24th APPES Fellows' Meeting

APPES is pleased to announce the 24th APPES Fellows' Meeting and delighted to be hosting this educational meeting face to face once again. 

The meeting is an interactive workshop for trainees in pediatric endocrinology from the Asia-Pacific Region. It is a wonderful opportunity for intensive education and interaction with colleagues and faculty from countries within the region.

Course Objectives

To provide up to date postgraduate education for medical trainees in pediatric endocrinology from the Asia  Pacific  Region,  covering  major  areas  of  pediatric  endocrinology  and  diabetes.  

The  course  is designed  for  fellows who  are  in the  later  years of pediatric  endocrine  training  (but  not  qualified endocrinologists). Applicants should have a reasonable amount of clinical experience.

To enhance learning using a variety of education formats including case presentations, evidence-based learning, small group discussion, problem-based tutorials and an endocrine quiz.

To promote understanding about different management practices across the region.

Location and Dates

The course will be held from the evening of Saturday 2 December and conclude with breakfast on Wednesday 6 December 2023.

The venue is Hotel Nikko Saigon, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam


The experienced teaching faculty includes experts from the Asia Pacific region including the following:

Dr Ben AlbertNew Zealand 
Prof Maria Craig
AustraliaClinical Conundrum
Dr Sylvia EstradaPhilippinesThyroid
Dr Reiko HorikawaJapanAdrenal
A/Prof Tony HuynhAustraliaEndocrine Emergencies
Prof Vu Chi Dung Vietnam
Prof Rakesh KumarIndiaT1 Diabetes
Dr Cindy HoSingaporeCalcium and Bone
A/Prof Jeerunda Santiprabhob 
ThailandT2 Diabetes
A/Prof Meng Che Tsai TaiwanDSD
Prof Aram YangSth KoreaPituitary

List of faculty correct as at 23 April 2023, and subject to change

Selection Criteria

Application is to be done on line and you can access the link on this page - below.

You will need to have the following information ready before you start your application: 

  1. If you have participated at previous (in person) APPES fellows’ meeting (to be filled in during application process)
  2. Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages) (this will need to be uploaded as a PDF during the application process)
  3. Letter of endorsement/reference from the head of your department. (this will need to be uploaded as a PDF during the application process). Applications without a letter of endorsement will not be considered.  Maximum upload size:  5MB per document
Fellows do not need to be an APPES member to apply, but must be members of APPES to attend and a membership fee must be paid prior to the meeting starting.

How to Apply:

Click the button below to begin your application process

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are accepted, you will be asked to submit at least one clinical case for possible presentation at the meeting.  This will be required within one month of acceptance.  Full details and instructions will be sent with the acceptance letter.

Fellows’ participation in the meeting will be confirmed by mid August 2023.

Further details including preparation required for the meeting will be provided at that time.

Applications Close 21 July 2023.


You will be responsible for funding your own flight to the hotel to attend the Fellows school.

There will be a cost to attend of US$350 per person. (reduced from US$420pp)

This amount is payable directly to APPES and can be paid either by credit card or direct bank transfer and must be paid before you arrive at the meeting.

Payment of registration will include;

  • Accommodation (on a twin share basis and you will be allocated to share a room with another fellow).  
    • 4 night's Accommodation on the nights of Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday
  • Return Transfers from the airport in Ho Chi Minh
  • Attendance at the meeting
  • Meals starting with Dinner on the evening of Saturday 2 December through to breakfast on the Wednesday 6th December.
  • A local tour activity on the evening of Monday 4 December.

APPES Secretariat

PO Box 3049, Bonnells Bay , NSW  2264 Australia

Tel:       +61 2 4973 6573
Web:    www.appes.org