May 2010

 

First AMM-AMS-HKAM Tripartite Congress
12-14 November 2010, Hong Kong

The First Tripartite Congress of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, and Academy of Medicine, Singapore will be held from 12-14 November 2010 in Hong Kong. This will also be the 44th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. The theme of the Congress is “Benefits and Risks of Recent Medical Advances”. This tripartite congress will be an opportunity for networking that enables Fellows and members of the three Academies to share their knowledge and experience with their peers in the region, and to make contacts that may lead to future collaborations.

Please register before 1 June 2010 to enjoy Early Bird rates!

Congress website: www.tripartitecongress.org

First AMM-AMS-HKAM Tripartite Congress

 


 

The Hong Kong Medical Journal (HKMJ) Forum

The Hong Kong Medical Journal (HKMJ) Forum is now officially launched

The HKMJ is happy to announce the launch of its Forum. The Forum is still very young and needs active Fellows who are willing to contribute. Everybody can read the threads, but Fellows who would like to participate in the discussion need to register and log in first. Please check out the Forum and browse its threads at http://www.hkmjforum.org.

 


 

Extraordinary General Meeting - 17 June 2010

Council has decided to hold an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on 17 June 2010 (Thurs) to admit new Fellows. The EGM will be held at 7:30 pm at the Council Chamber, 10/F HKAM Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong. All Fellows are welcome to attend.

 


Hong Kong College of Radiologists

Breast Cancer Symposium, 8 May 2010

The Breast Cancer Symposium, organised by the Hong Kong College of Radiologists, will be held at the Academy on 8 May 2010. For details and registration, please download symposium programme and registration form below:

 


 

Prize for Best Original Research by Trainees

The Prize for Best Original Research by Trainees of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine recognizes excellence in research done by doctors who are in specialist training. Submission deadline for the year 2010 award is now extended to 31 July 2010 (postmark). Interested trainee doctors can download the following documents (PDF and MS Word format) for reference and use.

 


 

Hong Kong College of Emergency MedicineHong Kong Society For Emergency Medicine & Surgery Hong Kong Emergency Nurses Association

Scientific Symposium on Emergency Medicine
Theme: ABC for Resuscitology: Advances, Beliefs and Consensus

Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine, Hong Kong Society for Emergency Medicine and Surgery and Hong Kong Emergency Nurses Association invite you to join the Scientific Symposium on Emergency Medicine on 17-18 September 2010 at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.

Enquiry:
Tel: (852) 2871 8787
Fax: (852) 2871 8898
Email: ssem2010@hkam.org.hk
Website: http://www.ssem.hk

 


 

Hong Kong College of PsychiatristsThe Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK)

The Second Joint International Conference of the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK)
Theme : Brain, Behaviour and Mind 2010
Advancing Psychiatric Care in the East : Moving on - From Science to Service

The Second Joint International Conference of the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) The Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists and The Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) invite you to join the The Second Joint International Conference of the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) on 11-13 December 2010 at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.

Enquiry:
Tel: (852) 2871 8787
Fax: (852) 2871 8898
Email: bbm10@hkam.org.hk
Website: http://www.psychconference.org.hk

 


 

Coffee and Food Pairing

About 30 coffee fans joined the coffee tasting on 19 April 2010 and enjoyed the food pairing with different types of coffees.

 


 

Conference on Medical Errors

Over a hundred participants attended the conference on 19 April 2010. The conference ended with enthusiastic questions from the floor. Owing to the overwhelming responses, the Academy will continue to organize events in similar topics in future.

 

 


 

2010 Annual Subscriptions

Demand notes for the 2010 subscriptions have been sent to Fellows. Please be reminded that it is Council's policy that subscriptions received by the Academy after 30 June will be subject to a surcharge of 5% on the subscription amount. Please settle your subscription as soon as possible. For Fellows who have authorized payment via bank transfer, payments will be deducted from their bank accounts automatically. Fellows who have not given their authorization but are interested in paying their future subscriptions via bank autopay please contact Ms Florence Chiu at 2871 8804.

 


 

CME/CPD Reminder

The current CME/CPD cycle for Academy Fellows will end on 31 December 2010. All Fellows who are on the Specialist Register (SR) of the Medical Council or Dental Council will need to fulfil the requirements of the Academy to remain on the SR. Fellows, except those exempted for CME/CPD due to retirement, are also required to fulfil the requirements to maintain the Academy Fellowship. Starting from 1 January 2008, no more than 75 points can be awarded for passive participation in a 3-year cycle. Fellows are reminded to make sure they will obtain the required number of CME/CPD points before the end of this year, and to catch up if the points they have obtained so far falls behind greatly of the requirements.

 


 

Fellows' Contact Information

If Fellows have recently changed their contact details, please inform the Academy. The Secretariat would only send letters or notifications to Fellows using the contact information in the record that was provided by the Fellows themselves. Fellows can make use of the iCMECPD to change their correspondence address or personal details. If you have any queries or have forgotten the password, please submit your message to us via the iCMECPD website.

