The Resident is allowed to transfer from one specialty to another if the following conditions are fulfilled: 

1.  The approval of the Education Committee of the specialty in which the Resident is registered
2.  The approval of the Education Committee of the specialty to which the Resident wishes to transfer and the fulfillment of admission conditions for the specialty
3.  The approval of the sponsor
4.  The approval of the Executive Board
5.  All transfers shall take place at October
6.  The Resident is required to complete his/ her current training year before he/she can transfer to another specialty at the beginning of the training year



 

Transfer Application Process

1.  The Resident submits a Transfer Form approved by sponsor to the OMSB Admission and Registration Section.
2.  The OMSB Admission and Registration Section processes the request and refers it to the current Education Committee for their opinion/resolution.
3.  A Referral must be made to the Performance and Wellness Unit through the current Education Committee.
4.  The report generated by the Performance and Wellness Unit is sent to the current Education Committee for their final recommendation. A copy of the report is sent to the OMSB Admission and Registration Section.
5.  The OMSB Admission and Registration Section refers the form to the new Education Committee for their opinion/resolution.
6.  Upon approval of both current and new education committees, the Resident must fill in a new Application Form.
7.  Applications for transfer must be submitted by October of each academic year.
8.  The Resident must enter the interview process and compete with other applicants for that slot.
9.  The transfer request must be approved by the Executive Board together with the list of recommended applicants.
10.  The Resident should remain in his/her training program until the end of the academic year.
11.  The Resident must complete any other requirements recommended by OMSB.

Deadline for Application

·  Applications for Transfer will be from October to November of each Academic Year

Submission of Documents

Submission of Request for Transfer Form can be
via email: admission@omsb.org
or
via post:
Oman Medical Specialty Board,
Building#: Block 9993, Plot 539, Phase No 3, Mazoon Street,
Al-Khoudh, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
 

The Resident must enter the interview process and compete with other applicants for that slot.

The Education Committee, to which the Resident has transferred to, must recommend counting the previous training period the Resident has taken, if possible, and must also specify the level at which the Resident shall start. The recommendation should be sent to the Executive Board for approval.