with Ministry of Health on Specialist Registration in Mainland
Academy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Health (MOH)
on 14 April 2006 to facilitate the development of a specialist
registration system in Mainland China. The
signing of the MOU is an important milestone in the history of the Academy. The MOH has set up a working
group to coordinate and monitor all relevant works. Representatives
of the Academy will be joining this working group to offer input. The
Academy will also be providing professional advice on specialist training and
examination on the mainland. This
MOU signifies the Nation°¶s recognition of the standard of specialist
accreditation and training undertaken by the Academy since its inception.
With this MOU, Fellows of the Academy will be recognized in Mainland for
their distinctive specialist expertise, and bilateral training will take place.
All these activities will enhance the standard of the medical
professional both in Hong Kong SAR and other parts of China.
Royal Society of Medicine
Prof. Robin Williamson, Dean and Mr. Paul Summerfield, Development
Director of the Royal Society of Medicine had a meeting with the Academy
President and the Vice-President (Edu. & Exams.) on 27 March.
During the meeting, representatives of the two organizations had a
wide-ranging conversation and explored ways in which the Academy and its Fellows
might benefit from electronic access to the Society°¶s Library, its journals
and other facilities.
The President also met the President-Elect of the Society, Baroness
Finlay, on 10 April during her visit to London.
Meeting °V 15 June 2006
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
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.
Facilities at the Academy
you thinking of providing accommodations for the College examiners, visiting
lecturers, or conference speakers during their visit to
? OR are you looking for a temporary °•home°¶ while yours is going through
On 5th floor of the
, there are 13 en-suite Guest Rooms available for bookings by Fellows. The clean
and spacious rooms, with modern amenities and a personal touch, will ensure all
guests a pleasant short or long stay at the Academy:
can enjoy privacy in a tranquil atmosphere at our 24-hour-guarded building,
and best of all, the stunning views of the mountains;
are entitled to use the library, lounge, gymnasium and sauna on 3rd
Suites have a bedroom that can be closed off from the living room for more
privacy, which are favourite choices for long stays;
breakfasts can be arranged for group booking;
spaces are available to guests and visitors;
rooms of variable sizes are close by for large and small meetings.
(single room) / $900 (suite)
per room per night, you can rest
assured that you and your guests can enjoy a comfortable stay at the
our Conference Department at 2871 8787 or e-mail to email@example.com
to enquire about details!
The Academy Lounge on 3/F is an ideal place for
Fellows to sit back and relax with friends or associates over a glass of
wine. It can also be turned into a gallery for exhibitions
of paintings and photos. Fellows who are amateur photographer or
painter can consider displaying their collection there over a period of
time and share their work with visitors. For the
health-conscious Fellows, there is a fitness centre with basic gym
and a sauna. There is also a VIP room at
the lounge that provides an exclusive environment for private gatherings. The
Academy Lounge opens daily from 12:00noon - 9:00pm (Monday to Saturday) and
9:00am - 9:00pm (Sundays and Public Holidays). For information, please call
on 3/F just outside the lounge is equipped with a BBQ counter that
could cater around 20 guests. Fellows can host full-service BBQ
parties for families and friends or arrange a less formal BBQ gathering for
special guests to take a break during medical conferences.
For booking information, please contact the Conference Department at 2871
8787, or firstname.lastname@example.org