from Ministry of Health
A delegation of 17 persons from the Ministry of
Health visited the Academy from 22 to 24 August.
The delegation came to study the
specialist training, accreditation and registration system.
During the 3-day visit, the delegation met the representatives of the
Academy and 7 Colleges, namely Community Medicine, Dental Surgeons, Family
Physicians, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Paediatricians, Pathologists and Surgeons.
The delegation also met the Past Presidents Advisory Committee, Medical
Council and visited 3 training units. The
Academy and members of the delegation have exchanged views and shared experience
in many areas including training system, examinations, legal aspects and
finance. Discussions were very
has endorsed the recommendation from the House Committee to install motorized
blinds at the Exhibition Hall. This
will help screen sunlight and save air-conditioning expenses.
A BBQ counter will also be constructed at the
on 3/F outside the Academy Lounge. These
works will be finished by the end of September.
the Academy Lounge, Fellows can also book the guest rooms at the Academy for
temporary accommodation. Fellows
who are planning for their home refurbishment may find this facility useful.
Interested Fellows can contact the Academy’s Conference Department on
2871 8787 for details.
accordance with the Academy Bylaws, the Academy Council at its August meeting
terminated the Fellowship of four Fellows who failed to fulfill the CME
requirements for their cycle ending 31 December 2004.
Removed Fellows can apply to reinstate their Fellows subject to certain
conditions. The information for
reinstatement of Fellowship can be found in the Fellows Area of the Academy’s
C.H. Leong, immediate Past President of the Academy,
has been recently appointed by the Government as the Chairman of the Elderly
HKAM Golf Tournament 2005
has been scheduled for 25
The tournament will be held at the Eden Course of the Hong Kong Golf
Club. Please click the link below
for event and registration details.
of Council Members
will be closed on 5 September 2005. A
postal ballot will be conducted one month after the closing date for nomination.
to the Academy constitutions, Fellows with outstanding fees are not eligible to
stand for election and to vote.
will be announced at the AGM to be held in
Needle Aspiration Cytology of Pancreas and Liver: Seminar & Workshop, 2005
The above CME programme is
organized by the Hong Kong College of Pathologists and will
be held on 9th and 10th September 2005.
Dr. Barbara Centeno (Associate Professor, University of South Florida
School of Medicine, Tempa,
Florida, USA) will
the speaker of the event. The first
44 registrants can sit with Dr. Centeno in one of four identical half-hour
multi-head sessions in the workshop. For
registration and further details, please browse around the “Activities” page