ERS HERMES examination in paediatric respiratory medicine - Hong Kong 2019

Following on from the successful examination in Beijing 2018, the Asian Paediatric Pulmonology Society (APPS) will deliver the ERS HERMES examination in paediatric respiratory medicine in Hong Kong 2019. Participants can register for the European diploma and upoin successful completion, will receive a diploma in paediatric respiratory medicine and join our established group of ERS HERMES diplomates.


Registrations for the examination are now open. The examination will be taking place in Hotel Cordis:

This ERS HERMES examination is organised in collaboration with the Asian Paediatric Pulmonology Society (APPS). For more information regarding registrations and fees, please contact APPS directly by emailing:

Please note that applicants can only take one paediatric HERMES exam in 2019 at ERS Congress on 28 September in Madrid, Spain or with APPS on 19 October in Hong Kong.

Full day crash course

A preparation course will take place on Friday 18 October 2019. For further information information please contact the APPS directly by emailing:

Examination format

The examination has the same format as the examination delivered during the annual ERS International Congress. The 3-hour-long written examination is composed of 90 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in English. The MCQs are selected from the [examination blueprint], and are designed around the consensus-based European syllabus in respiratory medicine, published in Breathe. Find out more about the examination structure and how to prepare.

Examination guidebook

Please read the guidebook for partipants, it contains useful information regarding the examination.