MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (Part II) Examination, 24 January 2024 (Wednesday)

27/10/2023

Dear Associates MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (previously Part II) Examination, 24 January 2024 (Wednesday) Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) Exam will be held in HK on 24 January 2024.  Candidates wishing to sit the above exam in HK please 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 6 November 2023 (Mon) - 19 November 2023 (SUN) *for applications for online invigilation, closing date is 10 November 2023 (Friday)     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.    Options for sitting this exam At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (pls refer to online invigilation quick guide attached) Note: Please note that there will NOT be any test centre option for this diet of exam. If you encounter difficulty in taking the exam in online invigilation format, please consider taking the same exam in Sep 2024 which the test centre option is expected to open at that time.   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 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 for an exam account with the RCPCH any time before the application period (preferably 10 working days before the application period opens).  You do not need to wait until a specific examination opens to apply for an RCPCH online account.  You are not able to apply for any exams online until your registration for an exam account is accepted. 5. For details of online application procedures, please refer to the Guidance Notes for HK candidates attached. Thank you for your kind attention. College Secretariat Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
 

Invitation for Enrollment of Training Programme (Commencing from 1st January 2024)

20/10/2023

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. Please be reminded a concrete 3-year training pathway plan should be submitted for application. Further information is available at the College website: www.paediatrician.org.hk   Please be reminded of the important dates: Deadline for application: 20 November 2023 Tentative date for interview: 4 December 2023   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 20 October 2023
 

Subspecialty of Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics (DBP) - Call for Application of Exit Assessment

17/10/2023

Subspecialty of Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics (DBP) - Call for Application of Exit Assessment Dear Trainees of Subspecialty in Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics (DBP), Hong Kong College of Paediatricians   The DBP Subspecialty is now calling for Application of Exit Assessment which will be held on 18th January 2024 (Thursday). The DBP 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 13 November 2023 (Monday).   Candidates are reminded to submit by deadline 13 November 2023 the following documents: 1.Completed application form 2.Certified true copy of Annual Practicing Certificate (current year) 3.Certified true copy of the letter from College stating acceptance and date of commencement of the candidate’s training programme 4.Completed checklist of training records (Form EA-TP) 5.Exit Assessment checklist for dissertations and presentation (Form EA-DP) 6.Four hard copies and a soft copy of 2 dissertations 7.A cheque of HK$6,000 for Exit Assessment fee made payable to “Hong Kong College of Paediatricians”.   Candidates must ensure that the DBP Training Programme Director’s report will be sent directly by the Programme Director to the College by the deadline.   Applications should be sent to: Hong Kong College of Paediatricians, Room 801, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road Hong Kong.   An acknowledgement will be issued upon receiving an application, but only applications with the complete submission of documents required will be processed.   The application forms and related guidelines can be downloaded from the College website: www.paediatrician.org.hk → Subspecialties → DBP →Announcements   Dr LEE Mun Yau Florence Chairperson Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics Subspecialty Board c/o College Secretariat Hong Kong College of Paediatricians Tel: (852) 2871 8842 Fax: (852) 2785 1850  
 

51st Exit Assessment, 18 December 2023 (Monday)

13/09/2023

Dear Members,  The next Exit Assessment of the College will be held on 18 December 2023 (Monday). 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 18 September 2023 (Monday) onwards until 13 October 2023 (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 1 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.For all trainees who started their higher paeditric training on or after 1st July 2020, a proof of completion of a formal Paediatric Palliative Care Course within their 6-year Paediatric Training Programme should be submitted along with the application. 3.Dissertations submitted for this Exit Assessment will be considered for the 2024 Best Dissertation Prize awarded by the College. Case reports will not be considered for the Prize.  Thank you for your kind attention. College Secretariat  
 

Subspecialty of Paediatric Haematology & Oncology - Invitation for enrollment of Training Programme (commencing from 1 Jan 2024)

12/09/2023

Dear Members and Fellows of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians, It is our pleasure to inform you that Paediatric Haematology & Oncology (PHO) is inviting applicants to apply for training in the PHO subspecialty. The PHO SB is registered in the Specialist Register of The Medical Council of Hong Kong in 2022 with the specialty code of S65. We are now calling for enrolment of PHO trainees for the programme commencing in year 2024. Please find the enclosed files of Application Information and Training Application Form. The information and the training curriculum are available at the College website: www.paediatrician.org.hk Please be reminded that the training programme will commence on 1st January 2024. The deadline for enrolment for this admission will be on 13 October 2023, (Friday), 5:00 pm. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned. Best regards, Dr Alex WK Leung Honrary Secretary   PHO Subspecialty Board Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   c/o Angel Lam College Secretary Hong Kong College of Paediatricians T: (852) 2871 8771 
 

MRCPCH FOP & TAS Examination (Part I), 18 Oct 2023 (Wednesday)

17/08/2023

  MRCPCH FOP & TAS Examination (Part I), 18 Oct 2023 (Wednesday)   The MRCPCH FOP & TAS examination will be held on 18 Oct 2023 (Wednesday).  The application will be opened from 10 Aug to 21 Aug.  Candidates wishing to sit the above exam in HK please 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   10 Aug to 21 Aug  Examination Fee   FOP & TAS (both papers)        HK$7,600 FOP only (single paper)           HK$4,700 TAS only (single paper)           HK$4,700  Payment should be made payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians.    Attached please find an Application Form B for your use.      Options for sitting this exam 1.At your own home or workplace online invigilation (pls refer to online invigilation quick guide attached) Remarks: Please note that there will NOT be any test centre option for this diet of exam.  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 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 toregister(preferably 10 working days before the application period opens).  You do not need to wait until a specific examination opens to apply for an RCPCH online account.  You are not able to apply for any exams online until your registrationfor an exam account is accepted.  5.For details of online application procedures, please refer to Guidance Notes for HK candidates attached.                     Thank you for your attendion.    Thank you.     College Secretariat Hong Kong College of Paediatricians Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Tel: (852) 28718771; Fax: (852) 27851850      
 

Subsepecialty of Paediatric Endocrinology (PE) - Call for Application of Exit Assessment

07/08/2023

Subspecialty of Paediatric Endocrinology (PE) - Call for Exit Assessment Application Dear Trainees of Subspecialty in Paediatric Endocrinology (PE), The PE Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment which will be held on 27 November 2023 (Monday).  PE Subspecialty Trainees who are eligible and would like to sit for the Exit Assessment, please submit the application form, the required documents and the dissertations to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  by 7 September 2023 (Thu). Candidates who can complete their PE training within 12 weeks after the exit examination (i.e. 19 February 2024) are also eligible to apply. Please kindly find enclosed the Application Form, Summary of Training Record and Record Sheet of the PE Exit Assessment for your attention.    Best regards, Dr BUT Wai Man, Betty Chairperson PE Subspecialty Board   cc Dr YAU Ho Chung Honorary Secretary PE Subspecialty Board
 

Subspecialty of GGP - Call for Application of Exit Assessment

26/06/2023

To:      All GGP Subspecialty Trainees of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians   The GGP Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment, which will be held on 21 September 2023 (Thu).   GGP Subspecialty Trainees who are eligible and would like to sit for the Exit Assessment please submit the application form and the required documents to the Secretariat, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  by 12 July 2023 (Wed).   The application form (Appendix I & Appendix II) can be downloaded from the College website: www.paediatrician.org.hk → Subspecialties → GGP →Announcements   Best regards,   Dr Luk Ho Ming Hon Secretary, GGP Subspecialty Board   College Secretariat Hong Kong College of Paediatricians Tel: 2871 8771
 

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