Qualification Examination in the Mainland
CEPA II arrangements, registered doctors in Hong Kong who are permanent
residents are eligible to apply to take the National Qualification Examination
in the Mainland. The Medical Council of Hong Kong is tasked for the
receipt and vetting of applications to sit for the examination.
for 2006 are now called for. Fellows who are interested could find details
at the Medical Council's website at www.mchk.org.hk.
General information on the Examination is available at the websites of the
at www.nmec.org.cn and the
Ministry of Health at www.moh.gov.cn
note that all applications for 2006 must reach the secretariat of the Medical
Council's Licentiate Committee before 25 April 2006. For enquiries,
please call them at 2873 4742.
CME Forum for Medico-legal Seminar Series 2006
In view of the overwhelming response to the Medico-legal
Seminar Series 2006, a new subject has been created in the MLMS’s CME Forum.
It aims to provide a platform for Fellows to discuss further the medico-legal
issues mentioned in the sessions. Speakers of the seminar series have been
invited to respond to Fellow's queries, which have not been answered in the
All Fellows are welcome to participate in this forum. Please logon “CME
Learning” in the MLMS: http://www.mlms.org.hk
has come to the Academy’s attention that some medical and
have been recently established, and they organise courses/seminars and award
diplomas. These organisations carry
names which may give an impression that they are part of the Academy.
The Academy Council would like to clarify that the Hong Kong Academy of
Medicine is the only statutory body for the training and accreditation of
. There are only 15 Academy
Colleges, and they are:
of Community Medicine
of Emergency Medicine
of Family Physicians
of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
of Orthopaedic Surgeons
qualifications are to be endorsed by the Medical and
Dental Councils of
General Meeting – 15 June 2006
Council has decided to hold an EGM
on 15 June 2006 to admit new Fellows. The
EGM will be held at 7:30 pm at the Council Chamber, 10/F HKAM Jockey Club
Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road,
Aberdeen, Hong Kong
The Academy’s Immediate Past President
Dr. Leong Che Hung and Honorary Fellow Prof. W.I.R. Davies were conferred Doctor
of Science honoris causa by the University
of Hong Kong on 14 March 2006.
HKAM Medico-Legal Seminar Series 2006 - Laws that
doctors may find useful to know
The Academy organised
a medico-legal seminar in April 2005 and was well received by many Fellows.
This year, the Academy has again invited partners of Johnson Stokes & Master to
deliver a seminar series on medico-legal issues. Details
of the seminar series to be held in April 2006 can be found in the Registration
limited and on a first-come-first-served basis. Interested Fellows please
complete the Form and return it to the Academy on or before 3 April 2006.
2006 Annual Subscriptions
are reminded that their 2006 Annual Subscriptions were
due on 1 January 2006. 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.
has recently released its first edition of Topical Updates –“Laboratory
diagnosis of human disease caused by H5N1 influenza virus”.
Interested Fellows please click the link below to view the document.
Health Promotion Project Expo 2006
Care and Promotion Fund Committee, cordially invites all HKAM fellows to
participate at the Health Promotion Project Expo 2006 "Encouraging
innovation, Empowering health promoters, Engaging the community" on
22 May 2006 (Monday) from 2 pm to 5 pm, at Lecture Theatre, Hong Kong
Library, 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
For details, please visit website
form can be download fromhttp://www.hwfb.gov.hk/download/press_and_publications/otherinfo/060317_grants/registration_form.doc