October 2011

 

Election of Council Members

The term of office of the 5 elected Council members will expire at the conclusion of this year's annual general meeting. An election process has started in July. Eight nominations were received by the nomination deadline (one candidate has subsequently withdrawn). Postal ballot will be conducted in October. Fellows who wish to vote should return the voting form by the specified date. Results will be announced at the AGM to be held in December 2011.

 


 

David Todd Oration

This year's David Todd Oration will be held on 16 December 2011, in conjunction with the Fellowship Conferment ceremony and AGM. The Academy is honoured to have Prof. Dennis Lo, FRS, Li Ka Shing Professor of Medicine & Professor of Chemical Pathology of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, to be speaker. His oration topic is "Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis: from dream to reality".

CME/CPD Accreditation (as of 24 Oct):

College/Programme Point Category
Anaesthesiologists
Community Medicine
Dental Surgeons
Emergency Medicine
Family Physicians
Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
Ophthalmologists
Orthopaedic Surgeons
Otorhinolaryngologists
Paediatricians
Pathologists
Physicians
Psychiatrists
Radiologists
Surgeons
MCHK CME
0.5
1
0.5
0.5
1
1
0.25
1
0.5
1
0.5
0.5
1
0.5
0.5
1
Non-ana
Passive
Cat. B
Passive
Cat. 5.2
O&G
Passive
Cat. B
Cat.2.2
Cat. A
Passive
Passive
PP/OP
Cat. B
Passive
Passive

 


 

Golf Tournament

The HKAM Golf Tournament 2011 has been scheduled for 30 November 2011 (Wednesday). The tournament will be held at The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course - East Course. Please click the link below for event and registration details.

 


 

Expert Witness Training Course

The Academy of Experts (AoE) will run several Expert Witness Training Courses in Hong Kong in November. The HKAM Council has agreed to be supporting organization for this course. Interested Fellows can download the Course Information and Registration Form here.

All registration should be sent directly to the organiser at fax: 3010 1269 (HK number). For enquiry, please email directly to the Academy of Experts at admin@academy-experts.org

 


 

Hong Kong Acadey of Medicine

The Royal Society of Medicine

Collaboration on Reciprocal Facilities between the Academy and Royal Society of Medicine

The Academy and RSM signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) since 2007 for reciprocal use of facilities by Fellows and members of the two organisations. Under this MOU, RSM will allow HKAM Fellows to use the accommodation facilities (Chandos House http://www.chandoshouse.co.uk/ only), restaurants, bars and lounges of the RSM when they travel to London . The services will be provided to HKAM Fellows on pay-on-use basis by the user.Fellows who wish to use the facilities of RSM can contact the Academy at hkam@hkam.org.hk. The Academy will provide a letter of introduction for authentication of Fellowship status at reservation for facilities.

RSM would also like to extend its membership to the Academy Fellows. With support from the Academy, the RSM President Professor Parveen Kumar is now providing a special joining offer for the Academy Fellows. HKAM Fellows will not have to pay a joining fee (only the annual membership subscription). Fellows who are interested in being members of RSM please check out more details here www.rsmmembership.org and use code (HKAM11) or send your enquiry mentioning you are a Fellow of the HKAM to membership@rsm.ac.uk.

 


 

4th Joint Scientific Meeting of The Royal College of Radiologists & Hong Kong College of Radiologists and 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of HKCR, 29-30 October 2011

The Royal College of Radiologists and Hong Kong College of Radiologists will jointly organise the 4th Joint Scientific Meeting of The Royal College of Radiologists & Hong Kong College of Radiologists and 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of HKCR on 29-30 October 2011 (Saturday & Sunday) at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building.

Please click the following links for detailed information.

Please visit HKCR website for updated meeting programme and information: http://www.hkcr.org

 


 

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/.

 


 

Family Medicine and Primary Care Symposium: "Enhancing Quality Primary Care through Research and Evidence in Hong Kong", 26-27 November 2011

The Family Medicine and Primary Care Symposium: "Enhancing Quality Primary Care through Research and Evidence in Hong Kong" will be held on 26-27 November 2011. It is organised by HKU's Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (FMPC), with Hong Kong College of Family Physicians as one of the collaborating organizations. (Note: The College is entitled 30 complimentary registrations for its members to attend the Symposium. Since the quota is limited, registration will be required first come first served. To secure the complimentary seat, members of the College must fill up the registration form with name and membership ID as well.)

For registration, please visit: http://www.fmpc.hku.hk/healthevent/111126.htm. For enquiry, please contact Ms. Agnes Pau (E-mail: pmya715@hku.hk; Tel.: 2553 4514)

 


 

Hong Kong College of Community Medicine

 

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

 


 

College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong

23rd Annual Scientific Meeting
Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium 2011, 10-12 December 2011

The College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society will be holding the 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium 2011 on 10 - 12 December 2011.

Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Contact:
Tel: 2761 9128
Website: http://www.hkos.org.hk/asm.shtml

 


 

Department of Health

Announcements of Pharmaceuticals Registration Section

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

 


 

The AOGIN 2012 will be held at University of Hong Kong on 13-15 July 2012. Theme of the conference is “Combat against Cervical Cancer - Challenges in Asia Oceania. The Academy is one of the supporting organizations. For more details, please visit the conference website at: http://www.aogin2012hk.org/index.htm

 


 

HKMJ

Hong Kong Medical Journal August 2011 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
Paediatricians Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics Vol. 16 No.3 Jul 2011 15 Oct 2011
Otorhinolaryngologists Salvage Surgery for Neck Residue or Recurrence of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: A 10-Year Experience 31 Jul 2012
Pathologists The Hong Kong College of Pathologists - Online CME/CPD for Self-Study 2011 (Immunology) - Autoimmunity in primary immune deficiencies: taking lessons from our patients 31 Dec 2011
Radiologists Quizzes from Hong Kong Journal of Radiology (HKJR) 13 Nov 2011
Radiologists HKCR Case of Oct 2011 31 Oct 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)

7-8 Oct 2011

Greater China eHealth Forum 2011: Tentative Program

China Hospital Information Management Association and eHealth Consortium

Contact:
Swire Travel (Event Management Agency)
Tel: +852 3151 8900 / +852 3151 8822
Email: ehealth2011@swiretravel.com
Website: http://www.ehealth.org.hk/forum2011

12 Oct 2011

Symposium of Venous Disease 2011

The Department of Surgery of Kwong Wah Hospital

Enquiry & Registration:
Ms Catharine Wan
Tel: 35175051
Fax: 35175264
Email: wanky01@ha.org.hk

28 Oct 2011

10th Distinguished Lecture on Romancing the Gallstone

Department of Surgery, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

Announcement

Enquiries:
Email: dl.surgery@hku.hk
Website: http://www.hku.hk/surgery/

31 Oct 2011

Transesophageal Echocardiography Preceptorship

Department of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Queen Mary Hospital

Poster

Contact:
Tel: (852) 2255 5878 / 2255 6636
Fax: (852) 2819 7636
Email: chanwml@ha.org.hk

3-4 Nov 2011

Asian Intensive Care: Collaboration Conference

The Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Website: http://www.aic.cuhk.edu.hk/web8/Conference2011.htm

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

10 Nov 2011

(Deadline for registration and submission of poster abstract: 8 Oct 2011)

International Symposium on Food and Health - from Measurement Science to Quality and Safety

The Government Laboratory

Contact:
Tel: (852) 2762 3861
Email: sympo2011@govtlab.gov.hk
Website: http://www.govtlab.gov.hk/english/sympo.htm

24-27 Nov 2011

8th Echo Hong Kong

Theme: Live & Acute Cardiac Imaging

Ruttonjee Hospital

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

25-26 Nov 2011

2011 Annual Scientific Meeting and Pre-conference Workshop

Hong Kong Association of Rehabilitation Medicine

Venue: Lecture Theatre, Hospital Authority Head Office and HK Polytechnic University

Contact:
Website: www.hkarm.org

26-27 Nov 2011

(Closing date for application: 31 Oct 2011)

Update on Diabetes Management (A Certificate Course for Clinicians)

KK Leung Diabetes Centre, Queen Mary Hospital and the Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging, The University of Hong Kong

Time: 12:45 - 17:45 (Sat) / 08:45 - 15:30 (Sun)

Venue: Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre, The University of Hong Kong

Website: http://www.hku.hk/medicine/udm.htm

9 Dec 2011

(Registration deadline: 22 Nov 2011)

 

Frontiers in Biomedical Research, HKU 2011

LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

Time: 8:45 am - 5:50 pm

Venue: Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre, William MW Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Announcement

Enquiries:
Symposium Secretariat
Tel: (852) 2819 9333;
Fax: (852) 2818 4913;
E-mail: fbmr@hku.hk
Website: http://www.med.hku.hk/fbr2011

19-21 Dec 2011

 

 

3rd International Endolaparoscopic Surgery Symposium

Minimal Access Surgery Training Centre, Hong Kong Society for Coloproctology and Hong Kong Society of Minimal Access Surgery

Poster

Venue: HKEC Training Centre for Healthcare Management and Clinical Technology

Location: Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong

Contact:
Tel: (852) 2595 7123
Fax: (852) 2505 7101
Email: pyneh_mastc@ha.org.hk
Website: www.iess-hk.org

14 Jan 2012

Hong Kong Surgical Forum - Winter 2012

Theme: Vascular Surgery

Department of Surgery, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, 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) 2819 9691 / (852) 2819 9692
Fax: (852) 2818 9249
E-mail: hksf@hku.hk
Web-site: http://www3.hku.hk/surgery/forum.php

11 Feb - 2 Jun 2012

(Application Date: 1 Sep - 31 Dec 2011)

4 Certificates Courses in Mental Health

The Department of Psychiatry, CUHK

Programme Pamphlet

Contact Information:
Correspondence Address: Department of Psychiatry, G/F, Multi-Centre, Tai Po Hospital, 9 Chuen On Road, New Territory, Hong Kong
Telephone: (852) 2607-6029 (Ms. Sarah Chia)
Fax: (852) 2667-5464
Email: pgmentalhealth@cuhk.edu.hk
Website: www.psychiatry.cuhk.edu.hk

24-26 Feb 2012

International Congress of Cardiology 2012 (ICC)

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong(CUHK)

Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center

Website: http://www.icc-hongkong.com/