June 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 now extended to 31 July 2011 (postmark). Interested trainee doctors can download the following documents (PDF and MS Word format) for reference and use.

 


 

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

 


 

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.

 


 



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 14th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility, 17-20 November 2011

The 14th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI) will take place in Paris, France on 17-20 November, 2011. During the conference, the NESA will hold a session titled The future of obstetrics and gynaecology.

Please download the programme of the session at
www.nesacademy.org/downloads/COGI_NESAsession_programme.pdf.

For more information, visit the conference website:
www.congressmed.com/cogi/.

 


 



 

Hong Kong College of Community Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting and Fellowship Conferment Ceremony, 27 Nov 2011

Annual Scientific Meeting
Theme: Global Public Health Challenges
Date: 27 November 2011 (Sunday)
Time: 9 am - 4pm Venue : Pao Yue Kong Auditorium, G/F., HKAM Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen

Keynote speakers:
Prof Lindsey Davies, President, UK Faculty of Public Health, UK
Prof Chen Junshi, Senior Research Professor, National Institute for Nutrition and Food Safety, PRC
Mr KM Cheng, Senior Physicist- in- charge, Radiation Health Unit, Department of Health, HKSAR

For program and registration please visit :
http://www.hkccm.org.hk/Conferences-HKCCM.php

Fellowship Conferment Ceremony
Date : 27 November 2011 (Sunday)
Time : 5pm - 6:30 pm
Venue : Run Run Shaw Hall, 1/F., HKAM Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen

For program please visit : http://www.hkccm.org.hk/HKCCM/doc/conferences/fcc_27_nov_2011.pdf


 

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:

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

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
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 Jun 2011 30 Jun 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

End of May - Aug 2011

Summer courses commence in School of Public Health and Primary Care

Faculty of medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Course Description & Application Form

Contact:
Tel: 2252 8434 (Ms. Tammy Kan)

16 Jun 2011

Smart Driving & Public Health Issue of Transportation

Hong Kong Society of Community Medicine

Poster

Registration:
Tel: 2116 2905
Fax: 2117 0812
Email: adalinwc@dh.gov.hk (Attn: Dr. Ada LIN)

8-11 Jul 2011

3rd Asia Pacific Region Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

The Hong Kong Tuberculosis, Chest and Heart Diseases Association

Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Old Wing), 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Course Description & Application Form

Contact:
Conference Secretariat
Address: 266 Queen's Road East Wan Chai Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2572 3466
Fax: (852) 2834 0711
E-mail: antitb@ha.org.hk
Web-site: www.2011apr-unionc.org.hk

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/