 


 

Maintenance

Some essential maintenance work will be carried out on the forecourt of the Academy building from May to August 2010. Car parking space may be limited during this period. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

 


 

HIMSS AsiaPac 2010 - Beijing

HIMSS AsiaPac 2010 - Beijing

The registration for HIMSS AsiaPac10 Exposition in Beijing, China from 26 - 28 May 2010 is open. Please click onto this url to register for the event - http://www.himssasiapac.org/expo10/index.aspx

Since the Academy is one of the supporting organisations of the event, Fellows of the Academy will enjoy 10% off prevailing rate for Event Pass. Fellows should register by using the discount as shown below to enjoy 10% off prevailing rate for Event Pass. The code MUST be keyed into during registration for the discount.

Discount Code: SO9

Please click below for more information of the event: http://himssasiapac.org/expo10/doc/HIMSS2010_ExConf_China.pdf

 


 

Solo Exhibition of New Drawings by Charles LaBelle at The Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences

Solo Exhibition of New Drawings by Charles LaBelle

The MobArt Gallery will present a solo exhibition of Charles LaBelle's new drawings at the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences (HKMMS) in May and June. This is an event to promote and raise fund for the HKMMS, as part of the proceeds from the sale of the artworks will be donated to HKMMS and the artist has offered to donate two pieces of his works for auction at the HKMMS annual dinner.

Exhibition Dates: 28 May - 27 June 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, 28 May, 6-8pm
Opening Hours: Tue to Sat 10am - 5pm
Sun and Public Holidays 1pm - 5pm
Exhibition Venue: The Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences (The Old Pathological Institute)
No.2 Caine Lane, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong
Contact: MobArt Gallery
hello@mobartgallery.com
+852-3488 1106

 


 

HIMSS AsiaPac 2010 - Korea

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

 


 

HKMJ

Hong Kong Medical Journal April 2010 issue is now available on the Journal's website <http://www.hkmj.org>. Highlights of this issue include:

EDITORIAL

CASE REPORT

 


 

Online CME/CPD

Quizzes from 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 Are Hong Kong doctors following the Global Initiative for Asthma guidelines: a questionnaire "Survey on Asthma Management"? 31 May 2010
Hong Kong Medical Journal Management of primary spontaneous pneumothorax in Chinese children 31 May 2010
Otorhinolaryngologists Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ at Oropharyngeal and Hypopharyngeal Mucosal Sites 31 Dec 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
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-Study (Oct 2009) (Anatomical Pathology) Quiz 1 30 Sep 2010
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-Study (Oct 2009) (Anatomical Pathology) Quiz 2 30 Sep 2010
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-study (Forensic Pathology) Quiz 1 31 Dec 2010
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-study (Forensic Pathology) Quiz 2 31 Dec 2010
Paediatricians Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics Vol. 15 No. 2 April 2010 30 June 2010
Radiologists HKCR Case of May 2010 31 May 2010
Radiologists Quizzes from Journal of Hong Kong College of Radiologists 20 May 2010

The presentations of Mr Woody Chang, Dr Libby Lee, Prof Alan Merry and Dr Monica Wong at Conference of Medical Errors held on 19 April 2010 have been uploaded to iCMECPD. Fellows can view the videos online by logging onto the iCMECPD website now.

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)

Jul 2010

6 summer courses:

  • Climate change & health
  • Disaster & humanitarian crisis
  • Healthcare leadership
  • Health system & public health issues in China
  • Self-Management & career development for healthcare professionals
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine: Public health & policy perspectives

School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

More Information

Enquiry:
Tel: 2252 8434 (Ms. Tammy Kan)
or 2252 8430 (Ms. Anita Lee)
E-mail: sphpc_courses@cuhk.edu.hk
Web-site: http://www.sphpc.cuhk.edu.hk/MPH/

10 Jul 2010

Hong Kong Surgical Forum - Summer 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) 2255 4885 / (852) 2255 4886
Fax: (852) 2819 3416
E-mail: hksf@hku.hk
Web-site: http://www3.hku.hk/surgery/forum.php

Commencement Date: Sep 2010

(Deadline of application:
30 Apr 2010)

Master of Science in Mental Health / Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin

The Psychiatry Department, CUHK

Enquiry:
Tel: (852) 2607 6029 (Ms. Sarah Chia)
Fax: (852) 2667 5464
E-mail: pgmentalhealth@cuhk.edu.hk
Web-site: http://www.psychiatry.cuhk.edu.hk/pgmh
Correspondence Address:
Department of Psychiatry, G/F, Multi-centre, Tai Po Hospital, 9 Chuen On Road, Tai Po, N.T.

11 Sept 2010

Health Research Symposium 2010: "Improving health and recognising excellence"

Food and Health Bureau

Abstract Form
Registration Form

Enquiry:
E-mail: hrs2010@fhb.gov.hk