Clinical Fellowship



Course Director: Professor Dr. Ani Amelia Dato’ Zainuddin  ( or

Trainers: Associate Professor Dr. Ani Amelia Dato Zainuddin  and Professor Dr. Nur Azurah Abdul Ghani

Duration of training: 1 year (for International candidates) and up to 3 years (for national candidates)

Training Centres: Main Centre: UKM Medical Centre/ Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz, Cheras 56000 Kuala Lumpur and attachment at Adolescent Clinic, Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Eligibility: Independent and Certified Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecologist

Objectives of Programme:

  1. Upon completion of this programme, the candidate is expected to be a competent subspecialist in Paediatric & Adolescent Gynaecology capable of assuming a consultant’s role in this discipline.
  2. To develop a working knowledge of the theoretical basis of the specialty, including its foundations in the basic medical sciences.
  3. To successfully perform a research project in this discipline and submit a manuscript at the end of this programme.
  4. To acquire the requisite knowledge, skills and attitude for effective patient-centred care and service to a diverse population of children, adolescents and young women. In all aspects of specialist practice, the candidate   must be able to address issues of gender, sexual orientation, age, culture, ethnicity and ethics in a professional manner.


  1. Candidate will be required to perform all clinical activities at the level of a specialist i.e. run PAG clinics, do ward rounds, attend to emergency cases, perform surgeries under the supervision of the trainers. 
  2. Candidate must attend the specialized clinics; the Paediatric Endocrinology Clinics at UKMMC for 3 months and Adolescent Clinic at Hospital Kuala Lumpur between 1 -3 months.
  3. Candidate must observe and assist all surgical PAG cases.
  4. Candidate must observe specialized surgeries that are performed in collaboration with the Paediatric Surgery Unit / Urologists at UKMMC.
  5. Candidate must attend and participate in the multidisciplinary meetings organized / attended by the PAG Unit such as the DSD and Suspected Child Abuse and Negligence (SCAN) meetings.
  6. Candidate must conduct and complete a research study relevant to this subspecialty, present the findings at national and international congresses and submit a manuscript for publication. This research project must be approved by the Head of the PAG unit and must include an investigative hypothesis and original data. 
  7. Candidate must keep a log book and an audit of his/her performance.
  8. Candidate must participate in activities organized by the PAG Unit such as public forums, workshops, congresses, preparation of patient information pamphlets etc.
  9. Candidate must be contactable and regularly meet with course director.
  10. Candidate must participate in teaching of undergraduates and postgraduates in this subspecialty.

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 intended start date.
  2. You will need Temporary Practising Certificate (TPC) by Malaysian Medical Council (MMC). Please ensure you fulfil all the requirements for TPC.
  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 UKMSHAPE) 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 Professional 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)