SECRETARIAT OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES FACULTY OF MEDICINE​

Clinical Fellowship

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We are the first Malaysian University to offer a clinical postgraduate Masters’ programme.

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We have produced thousands of professionally certified clinical specialists for Malaysia. 

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Training in our very own 1054 tertiary level teaching hospital

The Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) offers clinical services and training in our very own 1054 tertiary level teaching hospital. Acknowledged as one of the four Malaysian research universities by the Malaysian Ministry of Education with 50 years of academic excellence, we offer a wide range of clinical fellowship training for those who aspire to pursue clinical sub-specialty certification.

UKM is the first Malaysian university to offer a clinical postgraduate Masters’ programme (of 4 years) and to date have produced 3095 professionally certified clinical specialists for Malaysia. With a strong academic pool of 376 full time faculty members, we are committed to ensuring that your fellowship pursuit will meet your expectations.

Associate Professor Dr Norlaila Mustafa

Associate Prof Dr Norlaila Mustafa is a Senior Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist in Hospital Tuanku Muhriz Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (HCTM UKM), specializing in Diabetes, Obesity and Endocrinology. She is now the Head of Department, Department of Medicine and Advisor for the Diabetes Nurse Educator Course for the hospital since 2007. She obtained her research degree in diabetes (M.D) on “Pancreatic ß-cell function and insulin resistance in normoglycaemia, impaired glucose tolerance and newly diagnosed treatment naïve type 2 diabetes mellitus” from Cardiff University in 2006 and subsequently became their Honorary lecturer from 2009 until 2015. Obesity has become an emerging problem in Malaysia, and she and her colleagues established Multidisciplinary Obesity Clinic in 2012 and have received many consultations since then. She has conducted researches particularly in diabetes and obesity, published and presented in national and international congresses. She is a council member for Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society (MEMS) and Board of Trustee for National Diabetes Institute (NADI) and visiting Consultant Endocrinologist at the National Heart Institute (IJN). The Endocrinology Unit, Department of Medicine is an established centre for diabetes and endocrinology training for both national and international Fellows and actively involves in international multicenter clinical trials.

Associate Professor Dr Ani Amelia Zainuddin

Associate Prof Dr. Ani Amelia Dato’ Zainuddin is a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist in Hospital Tunku Mukhriz Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (HCTM UKM), specializing in Paediatric & Adolescent Gynaecology (PAG). She is a Fellow of the International Federation of Infant and Juvenile Gynaecology (FIGIJ) and the Head of the PAG Unit in HCTM UKM. She and her colleague, Prof. Nur Azurah Abdul Ghani, established the first PAG unit in Malaysia in 2008. They receive referrals from all over Malaysia, where they manage girls and young women with O&G problems.  She obtained her PhD in “The outcomes of female patients with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia” in 2014 and has conducted research in PAG, published and presented in national and international congresses. Her special interest is in managing patients with Disorders / Differences of Sex Development (DSD) such as Rokitansky (MRKH) syndrome, XY females, patients with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) and patients with Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI). She has published several papers on Islamic perspectives in managing gender issues in patients with DSD. The PAG Unit in HCTM UKM has been accredited as an international training centre for PAG by FIGIJ and is training both national and international Fellows. Assoc. Prof Ani Amelia Zainuddin is also the Vice President of the Asia Oceanic Society of PAG (AOSPAG) which has members from Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Australia Japan and Philippines.

Course Directors

We focus on sound clinical skills, academic excellence, nurturing leadership qualities and research opportunities

Endocrinology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norlaila Mustafa

Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ani Amelia Dato’ Zainuddin

Paediatric Laparoscopy and Paediatric Surgery

Prof. Dr. Dayang Anita Abdul Aziz

Colorectal Surgery

Assoc. Prof. Datuk Dr. Ismail Sagap

Upper GI, Bariatric and Metabolic

Assoc. Prof. Dato’ Nik Ritza Kosai bin Nik Mahmood

Paediatric Neurology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wong Sau Wei

Applicant’s Requirements / Criteria

  • Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) Registration Number
  • Annual Practising Certificate (APC) Number
    • Applicant will need to add UKMMC/Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz in APC one month prior to intended commencement date of fellowship
  • Supporting letter for fellowship from current Head of Department/Institute
  • Please review the requirements for Temporary Practising Certificate (TPC).
  • Temporary Practising Certificate (TPC) is issued by the Malaysian Medical Council. You are advised to apply up to 6 months in advance before your intended commencement date of clinical attachment/fellowship
    • Note – those who wish to pursue observer-ship attachment are not required to apply for the TPC
  • Supporting letter for fellowship from Deputy Dean for Postgraduates
Click Here for MMC TPC Guidelines
Click Here for Flowchart of Credentialing and Privileging in HCTM for International Candidates
  • Our International Office will facilitate application processes for TPC
  • Assistance in provision for accommodation including in-campus accommodation
  • Online access to journals
  • Structured training (guideline, log book) and assessment (OSCE, viva)
  • Opportunity to attend leadership and research courses
  • On-call allowance (only for those with hands-on and TPC)
  • Certificate on completion of training – awarded at Fellowship Ceremony
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APPLICATION PROCESS​

Duration | Fee

The minimum duration is 6 months to a maximum of 3 years depending on the course. You may request for a longer training duration subject to agreement by the course director. Please state the duration in the application form.

