Academy News


September 2004


Kids Lantern-Making Class

The Mid-Autumn Festival is upcoming.  A lantern-making class will be held on 18 September 2004 (Saturday) at the Academy Lounge.  The class is for kids aged 4 to 12.  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.



38th Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine

The 38th Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine was held in Singapore from 19th to 22nd August.  The Academy has a team of 7 attending the congress.  The team consists of the President, Vice President (Edu. & Exams), the General Secretary, and representatives from four Academy Colleges, namely Dental Surgeons, Emergency Medicine, Physicians and Surgeons. 

During the congress, a roundtable discussion was conducted at which presidents of academies and colleges were invited to present their views regarding the greatest challenges they faced.  The Hong Kong Academy also presented at the meeting its MLMS system, which has now incorporated a dedicated section including a e-forum for members of the International Association of College and Academy Presidents (IACAP) to exchange CME & CPD.  The Academy has also set up a booth introducing its MLMS at the congress exhibition.




Dr. FL Chan

The Academy’s Director of CME & CPD, Dr. F.L. Chan, who was also a senior member of the College of Radiologists, unfortunately passed away on 14 August 2004.



Kids Cooking Classes


Two kids cooking classes were held in August at the Academy Lounge.  Here are some photos of our little chefs!





Symposium & Workshops on 'Assessment in Medical Education: Asian and International Perspectives' (October 29-31, 2004)

This is organized by the Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, with the Asian Medical Education Association and the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine as affiliated organizers.  It provides opportunities for exchange of experience and views, as well as training of medical educators in different aspects of assessment.  There will be sessions covering assessment models and tools for medical education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Faculty members and international experts in medical education have been invited as keynote speakers and workshops on question setting and validation will be offered.  Please visit the following website for programme details, on-line registration and abstract submission:

For enquiry, please contact the Symposium Secretariat Ms Jeannie Tsang and Ms Maggie Cheuk of the Faculty Office by phone at 2819 9296 / 2819 2841, by fax at 2816 2293 or by email at