Call for Application of the Subspecialty of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine Exit Assessment 2023

09/03/2023

Announcement for application of the Exit Exam of Subspecialty of PRM To: All PRM Subspecialty Trainees of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians The PRM Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment, which will be held on 24th August 2023 (Thursday). PRM 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 16th June 2023 (Friday). The application form can be downloaded from the College website: www.paediatrician.org.hk → Subspecialties → PRM →Exit Examination Assessment   Best regards,   Dr Kate Chan  Hon Secretary Subspecialty of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine [PRM] Hong Kong College of Paediatricians   cc Dr Lam Shu Yan Chairperson PRM Subspecialty Board c/o Stephanie Lai College Secretary Hong Kong College of Paediatricians   Tel: (852) 2871 8842 Fax: (852) 2785 1850 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it www.paediatrician.org.hk
 

MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (Part II) Examination, 17 May 2023 (Wednesday)

20/02/2023

Dear Associates MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (previously Part II) Examination, 17 May (Wednesday) Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) Exam will be held in HK on 17 May 2023.  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 March 2023 (Mon) - 20 March 2023 (MON)   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 2023 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
 

College Newsletter - Feb 2023

08/02/2023

To all Fellows, Members and Associates  College Newsletter – February 2023 issue  Please find the latest College Newsletter - February 2023 issue for your information.  Thank you for your attention.  Regards College Secretariat Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
 

College Newsletter - December 2022

14/12/2022

To all Fellows, Members and Associates   College Newsletter – December 2022 issue   Here re-send with the correct link of the latest College Newsletter - December 2022 issue for your information.   Thank you for your attention.   Regards College Secretariat Hong Kong College of Paediatricians  
 

MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science Examination (formerly Part I), 15 February 2023 (Wednesday)

05/12/2022

Dear Associates, Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science (FOP TAS) Examination will be held on 15 February 2023  (Wednesday). 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. Please also find an Application Form B for your use. Online Application period7 December 2022 (Wed) - 19th December 2022 (Mon) Options for sitting this exam1. At a test centre in person, or2. At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (online invigilation guide) Note: If there is not enough enrollment of test centre option, RCPCH reserves the right to cancel test centre option and transfer candidates to online invigilation option.   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. You are strongly advised to submit your online application promptly. 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 do not need to wait until a specific examination opens to apply for an RCPCH online account. A RCPCH number is needed in order to access the online application forms for exams. There will normally 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
 

MRCPCH Clinical Examination, 21-22 February 2023 (Tuesday to Wednesday)

07/11/2022

Dear Associates Attached please find a circular detailing the application procedures for the above exam. Application period starts from 15 November 2022 (Tuesday) to 5 December 2022 (Monday). Please fill in relevant application forms and submit to College Secretariat with cheque before the deadline.  * Please note that a candidate declaration form will need to be completed and submitted with Application Form D. Examination Fee HK$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
 

Subspecialty of Paediatric Endocrinology (PE) - Invitation for enrollment to Training Programme (Commencing from 1st January 2023)

03/11/2022

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, under the section of Paediatric Endocrinology. Please be reminded of the important dates: Deadline for application: 1 December 2022 (Thursday), 5:00 pmDate for interview: 12 December 2022 (Monday) Applicants will be informed the result individually. If you have any queries, please contact the undersigned. Best regards, Dr But Wai Man, BettyChairperson of PE Subspecialty Board
 

Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics - Invitation for Chief Editor

03/11/2022

Dear Associates, Members and Fellows of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians,   INVITATION FOR CHIEF EDITOR The Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics (HKJP) is a quarterly joint publication of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians (HKCPead) and The Hong Kong Paediatric Society (HKPS). The position of Chief Editor of the Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics is now open for application for the three-year term starting on 1 Feb 2023. The Chief Editor will lead the Editorial Board with the assistance of Associate Editors and will be responsible for decisions related to journal content, editorial strategies, as well as the Journal’s future direction.   Duties and Responsibilities Reviewing and evaluating quality, appropriateness and priority for publication of content submitted to the Journal Ensuring the quality of all Journal content and the timely release of each issue of the Journal Resolving problems that arise from time to time, such as plagiarism and ensuring articles are original and have not been published before elsewhere Approving the publication’s layout Securing submissions from high-quality contributors (authors) and maintaining a network of reliable and expert reviewers  Competences and Skills  Strong academic background in paediatrics Experience in editing academic journals is highly preferred Strong credentials in scientific research and in academic publications in paediatrics  Compensation and Benefits The position is voluntary and unpaid, and the Chief Editor could also hold full-time positions at academic medical centres  Required Materials  A full CV including education, work experience, academic achievements, and a brief description of your qualifications related to this position Representative research publications over the past 5 years  Application Procedure  The application bundle should be sent via e-mail to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 2 Dec 2022  Contact Info  Email:         This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Webpage:  Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics (hkjpaed.org)    Sincerely,    The Board of Directors Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics
 

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