Fee Concession - 2008 Subscriptions
As recommended by the Finance and Investment Committee, Council decided to approve a one-off 50% reduction of the annual subscription for one year to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Academy in 2008. Council also agreed to offer some discounts to the 15 Colleges for renting venues at the Academy building. Below are some details:
Contribution of CME/CPD Materials from CUHK
Last year, 27 videos of Advances in Medicine lectures were contributed by the CUHK and uploaded to iCMECPD for e-learning purpose.
This year, the CUHK is going to contribute the lecture videos to the Academy again for Fellows to view the lectures online at the iCMECPD website.
Details will be
The Academy would like to express its gratitude again to Prof. Joseph Sung and the University for their generous contribution and continuous support.
Collaboration with the Royal Society of Medicine
The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM)
has recently sent a proposal to the Academy, offering to let HKAM Fellows use
RSM's services and facilities such as their club, guest rooms, library,
and online CPD. Council discussed and agreed that the Academy could
in turn offer RSM members to use its facilities and services when they
A total of 127 new Fellows were admitted at the extraordinary general
meeting held on 21 June 2007.
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 in December 2007.
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.
Hong Kong College of Community Medicine - Annual Scientific Meeting
Hong Kong College of Community Medicine will organise an Annual Scientific Meeting "Keeping Healthy, Opportunities of Ageing" on 8 September 2007 (Saturday) at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building. Please click the following link for detailed information.
Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine - Scientific Symposium on Emergency Medicine
Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine will organise a Scientific Symposium on Emergency Medicine "Innovations and Technologies in Emergency Medicine" on 17-18 October 2007 (Wednesday & Thursday) at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building. Please click the following link for detailed information.
The College of Pathologists has
released a new issue of Topical Update. Its title is "Impact of
Molecular Methods in the Diagnosis of Lymphomas" by Dr. Cheuk Wah.
Interested Fellows please click the link below to view the document.
The Royal College of Radiologists and Hong Kong College of Radiologists will jointly organise the 2nd Joint Scientific Meeting of The Royal College of Radiologists & Hong Kong College of Radiologists and 15th Annual Scientific Meeting of HKCR on 27-28 October 2007(Saturday & Sunday) at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building.
Please click the following links for detailed information.
Please find below the welcome message from the College.
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.
Activate iCMECPD Account
Fellows who want to check their CME profile MUST activate their iCMECPD account first. Please go to <http://www.icmecpd.hk> and click CMe-Learning or Member's Area, then click For newcomers, please click HERE to activate your account NOW!!
Conference(s) / Symposium(s)