Todd Oration and Annual Dinner
year's David Todd Oration will be held on 30 November (Thursday) together
with the 13th AGM, Fellowship Conferment Ceremony and Annual Dinner.
Finlay of Llandaff,
President of Royal Society of Medicine,
Policy on Reduced Subscription Rates
Discussion Forum: From CME to CPD (30 September 2006)
Fellows may be aware from the news and publications of the Academy that the Education Committee has been considering the move to CPD for quite a long time. After years of discussion, the Academy Council has agreed in principle to move forward to CPD in stages. Before proceeding further, the Academy would like to explain to Fellows about the rationale and the details of the change and listen to Fellows' views on the proposed move. A forum was held on 30 September 2006. Fellows who were unable to attend can click below to view the presentation at the forum.
A web discussion forum has now been created at the iCMECPD, Fellows who wish to express their views please go to the iCMECPD website (www.icmecpd.hk). Click CMe-Learning to log in, then click "CME Forum" at the right-hand column. Then, choose the subject "From CME to CPD".
Quizzes from the following Colleges are currently available at iCMECPD website for Fellows to study online for CME/CPD:
27 videos of Advances in Medicine 2006 lectures organised by CUHK have been recently uploaded. The Academy would like to express its gratitude to Prof. Joseph Sung and the University for their generous contribution.
Please visit the CMe-Learning of iCMECPD website (www.icmecpd.hk) for the latest CME/CPD materials.
The Academy President Prof Grace Tang was conferred Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Australia on 7 May 2006. Prof Tang was also conferred Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia on 24 August 2006 (photo). Congratulations to Prof Tang.
Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons - International Symposium on Disaster Medical Response
Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons will organise an International Symposium on Disaster Medical Response on 2-3 December 2006 (Saturday & Sunday) at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building. Please click the following links for detailed information.
on Mental Competence in Medical Practice
Cancer Imaging 2007 organised by International Cancer Imaging Society and Hong Kong College of Radiologists will be held on 10 & 11 February 2007 (Saturday & Sunday) at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building.
Please visit the HKCR website (http://www.hkcr.org) for the very exciting scientific programme with a faculty of international and local speakers who are renowned in the field of oncology and oncologic imaging.
There will be:
Lectures on State-of-the-Art cancer imaging, including:
Multidisciplinary Symposia on:
Please visit the HKCR website (http://www.hkcr.org) for further details. The registration form may be downloaded from the website.
Health Manpower Survey
Department of Health has requested the Academy to help remind Fellows that
the 2006 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
Research Fund for the Control of Infectious Diseases (RFCID) /
Health and Health Services Research Fund (HHSRF)
The RFCID and HHSRF have issued a joint call for research
grant applications. The closing date
is 15 November 2006. Full details of
the research priorities, application guidelines and application forms are
available from the website of the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau.
Conference(s) / Symposium(s)