Academy News


July 2005


Visit to Beijing

The Academy was invited by the Ministry of Health to attend a working seminar on “Training and admission of specialists on Mainland”.  The seminar will be held in Beijing on 5th July.  The Academy will send a 5-person delegation including the President and Vice-President (Edu. & Exams) to attend and report on the Hong Kong system.



Election of Council Members

The term of office of the 5 elected/co-opted Council member will expire at the conclusion of this year’s annual general meeting.  Election process will start in July, and results will be announced at the AGM to be held on 16 December 2005.



Admission of New Fellows

At the extraordinary general meeting held on 16 June 2005, 163 new Fellows were admitted.  They will be invited to attend a conferment ceremony in December.  The conferment ceremony will be held in conjunction with the David Todd Oration.   Prof. Zhong Nan-shan, Chairman of the Chinese Medical Association, has kindly agreed to be this year’s orator.  More details will be announced in coming months.



Amendments to Principles and Guidelines on CME/CPD

The Education Committee recently proposed some minor changes to the guidelines.  Council endorsed these amendments in June.  To download a new version of the guidelines, please go to the Fellows Area of this website.




The Academy is delighted to announce that Dr. C.H. Leong, Immediate Past President of the Academy, was conferred the Dental Fellowship ad hominem by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in June.




Summer Activities at the Academy Lounge

Thai Food Cookery Class and Children Magic 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


Chinese Academy of Science

The Library of Chinese Academy of Science is compiling a book on “Development of Science and Technology in China”, and now invites submissions.  Interested Fellows can visit the CAS website for more details.



Open Forums on Influenza Pandemic Preparedness of Healthcare Workers

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) will organize 4 open forums to arouse healthcare workers’ awareness of the risk of influenza pandemic and prepare them for the risk.  Four identical forum will be held on 6th, 12th, 15th and 21st July.  Several Colleges have accredited CME points for this forum.  For enrolments, please contact Mr. Ivan Wong of the CHP on 3523 0183.