Senior Residency Training in Renal Medicine

Renal Medicine is a 3-year Internal Medicine (IM)-related Senior Residency training programme following the completion of the 3-year IM Residency Training Programme. For details on eligibility criteria and compulsory courses, please refer to the section on Internal Medicine-related specialties. The training is fully accredited by the Joint Committee on Specialist Training (JCST).

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)

Renal Medicine

24

(24) + 12


Training Requirements Document

Specialty

Training Requirements

Renal Medicine

Renal 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

V.B.3c)

Immediate post-operative management of transplant recipients, including administration of immunosuppressant to a minimum of 10 new renal transplant recipients

 

Immediate post-operative management of transplant recipients, including administration of immunosuppressant to a minimum of 5 new renal transplant recipients.       
 V.B.4 Each fellow must see at least 10 new renal transplant patients during the course of his/her fellowship.  Each fellow must see at least 5 new renal transplant patients during the course of his/her fellowship.

Exit Criteria

Specialty

Current Exit Examinations / Assessments

Renal Medicine
  • OSCE/Viva stations