Duration of Residency Training in Singapore

The duration of training in Hand Surgery is 72 months, including 24 months of Surgery-in-General training. The programmes are accredited by the Joint Committee on Specialist Training (JCST).

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Training Requirements Document


Training Requirements

Hand Surgery

Hand Surgery Residency Training Requirements & Programme Accreditation Submission 

Requirements for Progression to Senior Resident

Specialty Requirements
Hand Surgery
  • Pass MRCS
  • Successful completion of Surgery-In-General programme 
  • PD certification of successful completion of R3

Exit Criteria

Specialty Current Exit Examinations / Assessments
Hand Surgery
  • MCQs
  • Clinical assessment
  • Oral assessment