March 2007


Academy Lounge

The Academy Lounge will be used for Strategic Workshop of the Academy Council on 3 March 2007 (Saturday).  The Lounge, Library, Gymnasium and Fellows Garden will be temporarily closed on that day.



CME/CPD Reminder

The current CME/CPD cycle for Academy Fellows will end on 31 December 2007.   All Fellows who are on the Specialist Register (SR) of the Medical Council or Dental Council will need to fulfill the requirements of the Academy to remain on the SR.  Fellows, except those exempted for CME/CPD due to retirement, are also required to fulfill the requirements to maintain the Academy Fellowship.   Fellows are reminded to make sure they will obtain the required number of CME/CPD points before the end of this year, and to catch up if the points they have obtained so far falls behind greatly of the requirements.



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 Councilís 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.




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
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 March 2007 31/03/2007


Please visit the CMe-Learning of iCMECPD website ( for the latest CME/CPD materials.




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 Second International Conference on Evidence-based Advanced Dentistry and Silver Jubilee Celebrations of the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong