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Election to Fellowship

Success in the Conjoint Examination does not automatically entitle a candidate to become eligible for the election to the degrees of Fellow of Hong Kong College of Family Physicians (FHKCFP) and/or Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP). The Board of Conjoint Examination will recommend the successful candidates to the Councils of both Colleges for election to Fellowship. The candidates should check whether they meet the criteria for Fellowship required by the respective college(s) and apply for election to Fellowship themselves. If they fail to qualify for election to fellowship in the year at which they pass the Conjoint Examination, it is the candidate's responsibility to re-apply for election to Fellowship in subsequent year(s) after he/she has fulfilled the criteria. 

The degree of FHKCFP may also enable a member of the College to be eligible for election to Fellowship of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in Family Medicine, FHKAM (Family Medicine) only after further Higher Training in Family Medicine and evaluation of previous training experiences. Candidates wishing to obtain FHKAM (Family Medicine) should check with the relevant Handbook and apply for Higher Training with the Board of Vocational Training and Standards, HKCFP. 

FHKCFP

The following are extracts of the criteria for the election of Fellowship to HKCFP. The criteria contained in the Constitution of HKCFP should be the final verdict. 

The applicant:

EITHER:


a. is an active Full Member or Associate Member of the College;

b. has been paying annual subscriptions continuously since becoming a member of the College;

c. a vocational trainee of our College who has successfully completed the prescribed vocational training organized by our College;

d. has passed the Fellowship examination of our College;

e. has possessed HKCFP Certificate of Quality Assurance or its equivalent of Quality Assurance issued by HKCFP in each year after he/she has completed the vocational training programme;

f. sponsored by a Fellow of the College;

g. has solemnly pledged to uphold the aims and objectives of the College and to commit himself to a process of continuous medical education by playing an active role in the College educational programmes to the best of his ability; and

h. is elected to Fellowship by majority vote of the Council.

OR


a. is an active Full Member or Associate Member of the College;

b. has been paying annual subscriptions continuously since becoming a member of the College;

c. has been predominantly engaged in family medicine for not less than five years, in which one year at the least should be engaged in family medicine in Hong Kong SAR;

d. has passed the Fellowship examination of the College;

e. has documentation of Quality Assurance Activities or its equivalent *.(*HKCFP QA&A year-end report of 30 credit points or more with at least 10 credit points obtained from CPD activities will be taken as adequate documentation) for the most recent three consecutive years prior to election of Fellowship;

f. is sponsored by a Fellow of the College;

g. has solemnly pledged to uphold the aims and objectives of the College and to commit himself to a process of continuous medical education by playing an active role in College educational programmes to the best of his ability; and

h. is elected to Fellowship by a majority vote of the Council.

FRACGP

The following is a summary of the requirements for the award of FRACGP. Candidates should check with the RACGP Faculty Office for details.
(http://www.racgp.org.au/education/fellowship/fellowship-of-the-racgp/policies/policies/vocational-training-pathway-requirements-for-fellowship-policy/). 


a. success in the Conjoint Examination;

b. membership of RACGP;

c. i) a minimum of seven years postgraduate medical experience including five years experience in general practice, or


ii) successfully completed a RACGP approved Vocational Training Programme;

d. evidence of involvement in continuing education;

e. sponsorship by a Member or a Fellow of RACGP;

f. two referees who are practising medical practitioners of good repute.

Applications forms for the Fellowships of both Colleges may be obtained from the HKCFP Secretariat, Room 803-4, HKAM Jockey Club Bldg., 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, HK.