The Phase III paediatric posting is an 8-week posting comprising the following components:
The goals are to help the student achieve the following learning objectives during the 8-week posting:
Students will be assessed to determine if they achieved the abovementioned learning outcomes and competences. This evaluation will be made using the following assessment tools:
The Phase V paediatric posting is a 3-week posting that builds upon the 8 weeks of paediatrics training completed in Phase III.
The main objective of the Phase V training is to train undergraduates who have core competency at a level befitting a year one Postgraduate (PGY1).
By the end of this posting, students will be able to:
The posting mark is a summary of 4 different assessments:
This fellowship provides a 1-year training for fellows-in-training in the ASEAN region. Applicant with experience working in the field is preferred. Candidates must have qualifications registrable with the Singapore Medical Council and have the support of a host institution in their home country.
Interested applicants, please send a copy of your CV to Mr Allen Teo at
This fellowship is for advanced trainees in paediatric haematology-oncology who are interested to further their experience and training in paediatric blood/marrow transplant. This is a 1-year clinical fellowship. Candidates must have qualifications registrable with the Singapore Medical Council and have the support of a host institution in their home country.
Our programme is a training centre for the 2-year 'Diploma in Paediatric Cancer Care' by the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
For more information, please download the brochure here.
Our Paediatric Oncology Nursing Course is targeted at equipping registered nurses experienced in paediatric oncology with specialised knowledge and skills to deliver safe and competent care to paediatric oncology patients.
here to find out more information about the course. To enroll in the course or for any further enquiries, please contact our Senior Nurse Educator Laura Tan at
The Department of Paediatric Surgery at NUH provides the following training opportunities:
This is a 3-year training programme following completion and exiting from a General Surgery Residency Programme (ACGME-I).
The duration of the Paediatric Surgery (PS) Surgery-in-General (SIG) training programme is 6 years. See the programme description below for more information.
*General Surgery – includes general surgical sub-specialties currently recognised by Singapore Accreditation Board as general surgery (i.e. Breast, HepatoPancreatoBiliary, Upper GI, Vascular, Colorectal, Trauma, Head & Neck Surgery)
Elective and Emergency Ward, Clinic and Operating theatre experience necessary for core training in Paediatric Surgery
For more information on the above opportunities, please contact our department secretary at
This is a 12 month paid clinical fellowship in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of the National University Hospital in Singapore. We have both basic and advanced training in Paediatric Critical Care. If a basic trainee has demonstrated potential and done well in the preceding 12 months, there is the possibility of extension as an Advanced trainee for a further 12 months. Candidates must have qualifications registrable with the Singapore Medical Council.
The PICU and HD units in NUH is a mixed paediatric medical and surgical unit, consisting of 18 single-bedded rooms (11 PICU beds, 7 HD beds), 16 of which are negative-pressured isolation rooms and 2 are positive-pressured isolation rooms for immunocompromised patients. All forms of mechanical ventilatory support, including non-invasive mechanical ventilation, high-flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy and high frequency oscillatory ventilation are available. Our paediatric Extracorporeal Life Support (ECMO-Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) Programme was established in 2009. Renal dialysis (Continuous Veno-venous Haemodialysis or Haemofiltration) and mechanical liver support in the form of Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System (MARS) as a bridge to liver transplant are also employed as support modalities in the PICU. Our paediatric surgical subspecialities include cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, ENT, complex reconstructive plastic surgery, orthopaedic surgery and general paediatric surgery. Our facilities support the National Paediatric Programmes for Liver and Renal Transplantation. We are the only centre in Singapore managing paediatric solid organ transplantation. In addition to managing the PICU or HD unit, our consultants also run the moderate sedation, home care and transport service.