September 2009

 

HKAM participating in 43rd Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine

An Academy delegation consisting of the Academy President, Vice President, Immediate Past President, and Presidents from colleges of Community Medicine, Dental Surgeons, Family Physicians, Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Otorhinolaryngologists, Pathologists, Paediatricians, and Radiologists attended the 43rd SMCM during 6-8 August 2009. The delegation was invited to attend the Joint Council meeting of the Singapore and Malaysia Academies on 7 August to discuss tripartite collaboration among the Academies in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. Prof. Raymond Liang, Prof. Tony Chung and Prof. L.K. Hung were also speakers at the HKAM session during the Congress.

 


 

David Todd Oration/Annual General Meeting

This year’s AGM and David Todd Oration will be held on 18 December 2009. The Academy is delighted to have Prof. Ron Zimmern to speak on Genomics, Personalised Medicine and the Role of Public Health in the 21st Century at the Oration. Prof. Ron Zimmern is the Executive Director of the PHG Foundation, the successor to the Public Health Genetics Unit which he established in 1997.

 


 

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Pathologists

Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Topical Update

The College of Pathologists has released a new issue of Topical Update. Its title is "Global Standardization of HbA1c" by Dr. Morris TAI. Interested Fellows please click the link below to view the document.

Topical Update

 


 

Annual Scientific Meeting 2009
5 – 6 September 2009, The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Building

This is the first scientific meeting jointly held by the CSHK and MSA. Dr The Honourable York Y N CHOW, Secretary for Food and Health was invited to give the prestigious GB Ong Lecture. In the one and a half day programme, a broad array of topics including clinical audit in surgery, training in Hong Kong and Macau, G.I. surgery and application of botox, etc would be covered in forms of symposia and lectures. You are cordially invited to attend the captioned meeting. There would be a Diploma Ceremony Dinner on the evening of 5 September 2009 at which the prestigious awards and medals would be presented to prominent figures who have outstanding contributions to the College. Dr The Honourable York CHOW and Prof. Kwok-yung YUEN would be conferred the Honorary Fellowship. This is also a special occasion to welcome new fellows and members to the College.

Please visit website at http://www.cshk.org/asm2009/index.html for more details.

 


 

New Frontier of Targeted Therapy: Unmet needs
12 September 2009, The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Building

Hong Kong College of Radiologists will organize a half-day Symposium on “New Frontier of Targeted Therapy: Unmet needs” on 12 September 2009 (Saturday), at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building.

Please visit the HKCR website (http://www.hkcr.org) for the very exciting scientific programme. The topics are well-selected, aiming to be practical, comprehensive with deliberation of the state-of-the-art technology and approach.

 


 

Hong Kong College of Community Medicine Fellowship Conferment Ceremony

Hong Kong College of Community Medicine will organize Fellowship Conferment Ceremony on 20 September 2009 at Loke Yew Hall, Pokfulam Road, the University of Hong Kong.

For further information, please visit the college website: http://www.hkccm.org.hk/Conferences-HKCCM.php

 


 

Scientific Symposium on Emergency Medicine
New Concept, New Model
Cum
2nd Hong Kong-Shenzhen Emergency Medicine Conference

Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine, Hong Kong Society of Emergency Medicine and Surgery and Hong Kong Emergency Nurses Association invite you to join the Scientific Symposium on Emergency Medicine on September 25-26, 2009 and 2nd Hong Kong – Shenzhen Emergency Medicine Conference on September 24-25, 2009 at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.

For more information and registration, please visit www.ssem.hk.

 


 

Annual Scientific Meeting in Anaesthesiology (ASM 2009)
23-25 October 2009, The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Building

The theme for the ASM 2009 meeting is “Challenge the Status Quo”. This will be a 3-day comprehensive scientific programme comprising Workshops, Lectures and Symposia, and will cover current issues in Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management. You are cordially invited to submit scientific papers for Oral Presentation.

Please visit website at www.anaesthesiology.hk for more details.

 


 

3rd Joint Scientific Meeting of The Royal College of Radiologists & Hong Kong College of Radiologists and 17th Annual Scientific Meeting of HKCR, 31 October - 1 November 2009

The Royal College of Radiologists and Hong Kong College of Radiologists will jointly organise the 3rd Joint Scientific Meeting of The Royal College of Radiologists & Hong Kong College of Radiologists and 17th Annual Scientific Meeting of HKCR on 31 October – 1 November 2009 (Saturday & Sunday) at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building.

Please click the following links for detailed information.

Please visit HKCR website for updated meeting programme and information: http://www.hkcr.org

 


 

Golf Tournament

The HKAM Golf Tournament 2009 has been scheduled for 2 December 2009 (Wednesday). The tournament will be held at Xili Golf & Country Club, Shenzhen. Please click the link below for event and registration details.