This will depend on the duration and whether you are applying for observership or hands-on experience

Category

Institution

Citizenship

Fee

Hands-On

Public

Malaysian

None

Private

RM2500 (6 months)

 

Non-Malaysian

RM5000 (6 months)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Application Process for Temporary Practising Certificate (TPC) or Full Registration Certificate

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Step 1
Application through Secretariat of Postgraduate Studies (SPS) website/ link at HCTM website/ or direct communication with the Course Director *Application need to be made a minimum of 6 months before the date of admission
Required process:
  • Candidate Details and selected programmes
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
*First medical degree needs to be checked whether it is recognised by Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) (a mandatory requirement if the candidate will do rotation outside of HCTM) An offer letter will be issued (by PKP) to the candidate for the payment process Course Director
Step 2
Application will be reviewed by the Course Director
Step 3
  • Fill in and submit Application Form to International Affairs Unit
  • Letter of Temporary Approval/ Letter of Rejection to applicants will be issued by SPS
  • For the accepted candidates, a copy of Temporary Approval Letter will be sent to International Relations Centre (UKM Global) – for VISA’s application process
Step 4
Accepted candidates are required to complete the following documents:
  • Form 16 for Temporary Practicing Certificate application Click Here
  • Visa application (Professional Visit Pass) Click Here

  • *All documents will be sent through the International Affairs Unit, Faculty of Medicine UKM
Step 5
Candidate enrolled and report to the Course Director
Step 6
An offer letter will be issued (by PKP) to the candidate for the payment process
Step 7
Course Director will notify the candidate about privileging and credentialing to HCTM Credentialing Link
Step 8
ONE (1) month before programme ends, the Course Director are required to inform SPS and International Affairs Unit, Faculty of Medicine UKM
Finish
SPS will issue Certificate of Completion to the candidate

CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME, FACULTY OF MEDICINE UKM
Application Process for Temporary Practicing Certificate (TPC) or
Full Registration Certificate

Duration of training less than ONE (1) YEAR

 

Duration of training more than ONE (1) YEAR

Eligible to apply for Temporary Practising Certificate (TPC) from the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC).

 

 

If Candidate’s First Medical Degree is from a recognised medical institution (please refer to   https://mmc.gov.my/medical-education-recognition/#institutions)

 

Eligible to apply for Full Registration from the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC).

 

 

 

Exempted from Examination for Provisional Registration (EPR) of the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC).

 

 

If Candidate’s First Medical Degree is from an unrecognised medical institution (please refer to   https://mmc.gov.my/medical-education-recognition/#institutions)

 

 

 

Requires to sit and pass the Examination for Provisional Registration (EPR) of the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC).

 

EPR will be held twice in a year (circa March and September for each year) and closing dates for the examination application will be ONE (1) month prior to the exam date.

Announcement for the dates is available on the MMC’s website.

 

EPR consists of two parts; theory and clinical. Candidate is required to pass the theory paper in order to be eligible for the clinical examination (https://mmc.gov.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/EPR02082019_2.pdf).

 

Candidate to apply for Temporary Practising Certificate (TPC)

(For more details on the relevant documents, please find at https://mmc.gov.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/TPC_July_2019_2.pdf)

 

Course Directors (CD) for the programme will apply the TPC for the candidate. All application is done online via http://meritsmmc.moh.gov.my.

 

Application for Practising Certificate

Candidate is required to apply for Full Registration

(For more details, please find at https://mmc.gov.my/registration/#full)

 

 

All application is done online via http://meritsmmc.moh.gov.my.

 

Candidate’s application will go through these 3 steps at MMC:

 

1.       Approval from Special Medical Committee of the MMC.

2.       Approval from Main Committee of MMC.

3.       Approval from Ministry of Health Office.

 

Review of application at Malaysian Medical Council (MMC)

Candidate’s application will go through these 3 steps at MMC:

 

1.       Approval from Special Medical Committee of the MMC.

2.       Approval from Main Committee of MMC.

3.       Approval from Ministry of Health Office.

 

Progress of the application will be uploaded to the Course Directors’s account.

 

Every TPC is issued for NOT MORE than THREE (3) months each time.

e.g. If the candidate applies for a 6-month training programme, he/she will receive two TPC certificates at once.

 

Update on Application

Progress of the application will be uploaded to the Applicant’s/Candidate’s account.

 

Only ONE (1) practising certificate will be issued for the entire duration of the training programme.

Candidate will be able to start the hands-on training programme

Following the approval of practising certificate

Candidate will be able to start the hands-on training programme

Note: Application should be submitted at least SIX (6) months before the start date of the training programme

Flowchart of Credentialing and Privileging in HCTM for International Candidates

DEFINITION

Credentialing: a process to set the standards and to do an evaluation for a person’s qualification in a field or procedure. It is recognition for the professional training done by a medical practitioner.

Privileges: the rights given by the hospital for a medical practitioner to give treatments or to do procedures on hospital patients based on the qualifications of the training, and the medical practitioner’s experience and expertise.

Step 1
Log in to this link: http://credentialing.ppukm.ukm.my/index.php to apply for credentialing application.
*No payment needed for this application
Step 2
For new application, please fill in the details and update your profile.

* If you want to renew you application, please apply 6 months BEFORE your expiry date.
Step 3
Click Credentialing Form and complete all the required information.

*You need to fill in your Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) Registration Number, Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) Number and National Specialist Register (NSR) Number in the prerequisite field.
Step 4
Select Head of Department (HOD) to verify your application.
Step 5
Tick (√) and submit your application.
Step 6
Your Dashboard for the application status will appear. You can check the ongoing status by time to time.
Step 7
All applications will be reviewed in a meeting.

*The meeting will be conducted 4 times a year
Step 8
HCTM issue an Approval Letter (TWO weeks after the meeting)
Finish
HCTM issue Certificate of Credentialing (ONE month after)