Duration of Residency Training in Singapore

The duration of residency training accredited by ACGME-I and that required for exit certification by the Specialists Accreditation Board is listed in the following table. Where the duration for accreditation exceeds that of ACGME-I, the remaining time will be accredited by the Joint Committee on Specialist Training (JCST).

Specialty

Duration of training accredited by ACGME-I for residency programme (mths)

Total duration of training in Singapore (mths)

Emergency Medicine

48

(48) + 12


Training Requirements Document

Specialty

Training Requirements             

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Residency Training Requirements
 

Singapore Country Addendum to the ACGME-I Advanced Specialty Requirements

The Singapore Country Addendum to the ACGME-I Advanced Specialty Requirements prescribes specialty-specific programme requirements applicable to residency programmes in Singapore as discussed with the ACGME-I and the Singapore Residency Advisory Committees (RAC).

Read together with the  ACGME-I Advanced Specialty Requirements, they represent the requirements of graduate medical education in the specialties listed.

Section

ACGME-I Specialty Specific Program Requirements for Graduate Medical Education

Addition/Change

Clarification

II.C.6

Residents should, on average, meet the following guidelines for procedures and resuscitations:

 

Numbers include both patient care and laboratory simulations.

Vaginal deliveries - 10

 

 

 

Up to 5 vaginal deliveries may be done on a simulator.

II.C.6

Lumbar puncture -10

 

 

Up to 5 lumbar punctures may be done on a simulator.

 

 
Requirements for Progression to Senior Resident

Specialty

Requirements

Emergency Medicine

  • Pass MCEM and/or M.Med (Emergency Medicine)
  • PD certification of successful completion of R3


Exit Criteria

Specialty

Current Exit Examinations / Assessments

Emergency Medicine

  • MCQs
  • Paper critique
  • Oral assessment