Discussion Forum: From CME to CPD
After years of discussion, the Academy Council
has agreed in principle to move forward to CPD in stages.
proceeding further, the Academy would like to explain to Fellows
about the rationale and the details of the change and listen to Fellows’
on the proposed move. A
forum will be held at 14:00 - 15:00 on 27 April 2007 (Friday)
at the Lecture Theatre, Block M,
Strategic Planning Workshop
The Academy Council held a strategic planning workshop on 3 March 2007.
Several key issues were identified and discussed, namely Academy
and the Community, Academy’s
Role in the Profession, Future
Financial Plan and Collaboration
with Mainland. The Workshop is very fruitful in setting out new future
directions for the Academy. Members
at the meeting expressed their views and made recommendations, e.g.
forming a Think Tank to come up with suggestions on forward-looking
issues. Follow-up actions are
now in progress.
Extraordinary General Meeting – 21 June 2007
Council has decided to hold an EGM on 21 June
2007 to admit new Fellows. The
EGM will be held at 19:30 at the Council Chamber, 10/F HKAM Jockey Club
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 fall short of the requirements greatly.
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.
Hong Kong College of Community Medicine - Workshop for Trainees and Trainers in Public Health Medicine
Hong Kong College of Community Medicine and Department of Health will jointly organise a Workshop for Trainees and Trainers in Public Health Medicine on 18 April 2007 (Wednesday) at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building. Please click the following links for detailed information.
It is our great pleasure on behalf of the Congress Organising Committee, the Faculty of Dentistry at The University of Hong Kong, and College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong to cordially invite you to attend the Second International Conference on Evidence-based Advanced Dentistry - to be held from 16 to 19 November 2007.
Hong Kong College of Family Physicians - Annual Scientific Meeting
Hong Kong College of Family Physicians will organise an Annual Scientific Meeting "30 years of HKCFP and Beyond: A New Era in Family Medicine" on 26-27 May 2007 (Saturday & Sunday) at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building.
The College of Pathologists has
released the new issue of Topical Update. Its title is "Recent
perspectives in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency"
by Dr. Edmond S K Ma. Interested Fellows please click the link below to
view the document.
National Qualification Examination in the Mainland
Under the CEPA II arrangements, registered doctors in Hong Kong who are permanent Hong Kong residents are eligible to apply to take the National Qualification Examination in the Mainland (國家醫師資格考試). The Medical Council of Hong Kong is tasked for the receipt and vetting of applications to sit for the examination. Please click the links below for details
The Academy of Medicine, Singapore and the Academy of Medicine, Malaysia will jointly organise a congress on 19-22 July 2007 at the Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore. The Council has accepted the organisers’ invitation for the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine to be a supporting organisation this year. The theme of the congress is "Redefining Gold Standards in Medicine: The Next Chapter". Please click the links below for details.
Quizzes from the following Colleges are currently available at iCMECPD website for Fellows to study online for CME/CPD:
6 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.
Conference(s) / Symposium(s)