May 2011

 

Extraordinary General Meeting - 16 June 2011

Council has decided to hold an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on 16 June 2011 (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 Acadey of Medicine


MPS Hong Kong

MPS-HKAM Award for Patient Safety

Nature of the Award
The MPS-HKAM Award for Patient Safety is jointly organized by the Medical Protection Society and the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM). The objective of the Award is to encourage medical professionals to promote on the subject of patient safety and risk reduction.

Who is Eligible for the Award?
Medical practitioners registered in Hong Kong, who submit papers on any of the following topics, are eligible for the Award:

  • Patient safety
  • Risk reduction
  • Quality and professional standards
  • Medical ethics

Presentation of the Award
The Award (a plaque and a cheque of HK$20,000) will be presented to the winning author. The Winner of the Award will be notified 2 weeks prior to the presentation ceremony.

Application will open from 1 June 2011 and close on 31 July 2011.
Please obtain details HERE.

 


 

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.

 


 

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 2011 award is 30 June 2011 (postmark). Interested trainee doctors can download the following documents (PDF and MS Word format) for reference and use.

 


 

Awards

Prof. John Leong, Past President of College of Orthopaedic Surgeons, was conferred the degree of Doctor of Science honoris causa by the University of Hong Kong on 22 March 2011 at its 184th Congregation, in its centenary celebration year. Congratulations to Prof. Leong.

 

Dr. Donald Li, Vice President (General Affairs) of the Academy, was conferred the Honorary Fellowship of the Academy of Family Medicine of Malaysia on 19 April 2011. Congratulations to Dr Li.

 


 



 

Hong Kong Primary Care Conference, 28-29 May 2011

Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2011
Date: 28-29 May 2011, Saturday - Sunday

  1. 28 May Saturday, 2:30pm-7:15pm (followed by the dinner symposium organized in separate venue)
  2. 29 May, Sunday, 9:30am-3:00pm
    Venue: Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2011 - Dinner Symposium
Date: 28 May 2011, Saturday
Time: 7:15pm-10:00pm
Venue: Marina Rooms, 2/F, Excelsior Hotel, 281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.

Contact:
The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Rm 701, 7/F HKAM Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong.
Tel: 2528 6618
Email: hkpcc@hkcfp.org.hk
Website: http://www.hkcfp.org.hk/

 


 



 

The 24th Fellowship Conferment Ceremony and the 22nd Dr. Sun Yat Sen Oration, 29 May 2011

Date: 29 May 2011, Sunday
Time: 4:30pm-6:20pm, followed by cocktail reception.
Venue: Run Run Shaw Hall, 1/F, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong.

Contact:
The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Rm 701, 7/F HKAM Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong.
Tel: 2528 6618
Email: hkcfp@hkcfp.org.hk
Website: http://www.hkcfp.org.hk/

 


 

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

 


 



2011 IMH Conference, 2-3 September 2011

The Second IMH Conference, jointly organised by the Institute of Mental Health of Castle Peak Hospital and the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists, is going to be held on 2 - 3 September 2011. The Conference, with the theme of "From Science to Practice - Striving for Excellence in Mental Health Care", will be of interest to a wide-range of mental health professionals.

Enquiry:
Website: http://www3.ha.org.hk/cph/imh/en/conference/index.html

 


 



Symposium on Emergency Medicine, 23-24 September 2011

The Scientific Symposium on Emergency Medicine organised by Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine, supported by Hong Kong Society for Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Hong Kong Emergency Nurses Association and Hong Kong College of Emergency Nursing is going to be held on 23-24 September 2011 at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. The theme of the conference is "CAB for Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine: Consensus, Advances and Beliefs". For more details, please visit www.ssem.hk.

 


 

The Fifth Congress of the Asian Society Against Dementia- Action, Strategies and Developments, 5-6 November 2011

The Fifth Congress of the Asian Society Against Dementia, jointly organised by Asian Society Against Dementia, The Chinese Dementia Research Association and The Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists, is going to be held on 5-6 November 2011 at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. For more details, please visit http://asad2011.org.hk/.

 


 

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?". A new tailor-made registration package is available.

1-Day Conference

  • Luncheon Lecture: HKD 350
  • Half Day with Lunch: HKD 500 (for either Morning or Afternoon Session)
  • One Whole Day: HKD 980
    *The above special rate is available for either 13th May or 14th May

Optional

  • Gala Dinner (13th May) : HKD 320

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

 


 

45th Singapore & Malaysia Congress of Medicine, 21-23 July 2011

The 45th SMCM will take place in Singapore on 21-23 July 2011. The theme of Congress is "Integration, Innovation and Holistic Care". For more details, please download the announcement or click to the Congress website.

 


 

Announcements of Pharmaceuticals Registration Section

Please note the following announcements of the Pharmaceuticals Registration Section of Department of Health:

 


 

HKMJ

Hong Kong Medical Journal April 2011 issue is now available on the Journal's website <http://www.hkmj.org>. Highlights of this issue include:

EDITORIAL

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

MEDICAL PRACTICE

 


 

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 A population-based analysis of incidence, mortality, and stage-specific survival of cervical cancer patients in Hong Kong: 1997-2006 31 May 2011
Hong Kong Medical Journal Factors affecting mortality in Hong Kong patients with upper limb necrotising fasciitis 31 May 2011
Paediatricians Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics Vol. 16 No.2 Apr 2011 15 Jul 2011
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-Study 2011 (Anatomical Pathology) - IgG4-related sclerosing disease 31 Aug 2011
Radiologists Quizzes from Journal of Hong Kong College of Radiologists 4 Jun 2011
Radiologists HKCR Case of May 2011 31 May 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

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

1-2 Jun 2011

Regional Symposium: From Food Incidents to Crisis Management

Food and Environmental Hygiene Department / Centre for Food Safety

Secretariat and Online Registration/Download:
http://www.uniquepr.com/rs/

Hotline: (852) 2408 1720
Fax: (852) 2412 7159
Email: rs@uniquepr.com

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

25-30 Jul 2011

(Closing Date: 30 Jun 2011)

M Med/MCEM Preparatory Course

Academy of Medicine, Singapore

Mail to:
Ms Shanita Nadarajan (Secretariat)
C/o: Chapter of Emergency Physicians
Academy of Medicine, Singapore (AMS), 81 Kim Keat Road
#11-00, NKF Centre, Singapore 328836
Tel: (DID: 6593 7805); (Main: 6593 7800)
Fax: (6593 7860).
Web-site:
http://www.ams.edu.sg/chapter/education.aspx?id=7

25-26 Aug 2011

Head And Neck Course 2011 - Common Intraoral Pathologies

Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong & Queen Mary Hospital, Hospital Authority

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

Registration & Enquiry:
Head and Neck Course Secretariat, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2255 4885 / (852) 2255 4886
Fax: (852) 2819 3416
E-mail: hnsrg@hku.hk
Web-site: http://www3.hku.hk/surgery/headneck2011.php

Sep 2011

(Deadline of application: 31 May 2011)

Postgraduate Programmes 2011-12

School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Poster

Contact:
Tel: 2252-8801
Website: http://www.sphpc.cuhk.edu.hk

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/

9-12 Nov 2011

5th Asian Epilepsy Surgery Congress cum Annual Scientific Meeting of the Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society

Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society

Venue: Hong Kong Academy of Medicine

Contact:
Tel: 2871 8896 / 2871 8841
Website: http://www.aesc.hk

24-27 Nov 2011

8th Echo Hong Kong

Theme: Live & Acute Cardiac Imaging

Ruttonjee Hospital

Contact:
Tel: 2294 4468
Website: http://www.echohongkong.com/