Academy News


May 2005


Visit to Beijing

The 18-person delegation of the Academy including the President, Vice-President (Education & Exams), Past President, Honorary Treasurer, an elected Council member, representatives from 13 Academy Colleges and the General Secretary, visited Beijing from 11th to 14th April.  Besides attending the 90th Anniversary and the 23rd National Representative Meeting of the Chinese Medical Association (CMA), the delegation had meetings with the Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of National People’s Congress, the Ministry of Health, Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) & Peking Union Medical College (PUMC), Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH), Beijing United Family Hospital & Clinics (BUFHC), and the Association of Medical Universities & Colleges in China.  During the 4-day visit, the Academy delegation had fruitful discussion and exchanged views with these organizations on various topics including specialist registration system, exchange programmes on training and CME.  Planning is underway for the various activities where the Academy and its Colleges shall play essential roles for the first time.

Hong Kong participants attending CMA's  the 90th Anniversary and the 23rd National Representative Meeting The delegation waiting for a group photo at CMA's 90th anniversary celebration
The Academy President presented the Academy's 10th anniversary book to CMA's representatives Meeting with Mr. Han Qide, Vice-Chairman, Standing Committee of National People's Congress on 12 April
Outside the Ministry of Health The Academy's President presenting a souvenir to Prof. Hunag Jiefu, Vice Minister, Ministry of Health of PRC after the meeting
The delegation visited the Beijing United Family Hospital and Clinics during the trip to Beijing (BUFHC) The delegation was given a brief introduction of the Peking Union Medical College (PUMC)
The group visited the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) and met their Deputy Director and Vice Directors The delegation visited the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and introduced the Academy and its Colleges to their officials
A group photo outside the CAS



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

Majority of Colleges have submitted their manpower plans to the Academy.  The Academy’s Medical Manpower Planning Committee chaired by the Vice-President (General Affairs) will hold a meeting to discuss.






The Academy would like to congratulate Dr. Stephen Foo, Honorary Treasurer of the Academy, on his being awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia (AFPM) in April 2005.   Another Fellow of the Academy, Dr. Peter Lee, also received this honour from the AFPM.




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.