01-11-2014 Hits:74 President Message
Our President Dr. Ruby Lee was conferred Honorary Fellowship of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) at the RACGP Academic Session held in Adelaide on 8 October 2014. This is in recognition of her leadership as President of the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians, and her significant contribution in strengthening the relationship between HKCFP and RACGP.
Our Censor and Past President Dr. Donald...Read more
01-10-2014 Hits:55 President Message
On Sunday September 21, 2014, I attended the Credentialling Workshop organized by HKAM. Credentialling is a formal process used to verify the qualifications, experience, and professional standing of medical/dental practitioners for the purpose of forming a view about their competence, performance and professional suitability to provide safe, high quality healthcare services within specific organisational environments (Australian Council for Safety and Quality in Health Care). As we are...Read more
01-09-2014 Hits:245 President Message
On the evening of August 20, 2014, the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM) launched the “Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute” (HKJCDPRI). This institute is a collaboration of HKAM with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the University of Hong Kong, and the Harvard University and other institutions. It has successfully obtained HK$270 million funding from the Hong Kong Jockey Club...Read more
01-08-2014 Hits:328 President Message
This is a very special year for our Hong Kong Primary Care Conference as it was held together with the bi-annual 4-Party (Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China & Taiwan) General Practice/Family Medicine Conference on June 6-9, 2014.
Primary care is the work of healthcare professionals who act as the first point of consultation for all patients. Central to the concept of primary care is the patient....Read more
01-07-2014 Hits:542 President Message
The 27th Conjoint Fellowship Conferment Ceremony with Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the 25th Dr. Sun Yat Sen Oration were held on 8th June 2014, Sunday afternoon.
In the 27th Fellowship conferment ceremony of the HKCFP & RACGP, 21 Certificates of completion of the Exit Examination and our Diploma of Family Medicine were awarded.
The Award of the Dr. Peter C. Y. LEE...Read more
01-06-2014 Hits:455 President Message
The first World Family Doctor Day was declared and celebrated on 19 May 2010. It has been taken up with enthusiasm around the world, offering us an opportunity to celebrate what we do. This initiative provides recognition to family doctors, as well as highlights important issues and the work we perform in supporting health care for all people in our local communities, our nations and...Read more
01-05-2014 Hits:765 President Message
This is a very special year for our annual Hong Kong Primary Care Conference as it will be held together with the bi-annual 4-Party (Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China & Taiwan) General Practice/Family Medicine Conference on June 6-9, 2014.
Primary care strives to achieve health equity. This year, the Organizing Committee has chosen “With the Patients, For the Patients – Achieving Health Equity in Primary Care”...Read more
01-04-2014 Hits:847 President Message
On Feb 12, 2014, I presented the HKCFP Prize in the Faculty Prize Presentation Ceremony of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong. This was followed by the annual Faculty Spring Reception where teachers met and shared the joy of teaching.
On Feb 27, 2014, I presented the HKCFP Prize in Family Medicine in the Teachers’ & Students’ Awards Presentation...Read more
01-03-2014 Hits:696 President Message
The Quality Assurance Programme of our College is open to all registered doctors in Hong Kong. All fellows and members of the HKCFP (except student & affiliate members) are automatically registered with the programme at the beginning of each year. Accreditation will be recorded throughout the years in the form of "credit points". At the end of the three-year cycle, a Certificate of Quality Assurance will...Read more
01-02-2014 Hits:584 President Message
This year is not only the Year of Horse but also the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine entering into its third decade. In December 2013, a series of events were organized to celebrate its 20th anniversary. This included a most interesting Congress held on 8-11 December 2013 at the Academy building in Hong Kong. The theme of the Congress is "Manpower needs in medicine: moving...Read more