Joint Annual Research & Scientific Meeting 2017 - Call for Abstracts

19/05/2017

To: All Fellows, Members and Associates of the College   Joint Annual Research & Scientific Meeting 2017 The Hong Kong Paediatric Society, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians, Hong Kong Paediatric Nurses Association Ltd.& Hong Kong College of Paediatric Nursing Ltd.   19th August 2017 (Saturday) Venue: Postgraduate Education Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital    Abstract submission: Free Paper Sessions Submission deadline: 30 June 2017   We invite you to submit your abstracts to the Free Paper Session  (clinical, hospital-based and basic science research / child health and community-based research are welcome). Please send your abstract to Miss Kit Tang (via email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it c/o, Medcom Ltd., Room 202, 5/F, Tak King Industrial Bldg., 27 Lee Chung Street, Chaiwan, Hong Kong) using the instructions on the abstract form and the event program .  Please mark the date of this important event in your diary and your participation is encouraged. Thank you for your support.   Yours Sincerely,  The Organizing Committee Joint HKPS, HKCP, HKPNA and HKCPN Annual Research and Scientific Meeting 2017
 

2017 Best Young Investigator Prize

04/05/2017

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
 

College Newsletter - April 2017

18/04/2017

 To:  All Fellows, Members and Associates of the College, Attached please find the new College Newsletter for your attention. College Newsletter, April 2017 Best regardsCollege SecretaryHong Kong College of Paediatricians
 

Call for Application of Exit Assessment

31/03/2017

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 DiseasesHong Kong College of Paediatiricans
 

Subspecialty of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine (PRM) - Invitation for Enrollment of Training Programme (Commencing from 1 April 2017)

02/03/2017

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

MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (previously Part II) Examination, 9th May 2017 (Tuesday)

15/02/2017

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 period20 February 2017 – 8 March 2017 Examination FeeHK$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
 

College Newsletter - February 2017

14/02/2017

Dear Members, Attached please find the new College Newsletter for your attention. College Newsletter, February 2017   Best regardsCollege SecretaryHong Kong College of Paediatricians
 

38th Exit Assessment, 15th June 2017 (Thursday)

06/02/2017

Dear Members, The next Exit Assessment of the College will be held on 15th June 2017 (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 31st March 2017 (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 2017 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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