Academy News


June 2005


Past Presidents Advisory Committee

A Past Presidents Advisory Committee (PPAC) comprising past presidents of the Academy and Colleges was formed to offer advice to the Academy Council on matters relating to the development and policies of the Academy and its Colleges.  Dr. C.H. Leong and Prof. Richard Yu were elected co-convenors and Dr. Donald Li was elected Honorary Secretary of the PPAC.  The PPAC had its first meeting on 19 May and will hold meeting quarterly.  The founding President of the Academy, Prof Sir David Todd, visited Hong Kong recently and also attended the 1st PPAC meeting.



The Academy is delighted to announce that the President, Prof. Grace Tang, has been awarded the Outstanding Women Professional & Entrepreneurs Award 2005. 

This award is a tri-annual event which honours and celebrates the achievements of women in Hong Kong . The award recognizes women who have made significant contribution to their professions, Hong Kong 's business environment and society. They are selected for providing outstanding examples to business leaders, peers and youth alike, in their high standard of integrity and ethical values.

The Award carries two categories: Outstanding Women Professionals and Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs. For each category, there are three recipients. Prof. Tang has been given the award in the category of Outstanding Women Professionals.  The presentation ceremony will be on 8th June 2005.  



CME/CPD Office

Four Fellows, namely Prof. L.K. Hung, Dr. Cindy Lam, Dr. Roch Lee and Dr. Ronnie Poon, were recently appointed CME/CPD Associate Directors to assist the Vice-President (Edu. & Exams) in achieving the aims of the CME/CPD Office, and to help manage the academic contents of the CME/CPD materials.  They work for the Academy as CME/CPD Associate Directors on honorary basis.

Mr. Ming Chan was appointed as CME/CPD Executive Officer in March to coordinate all the CME/CPD activities and related matters.  Before joining the Academy, Ming worked for various professional bodies including Hong Kong Association of Accounting Technicians, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Hong Kong Securities Institute.  Ming graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and subsequently obtained Master of Business Systems from Monash University .  He will also assist in developing and overseeing the MLMS to provide quality services to Fellows.  Fellows who have any enquiry on the MLMS can contact Ming on 2871 8816 or




Summer Activities at the Academy Lounge

Thai Food Cookery Class, Children Magic Course and Children Taekwondo Course will be organized at the Academy Lounge.  According to previous experience, interest classes for kids are usually fully booked very soon.  Please register your place as quick as possible.  Please click below for details.

Thai Food Cookery Class

     Children Magic Course

     Children Taekwondo Course



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 .





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 Councils 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 if you have not yet done so.






Joint Scientific Meeting of the Royal College of Radiologists & Hong Kong College of Radiologists, and the 13th Annual Scientific Meeting of HKCR:

 The Royal College of Radiologists and Hong Kong College of Radiologists will jointly organize a scientific meeting in Hong Kong this October.   

The meeting will be held from 21st to 23rd October 2005 (Friday to Sunday) at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building.   There will be scientific symposia, proffered paper and poster presentations, trade exhibition and book exhibition.

The meeting aims to bring together radiologists, clinical oncologists and nuclear medicine physicians practicing locally and overseas for the interflow of knowledge and advancement.  Physicians of other disciplines, radiographers and other healthcare professionals are also welcome.   A Radiographer Session will be organized to promote exchange of valuable experience with the College's radiographer colleagues.  

For Radiology, there will be subspecialty focus sessions in Interventional Radiology and Musculoskeletal Radiology.  For Clinical Oncology, the subspecialty focus session will be on Neuro-oncology.

For further details, please visit the College's website at: