Raymond Liang, Vice-President (General Affairs)
Liang graduated from the
where he is now the SH Ho Chair Professor of Haematology and Oncology. He is
also the Deputy Head of the Department of Medicine, and an Associate Dean of the
Faculty of Medicine. With the Hong Kong College of Physicians, he is a Council
Member and the Chair of the Examination Committee.
Dr. C.T. Hung, Vice-President (Education & Examinations)
Dr Hung became an Ex-officio Council Member of
this Academy in 1995 when he was President of the
. He was the Chair of the Membership Committee, and the Academy
representative on the Education and Accreditation Committee of Medical Council.
He also served the Council as an elected member. Currently, Dr Hung works as
Hospital Chief Executive of the
Stephen Foo, Honorary Treasurer
A medical graduate of the
, Dr Foo has been in private general practice for 35 years. He was involved in
the establishment in 1977 of the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians (HKCFP),
with which he remains an active Council Member. He has been a Council Member of
this Academy for 8 years, 6 years of which as an Ex-officio Member (President of
HKCFP), and 2 years as an Elected Member.
Richard Kay, Editor
Dr Kay graduated from the
where he founded a student broadsheet which lasted for over 10 years. A former
professor in the
, he has served the Editorial Board of the Hong Kong Medical Journal since 1998.
Currently, Dr Kay works as a neurologist in private practice.
of a Past Presidents Advisory Group (PPAG)
The Academy has been established for over a
decade now, and the Academy Council believes it is time to form a Past
Presidents Advisory Group (PPAG) comprising past presidents of the Academy and
Colleges who are familiar with affairs of the Academy, understand the rationale
behind certain policies decided in the past, and are able to offer advice to the
Academy and Colleges on important issues or major policies.
Council has appointed Dr. C.H. Leong and Prof. Richard Yu as interim
convenors of the PPAG. Past
presidents of the Academy and Colleges will be invited to join the PPAG.
Legal Aspects of Consent to Treatment
legal seminar entitled: “Consent
to medical treatment for adults, children and MIP and risk disclosure: an
update on the law”
held at the Academy on 28th April 2005 (Thursday). The speaker is Dr
Athena Liu, who is an Associate Professor of the Law Department of University of
. Dr. Liu specializes in Family Law and Medico-legal Issues. Please
click below for registration , CME accreditation and seminar
Antique Chinese Calligraphy Couplet
William YIP Po Tin, a Fellow of the Academy, has presented a 100-year old
Chinese calligraphy couplet to the Academy. The couplet is now displayed
prominantly at the Academy library on 3/F.
Prof. Rosie Young delivered
the oration entitled “A reflection on SARS – one year on” on 17 December
2004. Fellows who have not attended can click below to listen to the
reflection on SARS – one year on
are reminded that their 2005
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