Postgraduate education to become a specialist in medical oncology is regulated in the postgraduate education programme of the SSMO (as of 01/07/2021). Here you will find detailed information on postgraduate education objectives, duration of postgraduate education and the specialist exam in medical oncology.
The SIWF learning objectives catalogue contains general learning objectives for the postgraduate education programme.
The revised Medical Oncology Postgraduate Education Programme (from 01/07/21) expands the elective year options. Now, up to 12 months at an institution certified by palliative.ch can be recognised in the elective year. As proof of the activity and time spent in palliative medicine, it is mandatory for the SIWF to use this form:
The postgraduate education programme is based on the SIWF postgraduate education regulations.
You can find information on the specialist exam here.
According to the postgraduate education programme, candidates must prove that they have completed a course in doctor-patient communication and in palliative medicine. You can find SSMO-recognised courses here.