March 2011

 

Hong Kong Acadey of Medicine
The Academy of Experts

An Introduction to using your medical experience in the legal and dispute arena

The Academy and the Academy of Experts jointly organize this seminar on 24 March. It is free of charge. Interested Fellows please download and submit the registration form to the Academy by 17 March 2011.

Date and Time
24 March 2011 (Thursday) 18:30 - 20:00

Venue
2/F, Function Room, HKAM Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong

Programme

18:00 Registration (Refreshments will be served)
18:30-20:00

Opening

An Introduction to using your medical experience in the legal and dispute arena
Mr. Michael Cohen, Chairman Emeritus of The Academy of Experts

Q&A

CME/CPD Accreditation (as of 23 Mar 2011)

Anaesthesiologists - 1.5 point (ana-passive)
Community Medicine - 1 point (passive)
Dental Surgeons - 1.5 point (Cat. C)
Emergency Medicine - 1.5 point (passive)
Family Physicians - 2 point (Cat.5.2)
Obstetricians & Gynaecologists - 1.5 point (O&G)
Ophthalmologists - 0.75 point (passive)
Orthopaedic Surgeons - 1 point (Cat.B)
Otorhinolaryngologists - 1 point (Cat. 2.2)
Paediartricians - 2 point (Cat.A)
Pathologists - 1 point (PP)
Physicians - 0.5 point (passive)
Psychiatrists - 1 point (OT/IP)
Radiologists - 1.5 point (Cat.B NM)
Surgeons - 1.5 point (passive)
MCHK CME - 2 point (passive)

 


 

2011 Annual Subscriptions

Demand notes for the 2011 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. Fellows aged over 70, or have reached 70 before the beginning of the next subscription year, do not need to pay any subscription and will not receive a debit note. For Fellows who have authorized payment via bank transfer, payments will be deducted from their bank accounts automatically.

 


 

5th Congress of Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (ASCI 2011 HONG KONG), 17-19 June 2011

Hong Kong College of Radiologists and Hong Kong College of Cardiology will jointly organise the 5th Congress of Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (ASCI 2011 HONG KONG) on 17-19 June 2011 (Friday to Sunday) at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Please click the following links for detailed information.

Please visit ASCI 2011 website for updated meeting programme and information: http://www.asci2011.org

 


 

The 7th Annual Conference of the Organisation for Oncology and Translational Research (OOTR), 13-14 May 2011

The 7th Annual Conference of the Organisation for Oncology and Translational Research (OOTR) will be held on the 13th and 14th of May 2011 at the Mira, Hong Kong. The theme of the conference is "Future in Oncology: What's in it for us?", and the main topics include:

  • Health Economics on Cancer Treatment
  • Organ Specific Cancer
  • Novel Anti-Cancer Agents
  • Assay and Application of Cancer Biomarkers

For more details, please visit the conference website at http://www.ootr.org/conference2011/

 


 

Eurpeon Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended restriction on use of drugs

The Pharmaceuticals Registration Section of the Department of Health has requested the Academy to remind Fellows to report any adverse events caused by the following drugs to the Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Unit of Department of Health (tel. no.: 2319 8633, fax: 2147 0457 or email: adr@dh.gov.hk). For details, please refer to the website: http://www.psdh.gov.hk at Pharmaceutical Service under "Reporting an Adverse Drug Reaction".

