Academy News


April 2005


Visit to Beijing

As reported in earlier Academy News, the Academy will organize visit to Beijing for deeper collaboration in training and medical education with medical organizations on the Mainland.  The Academy delegation, consisting of the President, Vice-President (Edu. & Exams.), Past Academy President, Presidents of Colleges and elected Council members, will visit Beijing from 11 to 14 April.  The Academy delegation will visit the Ministry of Health, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, and the Association of Medical Universities and Colleges in China .   Academy representatives will also attend the 90th anniversary functions of the Chinese Medical Association.



Academy Fellowships and Specialist Titles

The Academy has received enquires on quoting of specialist titles and Fellowships of Academy/Colleges.  The following document will give some useful information.  Please click the link for details.



Extraordinary General Meeting – 16 June 2005

Council has decided to hold an EGM on 16 June 2005 to admit new Fellows.  The EGM will be held at 7:00 pm at the Council Chamber, 10/F HKAM Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road , Aberdeen , Hong Kong .




Medical Manpower Planning

The President and the two Vice Presidents met with the Secretary for Health, Welfare & Food on 5 February 2005.  During the meeting, it was agreed that the Academy through its Colleges would make recommendations on optimal number of specialists required for different specialties in Hong Kong .  Academy Colleges are now working on this.



College of Community Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, 24 April 2005

The theme for this year’s Annual Scientific Meeting is “Challenges and Opportunities in Community medicine”.  Members from all Colleges are welcome to join and exchange views. For details and registration forms, please click  Registration form should be sent or faxed to college secretariat.  The Fellowship Conferment Ceremony of the College follows immediately after the Annual Scientific Meeting. To honour Dr EK Yeoh’s distinguished public health service to the Hong Kong community and his outstanding achievements as a leader in health and health services, the College has created the EK Yeoh Oration, and Dr Yeoh will deliver the first oration entitled “ Health for all – the missing links”. Members from all Colleges are also welcome to attend the ceremony and the oration.  For enquiries please call the college secretariat at 28718745.





2005 Annual Subscriptions



Fellows are reminded that their 2005 Annual Subscriptions are due on 1 January 2005.  Fellows should have received a demand note from either the Academy or their College.  Please be reminded that it is the 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.