David Todd Oration and Annual Dinner
This year's David Todd Oration will be held on 16
December 2005 (Friday) together with the 12th AGM, Fellowship Conferment Ceremony and Annual
Dinner. Prof. ZHONG Nan
Shan (Áé«n¤s±Ð±Â), President of the Chinese Medical Association,
has kindly agreed to be this year¡¦s orator for the David Todd Oration. Due to limited number of seats
available, reservations for the annual dinner will be on a
first-come-first-served basis. Please click the link below for booking
form and programme rundown.
Dinner Booking Form
Academy Policy on Reduced Subscription Rates
Fellows are requested to note that reduced rates (retired, overseas) will be
effective from the next subscription year after submission of an application.
Eligible Fellows should therefore submit their applications before 31
December 2005 if they wish to enjoy the reduced rates in year 2006.
Details of the policy can be found in the Fellows Area of the Academy website.
construction work of the new BBQ counter at the
on 3/F was completed in October. Fellows
can now make use of this new facility to host full-service BBQ parties for
families and friends. For booking
information, please contact the Conference Department at 2871 8787, or firstname.lastname@example.org
12th AGM of the Academy will be held on 16 December 2005 at 5:30 pm at the Lim Por Yen Lecture
Theatre. The David Todd Oration, Fellowship conferment ceremony, Annual Dinner and presentations of the Best
Original Research by Trainees competition will be held on the same day.
Prof. ZHONG Nam Shan, President of the Chinese Medical
Association, has kindly agreed to be this year¡¦s orator for the David
Intercollegiate Scientific Meeting
Academy¡¦s third intercollegiate scientific meeting will be held on 25 February
2006 in conjunction with the Halnan Lecture.
The theme is "Disaster:
how well prepared are we?"
The Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food has
agreed to be the speaker for the Halnan Lecture.
More details of the Scientific Meeting will be announced in coming
The Academy President visited the Royal College
of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in September and attended their annual
Conference entitled ¡§Today¡¦s
Specialist : Defining competencies through CanMEDS¡¨.
The President took this chance to visit the Division of Continuing
Professional Development and Knowledge Translation of the
. Discussion was made regarding their research programs which at the moment
concern mainly studies on clinical practice eg the practice of dispensing drugs;
wound management in rural areas through telemedicine. As medical practice today
should be evidence-based, so should the merit of continuous medical education
and continuous professional development. It is hoped that the Academy and its
Colleges can conduct some CME/CPD research so as to give some guidance to
Fellows on the best ways to improve their practice.
to Dr. C.H. Leong, immediate Past President of the Academy, on his recent
appointment by the Government as a member of the Executive Council.
The 14th T.B.
Teoh Foundation Lecture: Lessons learned from a single-gene disease, 26 November
The 14th T.B. Teoh Foundation Lecture: Lessons learned from a single-gene
diseases organized by the Hong Kong College of Pathologists will be held on
26 November 2005 (Saturday) at 5:00pm to 6:00pm at The Pao Yue Kong Auditorium,
The HKAM Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road,
Prof. TSUI Lap Chee, Vice-Chancellor, The University of Hong Kong, will be the
speaker of the Lecture. ALL ARE WELCOME.
For enquiries, please contact HKCPath at 2871 8756 or visit www.hkcpath.org.
Health Manpower Survey
Department of Health has requested the Academy to help remind Fellows that the
2005 Health Manpower Survey (HMS) has started.
The HMS aims to collect up-to-date information on the size,
characteristics and employment status of healthcare personnel to facilitate the
development and planning of health workforce in
. Self-administered questionnaires
will be sent together with the letters for renewal of practising
certificates to all doctors in
. The deadline for submission of
questionnaire is 31 December 2005. For
more information and enquires, please visit http://www.info.gov.hk/dh/health_new