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Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa: FC Paed Surg(SA)

Structure and Fees for the Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa

 PartFee
Examination Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa R 20350
Examination Primary of the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa R 10700
Examination Intermediate of the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa R 14350

CMSA Appeals Mechanism

PLEASE NOTE that candidates that wish to lodge an appeal against the outcome of his/her written examination results must do so in accordance with the provisions of the CMSA’s Appeals Mechanism Policy.  Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) are not made available to candidates for review in accordance with the CMSA’s Appeals Mechanism Policy.  A copy of the Appeals Mechanism Policy is available at www.cmsa.co.za

Examination Structure


  • Primary: FCS(SA) Primary 2 MCQ papers, no oral examination.

  • Intermediate: FCS(SA) Intermediate 2 MCQ papers, no oral examination.

  • Final: 2 written papers;  Clinical and/or oral and/or OSCE and/or practical.

Medal

THE FOUNDERS MEDAL of the College of Paediatric Surgeons was endowed in 2010 by the South African Association of Paediatric Surgeons in honour of Professors Michael Dinner, Sidney Cywes and Robert Mickel, the first Professors of Paediatric Surgery in South Africa and is awarded to candidates who achieve outstanding results in the final Fellowship examination of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa.
 

Requirements


  • Primary: FCS(SA) Primary - Post-internship qualification registered with the HPCSA or any other medical council..



  • Intermediate: FCS(SA) Intermediate - completed not less than 12 months of approved training as a registered medical practitioner, in surgery. Training during community service cannot be submitted. Of the 12 months training called for, not less than 6 months must be spent in general surgery, not less than 3 months must be spent in ICU and not less than 3 months in trauma/emergency surgery.

  • Final: - 48 months in a numbered registrar training post. Portfolio to be submitted at the time of applying for the Final

Scheduled dates and locations for the Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa

DateDetailsMore Info?
29/01/2024
08h00-12h00
Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 1
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the FC Paed Surg(SA) Final
30/01/2024
08h00-12h00
Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 2
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the FC Paed Surg(SA) Final
15/02/2024
08h00-12h00
Intermediate of the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 1 - Principles of Surgery in General
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the FCS(SA) Intermediate
16/02/2024
08h00-12h00
Intermediate of the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 2 - Principles of Surgical Speciality Disciplines
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the FCS(SA) Intermediate
22/02/2024
13h00-17h00
Primary of the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 1 - Anatomy SCA
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the FCS(SA) Primary
23/02/2024
13h00-17h00
Primary of the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 2 - Physiology/Pathology/Miscellaneous SCA
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the FCS(SA) Primary
25/03/2024 to
26/03/2024*
08h00-17h00
Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa: Oral/ Clinical
Various
* Please view the timetable for this examination, once it is published, for exact dates, venues and times for each candidate.
28/05/2024 to
30/05/2024*
08h00-17h00
Intermediate of the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa: Oral/OSCE/Clinical
Various
* Please view the timetable for this examination, once it is published, for exact dates, venues and times for each candidate.
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