Rotating residents in internal medicine / cardiology
Academic category: Postgraduate residency
Entrees: Qualified doctors in medicine, formally accepted as residents of internal medicine or cardiology by IUMS and assigned to HKC for nephrologic rotation in their first year of training.
Acceptance: Through the annual national residency entrance exam, performed by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME)
Capacity: Six per course (aver.)
Duration: Three consecutive months along the four year training, full time
Staff: HKC department of nephrology
Course objectives: See course contents at the IUMS education dep.
Curriculum: See course contents at the IUMS education dep.
Evaluation: Regular internal evaluation by the department of nephrology and the annual national residency promotion and certification exam
Certification: National residency promotion and certification exam, and the national specialty board certification exam
Record: This program has been running since 1985
No. of rotating residents (until 2004): 346