Clinical Fellowship


Course Director: Prof. Dr. Goh Bee See

Duration of training: 6 months

Training Centre: UKM Medical Centre/ Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz, Hospital Pakar Kanak –Kanak  (HPKK), Cheras 56000 Kuala Lumpur.

Eligibility: Postgraduate certificate in Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

General Objective:

The clinical fellow is, airway management input to neonatology and all cases evolving from above. (endoscopy, temporal bone lab, undergraduate lectures), daily rounds, weekly service rounds and weekly staff teaching rounds

Objectives of Programme:

  1. To learn the management and treatment of a spectrum of surgical pediatric otolaryngology including pediatric otology and cochlear implantation, airway endoscopy and open airway reconstructive surgery, pediatric head and neck surgery including vascular malformations.
  2. To perform common paediatric ORL surgery.
  3. To learn multidisciplinary management of paediatric ORL cases.


  1. Candidate is expected to attend all cases unique to pediatric otolaryngology, participate in teaching sessions, perform all clinical activities as specialist including both in and out-patients i.e. seeing cases in the clinic, involve in the ward rounds.
  2. Candidate is responsible for consultations and required to perform common paediatric ORL cases confidently and safely either in elective or emergency settings.
  3.  Candidate is required to do on-calls.
  4. Candidate must attend multidisciplinary combine clinic/ meeting, eg combine cleft clinic, Cochlear implant Meeting.
  5. Candidate must observe all the paediatric ORL cases performed by the supervisor either as elective or emergency.
  6. Candidate must assist as many cases as possible both common and advance surgery related to the subspecialty.
  7. Candidate is encourage to attend course/seminar related to the subspeciality at least once
  8. Candidate must keep a logbook and an audit of his/her performance.
  9. Candidate must have regular meeting with course director/supervisor.

10. Candidate is required to join all clinical and academic activities of the Unit eg- Xray conference, HPE conference etc. 

11. Candidate is expected to write at least one clinically focused paper and publish in an index journal.

12.Candidate must pass the viva examination which will be held at end of programme.

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. Must apply at least 6 months before intended start date.
  2. Letter of recommendation by 2 senior paediatric ORL surgeon is required.
  3. Candidate is required to apply Temporary Practising Certificate (TPC) by Malaysian Medical Council (MMC). Please
  4. ensure you fulfill all the requirements for TPC.
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  6. 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)