HKCA Bulletin

HKCA Bulletin – TUOHY

Editor-in-chief : Dr Wong Man Kin (Henry)

Volume 32 Number 2

5th Wave of Pandemic The College hopes fellows and members are staying well and healthy amidst the 5th wave of the pandemic. We recognise the disruptions to physical activity and mental health caused by COVID-19 in unprecedented ways. As we work our way through the pandemic’s 5th wave, the College has decided the following to […]

Volume 32 Number 1

Updates on the Coroner Inquest in October 2021 A number of College fellows have expressed their concerns on the appropriateness of an expert witness’ comment outside his expertize specialty at the coroner inquest in October 2021 which were covered by the media. A note was written to the President of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine […]

Volume 31 Number 4

ASM 2021– Message from the Chairman of Organising Committee I have been enjoying most ASMs as a participant since the early years of my training. It is my great honour to be invited to organise the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) 2021 almost a year ago. The planning of this year’s ASM is full of challenges. […]

Volume 31 Number 3

Annual Scientific Meeting in Anaesthesiology 2021 The Annual Scientific Meeting in Anaesthesiology 2021 (ASM 2021) is going to be the most important knowledge exchanging platforms for anaesthetists, intensivists and perioperative physicians in Hong Kong. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Overcoming the Risks”. As a perioperative physician or a healthcare provider amidst the pandemic, the […]

Volume 31 Number 2

International Academy of Colleges of Anaesthesiologists The HKCA has been working alongside with The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA), College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (CAI), Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) to establish The International Academy of Colleges of Anaesthesiologists. After a year […]

Volume 31 Number 1

Formation of Perioperative Medicine Committee Perioperative medicine is an emerging field within our specialty globally, and has become increasingly important in our day-to-day management of patients — widely expanding our engagement with patient care in the perioperative period. There is increasing evidence that perioperative medicine pathways and interventions improve outcomes for surgical patients. With the […]

Volume 30 Number 4

ASM 2020 – Message from the Chairman of Organising Committee I am pleased to report EBPOM-Asia and ASM 2020 were successfully held on 14th and 15th November 2020. Under the theme of “New Decade. New Milestones. Anaesthesia in 2020”, an extensive range of topics in Perioperative Medicine and Anaesthesia were examined and explored from Prehabilitation […]

Volume 30 Number 3

Trainee Committee The HKCA Trainee Committee conducted our 1st Annual Trainee Survey during May-June 2020. The focus was on training, learning opportunities, exam support, trainee’s welfare, workplace bullying and support during COVID-19. A total of 72 responses were received with a response rate 40%. In summary, the majority of trainees in the survey agreed that […]

Volume 30 Number 2

COVID-19 and Anaesthesiology in Hong Kong Having virtual CME meetings is becoming a trend during this unsettling situation. The College has subscribed Zoom aiming to support small-group CME meetings and teaching for trainees. Interested fellows please contact the College at cmecpd@hkca.edu.hk for further information. Your wellbeing is the College’s utmost concern in the face of current […]

Volume 30 Number 1

Cancellation of the Intermediate and Final Fellowship Examinations With the emergence of COVID-19 infection and implementation of emergency response, the Board of Examination has made a difficult decision to cancel both the Intermediate and Final Fellowship Examinations in the first half of 2020. The College hopes our fellows and members stay strong and healthy during […]

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