 


 

HIMSS AsiaPac 2010 - Beijing

The HIMSS AsiaPac 2010 Beijing will be held on 26-28 May 2010 in Beijing. The Academy has agreed to be one of the Supporting Organisations of this conference. For more details of the conference, please visit their website http://www.himssasiapac.org/expo10/index.aspx

 


 

HIMSS AsiaPac 2010 - Korea

The HIMSS AsiaPac 2010 Korea will be held on 26-28 October 2010 in Daegu, Korea. The Academy has agreed to be one of the Supporting Organisations of this conference. For more details of the conference, please visit their website http://www.himssasiapac.org/congress10/index.aspx

 


 

eHealth Forum 2009

The eHealth Forum 2009, organised by the eHealth Consortium, will be held on 8-9 October 2009 at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. For details of the forum and online registration, please visit the forum website at www.ehealthforum2009.org.

 


 

hkmj

Hong Kong Medical Journal August 2009 issue is now available on the Journal’s website <http://www.hkmj.org>. Highlights of this issue include:

EDITORIAL

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

 


 

Online CME/CPD

Quizzes from the Hong Kong Medical Journal and the following Colleges are currently available at iCMECPD website for Fellows to study online for CME/CPD:

HKAM/College

Topic

Deadline for Submission of Answer

Hong Kong Medical Journal Bypass surgery or percutaneous transluminal angioplasty to treat critical lower limb ischaemia due to infrainguinal arterial occlusive disease? 30 Sep 2009
Hong Kong Medical Journal Epidemiology and outcome of Candida bloodstream infection in an intensive care unit in Hong Kong 30 Sep 2009
Paediatricians Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics Vol. 14 No. 3 July 2009 30 Sep 2009
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-Study (Clinical Microbiology and Infection) Quiz 1 31 Jan 2010
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-Study (Clinical Microbiology and Infection) Quiz 2 31 Jan 2010
Pathologists A new look at screening and diagnosing diabetes mellitus 31 Mar 2010
Pathologists Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) as a marker of kidney damage 31 Mar 2010
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-Study (Jun 2009) (Haematology) Quiz 1 31 May 2010
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-Study (Jun 2009) (Haematology) Quiz 2 31 May 2010
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-Study (Aug 2009) (Immunology) Quiz 1  31 Jul 2010
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-Study (Aug 2009) (Immunology) Quiz 2 31 Jul 2010
Radiologists HKCR Case of September 2009 30 Sep 2009
Radiologists Quizzes from Journal of Hong Kong College of Radiologists 4 Oct 2009

Please visit the CMe-Learning of iCMECPD website (www.icmecpd.hk) for the latest CME/CPD materials.

icmecpd

 


 

Upcoming Conference(s) / Symposium(s)

Date Conference(s) / Symposium(s) Organiser(s)
20 Sept 2009 The Hong Kong Public Health Forum 2009 cum Inauguration Ceremony of the School of Public Health (SPH)

The Inauguration of the School of Public Health

The University of Hong Kong

Enquiry: Ms. Candy Yip
Tel: (852) 28192824
Email: hkusph@hkucc.hku.hk
Website: http://sph.hku.hk/forum2009-index/

10 Oct 2009 Women's Cancers - New Horizons

World Cancer Research Fund Hong Kong (WCRF HK)

Enquiry: Ms. Patricia Chiu
Tel: 2529 5028
Email: p.chiu@wcrf.org
Website: http://en.wcrf-hk.org/audience/conference.php

25 Oct 2009 Symposium on Genetic Disorders in Reproduction and Fetal Development – From Science to Clinical Practice

Centre for Reproduction, Development and Growth, The University of Hong Kong
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong

Website: http://www.hku.hk/obsgyn/

8 Nov 2009 International Symposium on Hepatology 2009 / 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting The Hong Kong Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Enquiries (Symposium secretariat):
Tel: 2116 4348
Email: melissa.leung@asia.cmpmedica.com
13-15 Nov 2009 6th International Conference on PBL in Dentistry

The Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong

Enquiry: Conference Secretariat
Tel: (852) 2294 4468
Fax: (852) 2294 4489
Email: conf@globalevent.hk
Website: www.facdenthk.org/pbl

19-22 Nov 2009 7th Echo Hong Kong - Live & Guide to Clinical Management (Pre-conference hands-on workshop)

Ruttonjee Hospital & Tang Shiu Kin Hospital, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2294 4468
Email: info@echohongkong.com
Website: www.echohongkong.com

11-12 Dec 2009 Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education "Making Sense in Communication"

The University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

Email: imhse@hkucc.hku.hk
Website: http://www.hku.hk/facmed/fme2009/
Call for abstract

4 Dec 2009 Frontiers in Biomedical Research, HKU 2009 LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

Enquiry:Symposium Secretariat
Tel: (852) 2819 9333
Fax: (852) 2818 4913
E-mail: fbmr@hku.hk
Website: http://www.hku.hk/facmed/fbr2009/

9 Jan 2010 Hong Kong Surgical Forum - Winter 2010

Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital & Hong Kong Chapter of American College of Surgeons

Registration & Enquiry:
Forum Secretary, Hong Kong Surgical Forum
Tel: (852) 2855 4885 / (852) 2855 4886
Fax: (852) 2819 3416
E-mail: hksf@hkucc.hku.hk
Web-site: http://www3.hku.hk/surgery/forum.php

2-5 Dec 2010 14th Asia-Oceania Congress of Endocrinology

Malaysian Endocrine & Metabolic Society

Email: aoce2010@console.com.my
Details: First announcement