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United Kingdom

Doctors with specialty training in the United Kingdom can be considered for specialist accreditation if :

  1. they hold Certificates of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST/CCT) from the relevant specialist training authority or PMETB/GMC;

  2. they are applying for one of the 35 Specialties or 5 Subspecialties recognised in Singapore;

  3. they are listed in the General Medical Council's specialist registry; and

  4. the duration of training, and the training and specialist experience is equivalent to that in Singapore.

 

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United States of America

Doctors with specialty training in the US can be considered for specialist accreditation if :

  1. they are board certified by recognised boards under the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS);

  2. they are applying for one of the 35 Specialities or 5 Subspecialties recognised in Singapore; and

  3. the duration of training, and the training and specialist experience is equivalent to that in Singapore.

 

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Australia & New Zealand

Doctors with specialty training in Australia and New Zealand can be considered for specialist accreditation if :

  1. they are trained and certified by one of the National Specialist Medical Colleges in Australia/New Zealand;

  2. they are listed on a state/federal medical board's specialist registry (Australia) or holds vocational scope registration in that specialty (New Zealand);

  3. they are applying for one of the 35 Specialities or 5 Subspecialties recognised in Singapore; and

  4. the duration of training, and the training and specialist experience is equivalent to that in Singapore.

 

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European Union (EU) Countries

There are variations in specialist certification and recognition in the various European Union (EU) countries. Doctors with specialty training in EU can be considered for specialist accreditation if :

  1. they possess a Registrable Basic Medical Degree listed in the Second Schedule of the Medical Registration Act;

  2. they completed specialist training in a hospital affiliated to one of the medical schools listed in the Second Schedule of the Medical Registration Act;

  3. they are recognised as specialists in the European Union;

  4. their specialist title is listed in the European Directive 93/16/EEC as proof of recognition in the European Union;

  5. they are applying for one of the 35 Specialities or 5 Subspecialties recognised in Singapore; and

  6. the duration of training, and the training and specialist experience is equivalent to that in Singapore.

 

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Other Countries

Doctors with specialty training in countries not listed in the above or do not fit the above training categories can be considered for specialist accreditation if :

  1. they are regarded by their peers in Singapore to be internationally renowned in that particular specialty;

  2. they possess at least 3-5 years of specialists experience in public hospitals of adequate size and standing;

  3. they provide proof of proficiency in the English language;

  4. they are applying for one of the 35 Specialities or 5 Subspecialties recognised in Singapore; and

  5. the duration of training, and the training and specialist experience is equivalent to that in Singapore.

 

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Last Updated :  15 Jan 2014 16:30