I About The ProgrammeII Assessment and EvaluationIII Target Audience and Eligibility RequirementsIV Other Information
I About The Programme
Name of Programme
Paediatric Haematology/Oncology Service Fellowship Programme
The KKH Children's Cancer Centre is among the largest paediatric children's cancer centres in South-east Asia and treats 70% of childhood cancers in Singapore. A growing number of children with cancer from the region are also being referred here.
This fellowship programme offers Fellows with the opportunity to be acquainted with various types of paediatric haematology and oncology cases through participation in ward rounds, meetings and various activities. We also offer the opportunity to work alongside a multi-disciplinary team comprising paediatric oncologists, paediatric neurosurgeons, paediatric oncology surgeons, specially trained paediatric nurses and paramedical personnel.
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Aim of Programme
The aim of the programme is to provide a comprehensive course in paediatric haematology/oncology with the primary objective of developing a specialist in paediatric haematology/oncology.
Duration of Programme
Number of Training Places
1 to 2 Fellows per year
After completing the programme, Fellows will be able to:
A significant proportion of the programme will include:
Training is delivered via clinical exposure to patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Participation in daily ward rounds, grand rounds, tumour boards and journal clubs is expected. Opportunities to attend local workshops on childhood cancer will be provided while opportunities for exposure to the haematology laboratory can be arranged.
All Fellows will have a named supervisor/mentor, who will regularly assess the performance of each Fellow during the entire duration of programme.
Tentative monthly schedule:
Past and Present Fellows
Some of our past fellows are:
Team of Experts
The Paediatric Haematology/Oncology Fellowship Programme is managed by the following experts:
II Assessment and Evaluation
Aims of Assessment
Fellows will need to demonstrate their proficiency level based on the following competencies:
(A) Patient Care
(B) Medical Knowledge
(C) Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
(D) Interpersonal and Communication Skills
(F) Systems-Based Practice
All Fellows are expected to undergo 3-monthly formative work-based assessments and meet with their supervisors with their portfolios on a 3-monthly basis at least. Fellows must demonstrate to the Programme Director or designated supervisor that they have satisfactorily met their training objectives and will be awarded a letter of satisfactory completion at the end of their training period once they have done so.
There is no summative assessment.
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.
*The hospital/department reserves the right to terminate the training programme in the event of unsatisfactory performance of the temporarily registered doctor (as reflected in the assessment reports to the SMC).
III Target Audience and Eligibility Requirements
Qualified paediatricians who have gone through postgraduate training in paediatrics. Experience working in a paediatric haematology/oncology unit is an advantage.
IV Other Information
Course fee is $500 per month.
Funding is available via JC Trust Fund and VIVA-KKH Brain and Solid Tumour Programme.
Letter of satisfactory completion will be awarded upon completion of fellowship.
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