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).


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

Total duration of training in Singapore (mths)

Paediatric Medicine

36 (36) + 36

Training Requirements Document


Training Requirements

Paediatric Medicine

Paediatric Medicine Residency Training Requirements

Click here for the ACGME-I Paediatric Medicine Advanced Specialty Requirements.

Requirements for Progression to Senior Resident



Paediatric Medicine

  • Pass M.Med (Paediatric Medicine)
  • PD certification of successful completion of R3

Exit Criteria


Current Exit Examinations / Assessments

Paediatric Medicine 
  • MCQ – Part 1 of Exit Examination
  • Paper critique
  • Oral assessment

Co-Payment of Training Fee

Residents in Paediatric Medicine will co-pay a monthly training fee for the entire duration of their training. The training fee is subject to revision.