CME Online (Dec 2021) - 32nd blast email

01/12/2021

The latest list of category A CME activities of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians will now be available on our college website for your perusal. Members and fellows are required to log into the website before they can access the file. Please click here to access the file. Should there be any problems, please do not hesitate to email our college secretaries at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 

MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science Examination (formerly Part I), 16 February 2022 (Wednesday)

26/11/2021

Dear Associates, Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science (FOP TAS) Examination will be held on 16 February 2022 (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.  Online Application period1 December 2021 (Wed) – 13 December 2021 (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) 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. 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. Special Note: For candidates who have applied for the cancelled FOP TAS examination (test-centre option) originally held on 13 Oct 2021 (Wed), and who have NOT file a refund application, DO NOT RE-APPLY for this examination. Your seat will automatically be transferred to this diet. You CANNOT change from test centre option to online invigilation option. RCPCH will notify you on the details of the examination closer to the date. Thank you for your attention. College Secretariat
 

30th Annual Scientific Meeting cum HM Lui Memorial Fund 20th Anniversary Symposium

11/11/2021

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians 30th Anniversary Scientific Meeting cum HM Lui Memorial Fund 20th Anniversary Symposium    Please be informed that our College will hold its 30th Anniversary Scientific Meeting on 4 and 5 December 2021 (Saturday and Sunday). The first day will be in a hybrid format with on-site presentations at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building and simultaneous online broadcasting. A number of sponsoring companies will set up exhibition booths on-site to disseminate health information to participants. The College Annual General Meeting, Fellowship Conferment Ceremony and 30th Anniversary Celebratory Dinner will follow right after this first-day programme. The second day of this Scientific Meeting will be held only virtually. A number of overseas speakers as well as local experts will present on topics related to the following three themes: (1) Training and Preparing Future Paediatricians; (2) COVID-19 in Children: Vaccines and Beyond; and (3) What the Future Holds for our Children. Concurrently, HM Lui Memorial Fund will celebrate its 20th Anniversary by holding a symposium in this Scientific Meeting. Nine awardees will present their training experiences. Besides these symposia, several companies will sponsor lunch lectures on both days to focus on important topics such as childhood vaccines and common skin and infectious diseases. A number of companies will also set up exhibition booths on-site on the first day to disseminate useful health and medical information to the participants. CME points will be awarded to Fellows participating in the 2-day symposium. Our College is going to standardize the method of recording your online participation using the Google Form that is accessible via QR code (or URL link) displayed on screen at the beginning, break and end of the CME sessions.Colleagues attending the programme physically on the first day will continue to sign on the CME attendance sheet. Please mark the dates so that you will not miss this landmark scientific event of our College. The tentative scientific programme is shown in the Appendix for colleagues’ reference, while the final programme will be sent to College members, Chiefs of Service and Training Supervisor of training units via emails in due course. We look forward to having your continuous support and participation in this 30th Anniversary College activity! ----------------------------------------------- Download:  E-programme book  Programme Rundown [last update: 3 Dec 2021] Poster of HKCPaed 30th ASM Click here to enter Pre-Registration platform  ASM videos 4th December 2021 5th December 2021    
 

CME Online (Nov 2021) - 31st blast email

02/11/2021

The latest list of category A CME activities of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians will now be avilable on our College website for your perusal. Members and Fellows are required to log into the website before they can access the file.  Please click here to access the file.  Should there be any problems, please do not hesitate to email our College secretaries at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 

Subspecialty of PE - Invitation to enrollment of Training Programme

20/10/2021

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: 15 November 2021 (Monday) Date for interview: 22 November 2021 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  
 

Dates of College Examinations in 2022

22/11/2021

Dear Associate and Members,  Please be informed that the next batch of examinations will be held on the days stated below. Kindly note that these dates may be subject to change. Please visit the College website to check for the latest examination announcement nearer the time.                 Examination   Applicationopening date Applicationclosing date Announcement MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory and Science 16 February 2022 (Wed) 1 Dec 2021 13 Dec 2021 Announcement   15 June 2022 (Wed) [special diet] 6 Apr 2022 18 Apr 2022 Announcement   19 October 2022 (Wed) 4 Aug 2022 15 Aug 2022 Announcement  MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice 18 May 2022 (Wed) 10 Mar 2022 21 Mar 2022 Announcement   21 Sept 2022 (Wed) 4 July 2022 18 July 2022 Announcement MRCPCH Clinical 17-19 May 2022 (Tue - Thu) [postponed from 28 Feb - 2 Mar 2022] 28 Dec 2021 11 Jan 2022 Announcement   19-22 Sept 2022 23 Jun 2022 6 July 2022 Announcement DCH Clinical Suspended Exit Assessment 16 June 2022 (Thur) 25 Mar 2022 26 Apr 2022 Announcement   15 Dec 2022 (Thur) 1 Sep 2022 29 Sep 2022 Announcement   Examination Committee
 

Newsletter Oct 2021

12/10/2021

Oct 2021 Newsletter   College Newsletter October 2021 To all Fellows, Members and Associates, Re: College Newsletter – October 2021 issue Please find the latest College Newsletter, October 2021 issue for your information. Thank you for your attention. Best regards                                                               Lily Lin College Secretary Hong Kong College of Paediatricians Tel : 2871-8752 Fax : 2785-1850 Email :  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 

47th Exit Assessment, 16 December 2021 (Thursday)

26/08/2021

Dear Members, The next Exit Assessment of the College will be held on 16 December 2021 (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 1 September 2021 (Wednesday) onwards until 29 September 2021 (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 2022 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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