissertations submitted for this Exit Assessment will be considered for the 2020 Best Dissertation Prize awarded by the College. Case reports will not be considered for the Prize. Thank you for your kind attention. College Secretariat
 

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