February 2007


Guidelines for Conducting Examinations

The Academy Education Committee has recently approved a set of Guidelines for Conducting Examination.  This document contains general and broad principles for reference of Colleges.  It aims to ensure that the usual security issues, fairness issues in addition to the standard required have been properly addressed, in the College examination or assessment process.



2007 Annual Subscriptions

Fellows are reminded that their 2007 Annual Subscriptions were due on 1 January 2007.  Fellows should have received 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.





13th Annual Conferment Ceremony

The 13th AGM and the 13th Annual Fellowship Conferment Ceremony were held on 30 November 2006 at the Academy Building.  Please click the following links for the photos taken that day.

AGM and Conferment Ceremony

Annual Dinner

Kindly note that the photos will be removed from this website on 28 Feb 2007.    




Online CME/CPD

Quizzes from the following Colleges are currently available at iCMECPD website for Fellows to study online for CME/CPD:

HKAM / College Topic Deadline for Submission of Answer
HKAM HKAM Medico-Legal Seminar Series 2006 (30 Sep 06) 14/02/2007
Physicians Higher prevalence of squamous intraepithelial leison in systemic lupus erythematosus association with human papillomavirus infection 31/03/2007
Psychiatrists Cost-effectiveness of second generation antipsychotics and perhenazine in a randomized trial of treatment for chronic schizophrenia 31/03/2007
Radiologists HKCR Case of February 2007 28/02/2007

5 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.




Cancer Imaging 2007

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:

  • CT Colonography for Colorectal Cancer Screening

  • Staging Upper GI Tumours

  • PET in Oncology

Multidisciplinary Symposia on:

  • Lung Cancer

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Liver Metastases

  • Head & Neck Tumours

  • Carcinoma of Uterus, Cervix and Ovary

Workshops, e.g.:

  • US of neck masses that may simulate metastases

  • Musculoskeletal tumours – Imaging aspects

  • Aspects of intervention in cancer

  • MR imaging of Paediatric Oncology

Please visit the HKCR website (http://www.hkcr.org) for further details. The registration form may be downloaded from the website.



Upcoming Conference(s) / Symposium(s)


Conference(s) / Symposium(s)


13-17 June 2007

The 21st Congress of International Association of Paediatric Dentistry

Hong Kong Society of Paediatric Dentistry

12-14 July 2007 The 50th Hong Kong Surgical Forum Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong; American College of Surgeons, Hong Kong Chapter
16-19 November 2007 2nd International Conference on Evidence-based Advanced Dentistry, Silver Jubilee Celebrations of the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong and 14th Anniversary of College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong; College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong



Gong Xi Fa Cai

The Secretariat will be closed on 17-20 February 2007.

The Academy Lounge and Dining Room will be closed on 17 and 21 February 2007 respectively. Services will be resumed on 26 February 2007.

The Academy wishes all Fellows a prosperous year in the Year of the Pig!