Education and Training Opportunities
The University Children's Medical Institute, being also the department of Paediatrics of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at NUS, also trains the next generation of doctors and specialists through structured training for young doctors locally and from the region. We also keep members of our healthcare fraternity abreast of advances in paediatric care through symposiums.
The University Children's Medical Institute is a tertiary paediatric unit based at the National University Hospital. The university department of paediatrics is part of the UCMI, where university teaching staff hold concurrent clinical appointments.
Paediatrics Training Opportunities
Paediatrics Surgery Training Opportunities
The Department of Paediatric Surgery at NUH provides the following training opportunities:
Basic Surgical Training
There are 2 posts of Medical Officer that are accredited towards MRCS and M.Med (Surgery).
Advanced Surgical Training
There is provision for one AST that leads to exit qualification (FAMS) in Paediatric Surgery.
The shortlisting and appointment of overseas doctors is done on a case to case basis as the need arises.
Depending on previous experience and qualifications they can either start in the Medical officer or Clinical fellow grade.
For more information on the above, please contact our departmental secretary at email@example.com