The Academy will be celebrating its 15th Anniversary next year. A 15th anniversary congress will be held from 15-16 November 2008. While the theme has not yet been finalised, it will probably be in the format of “Mega Grand Rounds”. The Conference Organising Committee, led by the Vice-President (General Affairs), is now working on preparations. More details will be announced in the forthcoming news.
Collaboration with Ministry of Health on Specialist Registration in Mainland
Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Health (MOH) in April last year, the Academy has been working closely with MOH on this project. A preparatory committee has been formally established. Both Vice Minister Huang Jie-fu and the Academy President, Prof. Grace Tang, were appointed Principal Members
(主任委員) of this Committee. Eight Academy Fellows were also appointed Advisors to this Committee, they are Dr. Chan Chok-wan, Dr. David Fang, Dr. Hung Chi-tim, Prof. Lau Wan-yee, Dr. Leong Che-hung, Prof. John Leong, Prof. William Wei and Prof. Richard Yu.
on Human Reproductive Technology
Prof. Grace Tang, the Academy
President was appointed a member of the Council on Human Reproductive
Technology for a term of 2 years with effect from April 2007.
Dr. Bryan Bohman, Medical Staff Vice-President of
Stanford Hospital & Clinics, and Dr. Christopher Mow, Clinical
Associate Professor of Standard University Medical Center, have recently
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.
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 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:
Please visit the CMe-Learning of iCMECPD website (www.icmecpd.hk) for the latest CME/CPD materials.
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