Residency in urologic surgery
Academic category: Postgraduate residency
Entrees: Qualified doctors in medicine, formally accepted as residents by IUMS and assigned to HKC for their course of training.
Acceptance: Through the annual national residency entrance exam, performed by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME)
Capacity: Two per year (aver.)
Duration: Four years, full time
Site: HKC and affiliated teaching hospitals of IUMS
Staff: HKC departments of urology, pathology and radiology
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 urology and the annual national residency promotion exam
Certification: National residency promotion and certification exam, and the national specialty board certification exam
Record: This program has been running since 1981
No. of graduates (until 2004): 45
Achievements: Ten graduates have qualified as one of top three contestants at the national board exam