Forum for Chiefs of Service held on 2 March 2019

19/02/2019

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians Invitation from the Committee for Subspecialty Boards (CSB) To: Chiefs of Service Paediatric Departments of the Training Institutions   Dear Colleagues,   Following the establishment of six Paediatric Subspecialties, the Committee for Subspecialty Boards (CSB) would like to conduct a review of the subspecialty accreditation process in order to assess the impact on general paediatric services as well as subspecialty services and development. We aim to identify areas for improvement and ensure that the future subspecialty development is robust and sustainable. We wish particularly to examine and ensure that the service needs of our children are met and sound service infrastructures are implemented in well-established training institutions.   With support of the College Council, the CSB has decided to hold a Forum to provide a platform for the Chiefs of Service or delegates to give suggestion and advice on the impact of the subspecialty accreditation process and paediatric development in Hong Kong training institutions:   Event    :     CSB Forum with the Chiefs of Service Date      :     2 March 2019 (Saturday) Time     :     3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Venue   :     James Kung Meeting Room, 2/F Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong.     The forum will also be attended by Colleagues as follows: -      College Council Members -      Subspecialty Boards Members -      CSB Members   As the Head of a Paediatric Department, you are cordially invited to join this important Forum. Your participation at the Forum would be very much appreciated and we value your contributions and valuable advice. Attached please receive a tentative programme of the forum for your information.   To allow us to estimate the attendance, please kindly let us have your positive reply by completing below table and returning email to the Secretariat Office (Attention: Kitty Ho), This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for registration by 20 February 2019 (Wednesday).        Full Name Hospital/Private/Others Email address Car plate no. for reservation, if any     We look forward to seeing you at the Forum.   Yours sincerely,   Dr Chok-wan Chan Director of Subspecialty Boards Committee for Subspecialty Boards Hong Kong College of Paediatricians  
 

Forum for College Fellows and First Fellows held on 28 February 2019

19/02/2019

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians Invitation from the Committee for Subspecialty Boards (CSB) Distribution to the College Fellowsa and First Fellows of the College in Subspecialty of Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases (PIID) Subspecialty of Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics (DBP) Subspecialty of Paediatric Neurology (PN) Subspecialty of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine (PRM) Subspecialty of Genetics & Genomics (Paediatrics) [GGP] and Subspecialty of Paediatric Endocrinology (PE)   Dear Colleagues, Following the establishment of six Paediatric Subspecialties, the Committee for Subspecialty Boards (CSB) would like to conduct a review of the subspecialty accreditation process in order to assess the impact on general paediatric services as well as subspecialty services and development. We aim to identify areas for improvement and ensure that the future subspecialty development is robust and sustainable. With support of the College Council, the CSB has decided to hold a Forum to provide a platform for all interested colleagues to give suggestions and advice on the Forum. The details are as follows: Event:      CSB Forum with College Fellows and First Fellows of the College Date:        28 February 2019 (Thursday) Time:       8:00 pm Venue:     Function Room 1, 2/F Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey                  Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong.   The forum will also be attended by Colleagues as follows: -      College Council Members -      Subspecialty Boards Members -      CSB Members   As a College Fellow and Specialist of one of the established Subspecialties you are cordially invited to join this important Forum. Your participation at the Forum would be very much appreciated and we value your contributions and valuable advice. Attached please receive a tentative programme of the forum for your information. To allow us to estimate the attendance, please kindly let us have your positive reply by completing below table and returning email to the Secretariat Office (Attention: Kitty Ho), This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for registration by 20 February 2019 (Wednesday).   Full Name Hospital/Private/Others Email address Car plate no. for reservation, if any             We look forward to seeing you at the Forum. Yours sincerely, Dr Chok-wan Chan Director of Subspecialty Boards Committee for Subspecialty Boards Hong Kong College of Paediatricians  
 

College Newsletter - February 2019

18/02/2019

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

42nd Exit Assessment, 20 June 2019 (Thursday)

04/02/2019

Dear Members, The next Exit Assessment of the College will be held on 20 June 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 3 April 2019 (Wednesday). 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.Dissertations submitted for this Exit Assessment will be considered for the 2019 Best Dissertation Prize awarded by the College. Case reports will not be considered for the Prize. Thank you for your kind attention. College Secretariat
 

MRCPCH Clinical Examination, 28 February – 1 March 2019 (Thursday & Friday)

10/12/2018

Dear Associates Attached please find a circular detailing the application procedures for the above exam. Application period is from 26 November 2018 to 18 December 2018. 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), 13 February 2019 (Wednesday)

11/11/2018

Dear Associates, Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science (FOP TAS) Examination will be held on 13 February 2019. 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 period21 November 2018 (Wed) – 5 December 2018 (Wed)Examination FeeFOP & TAS (both papers) HK$7,600FOP only (single paper) HK$4,700TAS only (single paper) HK$4,700Payment 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 starting from 2016, one in February, and another one in October.Thank you for your attention.College Secretariat
 

College Newsletter - October 2018

23/10/2018

College Newsletter - October 2018 To:  All Fellows, Members and Associates of the College, Attached please findthe new College Newsletter for your attention. College Newsletter, October 2018 Best Regards, College Secretary Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
 

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

06/09/2018

Dear Trainees of Subspecialty in Paediatric Neurology (PN), Hong Kong College of Paediatricians   The PN Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment which will be held on 13 December 2018 (Thursday).  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 2 November 2018 (Friday).   Please kindly find enclosed Application Form, Summary of Training and Record Sheet 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 Liu Kam Tim Chairman Paediatric Neurology Subspecialty Board Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
 

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