Discussion Forum: From CME to CPD (12 December 2006)
Fellows may be aware from the news and publications
of the Academy that the Education Committee has been considering the move
to CPD for quite a long time. After years of discussion, the Academy
Council has agreed in principle to move forward to CPD in stages.
Before proceeding further, the Academy would like to explain to Fellows
about the rationale and the details of the change and listen to Fellows'
views on the proposed move. Two forums have been held in September and December 2006. Fellows who were unable to
attend can click below to view the presentation at the forum held on 12 December 2006.
Annual Conferment Ceremony
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David Todd Oration
2006 David Todd Oration was held together with the Conferment Ceremony at
the Run Run Shaw Hall on 30 November 2006.
The Academy was extremely honoured to have Professor the Baroness
Finlay of Llandaff as the orator. Baroness
Finlay is a world-renowned expert in palliative care.
She is currently the President of the Royal Society of Medicine in
Academy has admitted a distinguished individual, Dr. Peter CY Lee, in the
medical profession as Honorary Fellow.
Dr. Lee was one of the first to give active support to the concept
of “Hong Kong Academy of Medicine” when it was first mooted in 1983,
and became a member of the Preparatory Committee which organized and set
up the proposed “Academy”.
Original Research by Trainee (BORT)
results of the 2006 BORT were
announced during the Conferment Ceremony on 30 November 2006 and the medals were presented to the 3
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 Dr. C.T. Hung. The Academy
would also like to thank the trainees who have submitted their papers for
are reminded that their 2007 Annual Subscriptions are due on 1 January 2007.
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 will be subject to a surcharge of 5% on the
subscription amount. Please
settle your subscription as soon as possible.
on Mental Competence in Medical Practice
Cancer Imaging 2007 organised by International Cancer Imaging Society and Hong Kong College of Radiologists will be held on 10 & 11 February 2007 (Saturday & Sunday) at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building.
Please visit the HKCR website (http://www.hkcr.org) for the very exciting scientific programme with a faculty of international and local speakers who are renowned in the field of oncology and oncologic imaging.
There will be:
Lectures on State-of-the-Art cancer imaging, including:
Multidisciplinary Symposia on:
Please visit the HKCR website (http://www.hkcr.org) for further details. The registration form may be downloaded from the website.
Quizzes from the following Colleges are currently available at iCMECPD website for Fellows to study online for CME/CPD:
4 videos of lectures have been recently uploaded to "CME without Quiz".
Please visit the CMe-Learning of iCMECPD website (www.icmecpd.hk) for the latest CME/CPD materials.
Conference(s) / Symposium(s)