June 2010

 

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 auto-pay please contact Ms Florence Chiu at 2871 8804.

 


 

Replacement of Floor Tiles at the Forecourt and Carpark

Some essential maintenance work will be carried out on the forecourt and car park of the Academy building from 8 June to 26 August 2010. Car parking facilities will be affected during this period when the carpark will be partially closed and parking spaces will be very limited. Fellows who need to visit the Academy during this period please try to use public transport.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

 


 

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 31 August 2010 to enjoy Early Bird rates!

Congress website: www.tripartitecongress.org

First AMM-AMS-HKAM Tripartite Congress

 


 

NEW Features for the Hong Kong Medical Journal (HKMJ)

Visit the Video Room and Online Forum on the HKMJ website.

 


 

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.

 


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.

 


 

International Forum on CPD Accreditation

The 2nd International Forum on CPD co-organized by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada was held in Sydney in March 2010. Representatives from 12 countries were invited to attend. Prof. Raymond Liang (President), Dr. CT Hung (Vice President), and Prof. Grace Tang (Past President), have attended the Forum representing the Academy. Prof. Tang was one of the plenary speakers and delivered a talk on "Establishing the Link between CPD and Enhanced Physician Competence and Performance in Practice".

 


 

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

 


 

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.

 


 

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:

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

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
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 (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 2010 (Clinical Microbiology and Infection) - Possible underlying mechanisms for successful emergence of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing genotype strains 31 Aug 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 Jun 2010
Radiologists HKCR Case of June 2010 30 Jun 2010
Radiologists Quizzes from Journal of Hong Kong College of Radiologists 25 Jul 2010

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

10 Jul 2010

GB ONG LECTURE

Title: Prostate Cancer - A Disease of Our Time

Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong

Orator: Professor Freddie C Hamdy, Head of Nuffield Department of Surgery, Nuffield Professor of Surgery and Professor of Urology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Date & Time: Saturday, 10 July 2010, 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m.

Venue: Underground Lecture Theatre, New Clinical Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Enquiry:
Tel: 2255 4885 / 2255 4886
E-mail: hksf@hku.hk
Web-site: http://www.hku.hk/surgery

10 Jul 2010

GEORGE CHOA DISTINGUISHED VISITING PROFESSORSHIP LECTURE

Title: Head & Neck Surgery: The Path We Have Treaded

Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong

Orator: Professor William I Wei, Li Shu Pui Professor of Surgery and Chair in Otorhinolaryngology, The University of Hong Kong

Date & Time: Saturday, 10 July 2010, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Venue: 5th Floor Lecture Theatre, Professorial Block, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Enquiry:
Tel: 2255 4885 / 2255 4886
E-mail: hksf@hku.hk
Web-site: http://www.hku.hk/surgery

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 Sep 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

29-31 Oct 2010

6th Asia Pacific Congress in Maternal Fetal Medicine

Shanghai 1st Maternity and Infant Hospital of Tongji University
The Perinatal Society of Shanghai Medical Association
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Chinese Fetal Medicine Foundation, HK
The Fetal Medicine Foundation, UK

Enquiry:
Tel: 852-2632 1535
Fax: 852-2636 0008
E-mail: apcmfm@med.cuhk.edu.hk
Web-site: www.apcmfm.hk

24-26 Nov 2010

The 2nd Clinical Trial Magnifier Conference (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia)

Clinical Trials Centre (CTC), The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China Clinical Research Centre (CRC), Ministry of Health, Malaysia

Clinical Trial Magnifier

Registration Form : www.ctmconference.com/2010
Leaflet: http://www.ctmconference.com/download/CTMConference2010.pdf
Enquiry: CTMConf@hku.hk