Taking into account Malaysia’s pressing need to produce specialists in various medical disciplines in
order to promote advancements in medicine, the Kulliyyah of Medicine offers Master’s and Doctoral
degree programmes, as well as postgraduate clinical programmes in various specialized disciplines.
- Year One (1) will comprise of one year posting in General Surgery. The trainee is expected to carry
out course-work in additional to their clinical commitments. The course work will include case writeup, journal reviews, participate in basic surgical skills training and research methodology training
workshops and also maintain a log book.
- Year Two (2) will comprise of four specialty postings of which Neurosurgery, Urology and Paediatric
Surgery are mandatory while the trainees are given an option of selecting Cardiothoracic, Intensive
Care or Plastic Surgery as their fourth posting.
- Year Three (3) will comprise of the trainees functioning as Registrars in General Surgery. The trainees
will be posted in subspecialties within General Surgery namely Upper Gastrointestinal and
Hepatobiliary, Breast and Endocrine, Colorectal and Vascular Surgery.
- Year Four (4) will comprise of the trainees functioning as Senior Registrars in General Surgery. The
trainees are expected to attend the stipulated workshop and actively participate and organize other
CME activities in addition to their clinical commitments. The clinical commitment will involve
postings in General Surgery subspecialties namely Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary, Breast
and Endocrine and Colorectal Surgery,
The course work will include case write-ups, journal reviews, basic minimally invasive surgical skills
training, endoscopy training and maintaining a log book. In addition to these, the trainee should
prepare a thesis which must be submitted towards the end of the programme and also participate in
the stipulated workshops.
Our programme will include Islamic input, ethics and humanities throughout the duration of the