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Paediatric Medicine Residency Programme


About the Programme

The SingHealth Paediatric Medicine Residency Programme seeks to train exemplary paediatricians with up-to-date medical knowledge, excellent clinical skill sets and attitudes to care for their young patients, from birth till adolescence. 

The robust six-year training programme offers a well-planned training curriculum that comprises an optimal mix of clinical activities, didactic lectures and Quality Improvement (QI) or research opportunities in a well-rounded and nurturing learner-centric environment. 

As a Paediatrician, you play an essential role in the development and wellbeing of the next generation. If you enjoy working with children and want to make a difference in the lives of children and their families or society at large, a career in Paediatric Medicine will allow you to pursue your medical aspirations. 

Our Subspecialty Areas:

  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Genetics
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Allergy
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Children’s Intensive Care Unit (CICU)
  • Haematology/ Oncology
  • Rheumatology & Immunology
  • Neonatology

Why Choose Paediatric Medicine?

Wide Exposure at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) – Singapore’s Main Paediatric Teaching Hospital

The main training site for the SingHealth Paediatric Residency Programme is at KKH – Singapore’s only integrated hospital for women and children, and one of the largest children’s hospitals regionally. KKH is an 827-bed Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited hospital with a 365-bed dedicated children’s facility. Benefit from the wide exposure and case-mix at KKH, which is equipped with Paediatric ICU, Neonatal ICU and Singapore’s first children’s Emergency Department. It is also a major paediatric teaching hospital affiliated with the local medical schools.

Renowned Paediatric Medicine Faculty and Dedicated Mentors

Our outstanding Faculty members are locally and regionally recognized leaders in Paediatric Medicine. They are passionate about educating and cultivating the future generation of paediatricians. Each Resident is matched to a mentor for the duration of their Residency programme to nurture and develop an Individualised Learning Plan and maximise training. 

Well-rounded Training Environment

With competency-based, structured assessments and regular feedback by mentors on your progress, you would be equipped to learn effectively. Programme features such as continuity clinics and educational conferences are also in place to enhance your training as a paediatrician.

Continuity Clinics to Enhance Paediatric Training

By participating in continuity clinics, you can enhance your knowledge about the development of common paediatric conditions, through the various ages. Residents can also take part in research projects and educational conferences to hone your medical knowledge and research skills.

Your Career Prospects & Development

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