Medical fellowship in adult nephrology
Academic category: Postgraduate fellowship
Entrees: Board certified specialists in internal medicine, formally accepted as fellows by IUMS and assigned to HKC for the entire course of training.
Acceptance: Through the annual national subspeciality entrance exam, performed by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME)
Capacity: Two per year (aver.)
Duration: Two years, full time
Site: HKC exclusive
Staff: HKC departments of nephrology, laboratory medicine, pathology and immunology
Course objectives: See course contents at the IUMS education dep.
Curriculum: See course contents at the IUMS education dep.
Evaluation: Semiannual internal evaluation by the department of nephrology
Certification: National subspecialty board certification exam
Record: This program has been running since 1991
No. of graduates (until 2004): 30
Achievements: Six graduates have qualified as one of top three contestants at the national board exam