 


 

HKMJ

Hong Kong Medical Journal February 2011 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 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 Hepatocarcinogenesis of regenerative and dysplastic nodules in Chinese patients 31 Mar 2011
Hong Kong Medical Journal Total knee arthroplasty for primary knee osteoarthritis: changing pattern over the past 10 years 31 Mar 2011
Paediatricians Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics Vol. 16 No.1 Jan 2011 15 Apr 2011
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-Study 2010 (Haematology) Quiz 31 Mar 2011
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-Study 2010 (Chemical Pathology) Quizzes 30 Apr 2011
Radiologists HKCR Case of March 2011 31 Mar 2011

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)
Sep 2010 - Jul 2011

 

Short courses in School of Public Health and Primary Care

School of Public Health and Primary Care
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Details

Enquiry:
Website: http://www.sph.cuhk.edu.hk/cms/content/view/53/49/lang,en/

19 Feb - 11 Jun 2011

Certificate Courses in Mental Health (Part-time)

  • Basic Psychotherapy
  • Severe Mental Illness and Risk Assessment
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Old Age Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry, CUHK

Pamphlet / application form

Website: www.psychiatry.cuhk.edu.hk
Contact person: Ms. Sarah Chia
Tel: 2607 6029
Email: pgmentalhealth@cuhk.edu.hk

2-3 Mar 2011

10th Anniversary Symposium on "Women's Health through the Life Cycle: the Asia Perspectives"

Centre of Research and Promotion of Women's Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Venue: Shaw Auditorium, 1/F, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Prince of Wales Hospital

Contact:
Tel: 2252 8883 / 2252 8743
Website: www.cuhk.edu.hk/crpwh/symposium2011

4-5 Mar 2011

International Conference on Health Care Reform: Asia-Pacific Experiences and Western Models

Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Poster

Roundown

Registration Form

Venue: LT1, Esther Lee Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Enquiries:
Tel: (852) 2609 738 / 2609 6740
E-mail: puimeimok@cuhk.edu.hk
Website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/hkiaps

5-6 Mar & 12-13 Mar 2011

SPHPC short course: OENV5008 Water and Health

Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Poster

Time: 9:30am - 5 pm

Venue: School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

Information & Enquiries:
Ms. Tammy Kan / Ms Anita Lee
Course Administrator, Room 202, 2/F, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin
Tel: 2252 8434 / 2252 8430
Fax: 2145 7489
Email: mph_cuhk@cuhk.edu.hk
Website: http://www.sphpc.cuhk.edu.hk/cms/content/view/53/49/lang,en/

7-10 May 2011

1st IDKD Intensive Course in Hong Kong 2011 "Brain, Head and Neck, Spine Imaging"

IDKD, Zurich and Local Board of IDKD, Hong Kong

Venue: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong SAR

Contact / Registration:
Swire Travel Limited
6/F, Cambridge House, Taikoo Place, 279 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 31518819
Fax: (852) 3154 6324
E-mail: idkd-hk2011@swiretravel.com
Website: http://www.idkd.org

12-14 May 2011

18th Asian Congress of Surgery & 37th Philippine College of Surgeons Mid-year Convention

Asian Surgical Association and the Philippine College of Surgeons (co-organised by HKU)

Venue: Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino, Lahug, Cebu City, Philippines

Contact:
Congress Secretariat
3rd Floor, PCS Bldg., 992 EDSA, Quezon City, Philippines
Tel: (632) 9274973-74; (632) 9281083; (632) 9292359
Fax: (632) 9292297
E-mail: secretariat@acs2011.org
Website: http://www.acs2011.org or http://asiansurgassoc.org/14.htm

15-18 May 2011

SCT 32nd Annual Meeting - 2011

The Society for Clinical Trials

Venue: Hyatt Regency Vancouver

Contact:
Tel: +1 604 683 1234
Tel: +1 604 689 3707
Website: http://www.sctweb.org/meeting.cfm

16 Jul 2011

Hong Kong Surgical Forum - Summer 2011

Theme: Endoscopy

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

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

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

Sep 2011

(Deadline of application: 30 Apr 2011)

Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Mental Health Details

The psychiatry department, CUHK

Pamphlet

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

14-17 Sep 2011

The 28th International Conference of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua)

Theme: Patient Safety: Sustaining the Global Momentum

International Society for Quality in Health Care

Contact:
Tel: 3107 2124 (Ms. Jennifer LAM)
Website: http://www.isquaconference.org/