CME and the Practising Certificate
Fellows may be aware that the Medical Council resolved in March 2002 that CME would be made a requirement for all practising doctors, starting from January 2005 (please refer to the May and July 2002 issues of the Medical Council Newsletter).
David Todd Oration
Dr. Bernard Langer, Past President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, delivered his lecture on 13 December 2002 at the Academy. The topic of his lecture is “Continuous Professional Development – Good for Patients and for Doctors”. Fellows can download the full text of his speech.
Best Original Research by Trainee (BORT)
The results of the second BORT was
announced during the Conferment Ceremony on 13 December and the medals
were presented to the three winners. The Gold Medal winner will also
get a cash reward of HK$15,000. The Academy would like to thank the
Panel of Judges for their time and works. The Panel consists of
Prof. Tony Chung (Panel Chairman), Dr. Kam Chak Wah; Prof. Raymond Liang;
Prof. Leung Kwok Sui; Prof. Lo Chung Mau and Prof. Grace Tang. The
Academy would also like to thank the trainees who have submitted their
papers for this competition.
2002 Golf Day
Around 100 Fellows and alumni members participated in the tournament on 20 December. Congratulations to Dr. Lam Ching Choi who won the HKAM President Cup this year. Winners of the HKU Medical Alumni Cup and CUHK Medical Alumni Cup are Dr. Yu Ka Fai and Dr. Leung Tat Chi respectively. Dr. Kelvin Inge won the Best Gross prize.
Inge received the Best Gross prize from Dr. David Fang
2003 Annual Subscriptions
Fellows are reminded that their 2003 Annual Subscriptions are due on 1 January 2003. Fellows should receive a demand note from either the Academy or their College. Please be reminded that it is Council's policy that subscriptions received by the Academy after 30 June 2003 will be subject to a surcharge of 5% on the subscription amount. Please settle your subscription as soon as possible.