November 2011

 

Election of Council Members

The Election papers were sent to Fellows on 14 October 2011. Fellows who wish to make votes should return the voting form by the deadline. All voting papers must be received by the Academy not later than 5 pm on 7 November 2011.

 


 

Hong Kong Acadey of Medicine

MPS Hong Kong

MPS-HKAM Award for Patient Safety

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.

Nine submissions have been received for this year’s award. The Panel of Judges has decided that the winner be Dr. Alexander Chiu, whose paper is "Root Cause Analysis Improves Patient Safety: A descriptive study of Root Cause Analysis Framework applied to clinical incident investigation in a University Affiliated Hospital".

Dr. Chiu will present his winning paper at a seminar on 2 December 2011 (see item below)

 


 

Hong Kong Acadey of Medicine
MPS Hong Kong

Improving Patient Safety

The Academy and Medical Protection Society (MPS) jointly organize this seminar on 2 December. It is free of charge. Interested Fellows please download and submit the registration form to the Academy by 25 November 2011.

Date and Time
2 December 2011 (Friday) 18:30 - 20:30

Venue
Pao Yue Kong Auditorium, HKAM Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong

Programme

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

Opening
Dr. Ares Leung, Deputy Chairman, HKAM General CPD Subcommittee

Systems thinking for safety performance
Dr. H W Liu, Director of Quality & Safety Division, Hospital Authority Head Office

Root cause analysis improves patient safety
Dr. Alexander Chiu, Winner of HKAM-MPS Award
Chief Manager (Quality & Standards), Hospital Authority Head Office

Safe prescribing and dispensing
Dr. Ming-Keng Teoh, Head of Medical Services - Asia, Medical Protection Society

Patient safety in a private hospital
Dr Anthony Lee, Chief Hospital Manager & Medical Director, Union Hospital

Panel discussion of safety improvement initiatives

CME/CPD Accreditation

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
2
2
2
2
2
2
1
2
1
2
1
2
2
2
2
2
ana-passive
Passive
Cat. B
Passive
Cat. 5.2
O&G
Passive
Cat. C
Cat.2.2
Cat. A
Passive
Passive
OT/IP
Cat. B
Passive
Passive

 


 

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:

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.

 


 

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.

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

 


 

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

 

20th Anniversary Scientific Meeting cum HM Lui Memorial Fund 10th Anniversary Symposium, 10 December 2011

The Hong Kong College of Paediatricians is celebrating its 20th Anniversary on 10th Decemeber, 2011 (Saturday). This will be a very busy day with a whole-day Annual Scientific Meeting with the theme, Recent Advances in Paediatrics. There are eminent speakers from overseas, Mainland and local, including HM Lui Memorial Fund scholars. In the evening are the Annual General Meeting, Fellows Conferment and Members Admission ceremonies, to be followed by the grand 20th Anniversary Celebration Dinner.

The College is very grateful that the events will be graced by our honorable guests from the HK Academy of Medicine and Sister Colleges, and other statutory and professional bodies. It is promised to be a spectacular and specially memorable day for us and all our guests.

Please go to http://www.paediatrician.org.hk/councilnews.htm#education for details of the Scientific Meeting and http://www.paediatrician.org.hk/edu/20ASM10HMLMF_reg.pdf for registration.

 


 

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 October 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 Colorectal cancer surgery of octogenarians in Hong Kong: who will survive? 30 Nov 2011
Hong Kong Medical Journal Menstrual disorders in a Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology Clinic: patient presentations and longitudinal outcomes 30 Nov 2011
Paediatricians Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics Vol. 16 No.4 Oct 2011 15 Jan 2012
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 Nov 2011 30 Nov 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)

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

8 Nov 2011

Medical Teleconference Programme - Topics in Neonatology

Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital & Stanford University School of Medicine

Teleconference Poster

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

14-15 Nov 2011

3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health

Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, College Of Public Health Medicine

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/