Clinical Fellowship


Course Director: Prof Dr. Ismail Mohd Saiboon

Types and Duration of training:

  1. 2 years (1 year in campus and 1 year out campus)

Training Centre:

  1. UKM Medical Centre/ Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz, Cheras 56000 Kuala Lumpur (in-campus)


Recognized postgraduate specialist qualification in the field of Emergency Medicine, Anaesthesiology or clinical-based medicine or surgery.


To produce clinical specialist with competency in clinical simulation capable of         performing operation in clinical simulation, administrative-leadership in simulation     and curriculum integration in clinical simulation cutting-a-cross multidisciplinary clinical speciality in improving patient safety.

2. Recognized simulation centers (out campus during travelling-fellowship)

Objectives of Programme:

To produce clinical simulationist who are able to: 

  1. improve patient safety through analyzed of clinical issues and proposed the best clinical simulation approach through quality improvement/assurance activity for patient care.
  2. performed core clinical simulation practice of simulation scenario design and development, perform effective clinical debriefing and integrate clinical simulation into present program or curriculum. 
  3. assume effective leadership role in clinical simulation.
  4. perform a consultative role in clinical simulation.
  5. demonstrate life-long learning and the requisite knowledge, skills and attitude as healthcare simulationist in improving healthcare simulation for patient safety.


  1. Candidate is required to join all clinical and academic activities of the unit including interactive discussion, didactic lectures, and involve in continous life-long learning i.e. attending and presenting in a monthly journal club discussion.
  2. Candidate is required to perform audit of simulation-based activities and suggest  improvement.
  3. Candidate should be competent in creating, executing, conduct debriefing, assessing, and implementing clinical scenario simulation program,.
  4. Candidate should be able to conduct clinical improvement program through quality improvement or quality assurance program.
  5. Candidate will be exposed to the administrative and management aspect of simulation centres.
  6. Candidate must submit all assignment and keep a log-book of their role in simulation activities.
  7. Candidate must pass their project assignments, satisfactory supervisor report and viva examinations which will be held prior to finishing the programme.
  8. Candidate is required to do scholarly work or research in clinical simulation during the training and encourage to publish at least 1 manuscript in a WOS journal or present at a local conference.
  9. Candidate regularly meet with course director according to the schedule.

Certificate of completion of training certified by Course Director and Dean, Faculty of Medicine UKM will be given to all successful candidates.

Important requirements:

  1. Please apply at least 6 months before the intended start date.
  2. You will need a Temporary Practising Certificate (TPC) by the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC). Please ensure you fulfil all the requirements for TPC. TPC_July_2019_2.pdf
  3. Application for TPC will be forwarded to MMC by UKM except for Letter of Good Standing.
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 (UPA)
  • Letter of Temporary Approval/ Letter of Rejection to applicants will be issued by SPS
  • For the accepted candidates, a copy of the Temporary Approval Letter will be sent to UKM Shape – 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 (PVP)) Click Here

  • *Since Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysian Immigration will only issued Profesional Visit Pass (PVP) with Single Entry Visa for 1 Year. Candidate must go out from Malaysia before PVP expired and must re-apply new PVP from home country for next year's programme
    *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 UKM Shape) 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
SPS will issue Certificate of Completion to the candidate

Flowchart of Credentialing and Privileging in HCTM for International Candidates


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: 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)
HCTM issue Certificate of Credentialing (ONE month after)