Hong Kong Medical Journal (HKMJ)

Hong Kong Medical Journal is the official peer-reviewed publication of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and the Hong Kong Medical Association. It is indexed in Medline/Index Medicus and Embase/Excerpta Medica, and is published bimonthly by the

The Journal is currently circulated to all Fellows of the Academy, members of the Association and other medical institutions. It is also available to non-members on subscription.

For more information, please visit the Journal website:



focus NewsletterHong Kong Academy of Medicine Newsletter, "focus"
News and items of relevance to Academy Fellows, circulation restricted to Fellows only.



The current issue is available in the Fellows Area at iCMECPD.



Position Paper on Postgraduate Medical Education
This position paper is the result of series of discussion, starting from the Postgraduate Medical Education Workshop organized by the Academy in June 2009. It serves to highlight the proposed key reforms to postgraduate medical education that are required to modernize the Fellowship training system such that the Academy will produce Fellows meeting the needs of the society in a sustainable manner.



Study on Requirements of Medical Services of Elderly Citizens in Hong Kong
The Academy has through its Think Tank conducted a study on the requirements of medical services of elderly citizens in Hong Kong in 2009. Please click the link below to view the full report.


Guidelines on Procedural Sedation
The guidelines serve to recommend and ensure a minimum standard of safety measures for the sedation of patients to facilitate unpleasant diagnostic or minor surgical procedures across the different disciplines.



Welcome and Information Pack for Trainees
This guide has been written to give trainees general information about the Academy and some useful information concerning training and admission to HKAM Fellowship.



Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Annual Report
The Annual Reports contain important information on policies and events that occur every year at the Academy.