I About The ProgrammeII Assessment and EvaluationIII Target Audience and Eligibility RequirementsIV Other Information
I About The Programme
Name of Programme
Fellowship in Breast Surgery
The Breast Unit of the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital is the first and only dedicated unit in Singapore fully subspecialised in management of a wide range of breast disease including both benign and malignant conditions.
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Aim of Programme
To train Fellows in all aspects of the management of breast diseases, both benign and malignant.
Duration of Programme
Number of Training Places
One per year
After completing the programme, Fellows will be able to:
The programme covers the following areas:
Clinical Fellows and Observers will be attached to the Breast Department, KKH and will attend discussions/meetings that involve other departments according to the department schedule. There will be no formal rotation to other departments in the hospital.
Clinical Fellows and Observers will be assigned to one of the following supervisors:
Clinical Fellows will maintain a logbook of procedures performed. A review with the supervisor will take place after 3 months or earlier if the duration of fellowship is shorter. Subsequently a review with the supervisor will take place at the end of 6 months and thereafter at 6 monthly intervals.
Past and Present Fellows
Some of our past Fellows are:
Team of Experts
The Fellowship in Breast Surgery Programme is managed by the following experts:
II Assessment and Evaluation
Aims of Assessment
Fellows are required to continually demonstrate the following six competencies throughout the programme:
(A) Patient Care
(B) Medical Knowledge
(C) Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
(D) Interpersonal and Communication Skills
(F) Systems-Based Practice
Assessment by supervisor in charge of the Fellow.
General overall grading system
The general overall grading system evaluates the Fellow’s performance upon completion of the fellowship programme. All Fellows will be given a general overall grading status at the end of the fellowship programme based on the grading criteria requirements incorporating the six competencies based knowledge, skills and performance that Fellows must demonstrate throughout the programme.
Training programme will be terminated if:
III Target Audience and Eligibility Requirements
General surgeons with a subspecialty interest in breast surgery.
IV Other Information
Course fee will be determined upon application.
Clinical Fellows/Observers must be sponsored by their parent country or institution, and are to return home at the end of the training programme.
A certificate of completion will be presented to each Fellow at the completion of the programme.
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