HKCP Higher Physician Training in Dermatology and Venereology Flowchart

Specialist Training and Registration in Dermatology & Venereology

Registrable Primary Medical Qualification
[Under Hong Kong Medical Council]

Basic Physician Training: 3 years
[Under Hong Kong College of Physicians (HKCP)]

Intermediate Examination
[Intermediate Examination Certificate of HKCP or MRCP (UK) or equivalent
e.g. FRCP (Lond, Edin, Glasg or Ire)
FRACP (Part I)
Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology
Diplomate in Dermatology, University of London (up to 1987)]

Higher Physician Training: 3 years
[Under Specialty Board of Dermatology & Venereology, HKCP]
(At least 24 months supervised training in dermatology &
6 months supervised training in venereology in recognized institutes)
One Annual Assessment + one Exit Assessment

Fellow of Hong Kong College of Physicians [FHKCP]

Fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine [FHKAM(Medicine)]

Specialist in Dermatology & Venereology
[Specialist Registry, Hong Kong Medical Council]

Fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (FHKAM)

  1. Completed at least six years of supervised post-registration training in a manner approved by the Academy; AND
  2. Where appropriate, passed a relevant intermediate examination accredited by the Academy; AND
  3. Passed the exit examination or assessment conducted by the relevant College and accredited by the Academy.