Starting date: 14/12/2017 08:00:00 Ending date: 16/12/2017 19:00:00 Location: Hong Kong, China
Summary: Join the 9th Asian Medical Education Association (AMEA) Symposium cum Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education 2017 on December 14 - 16, 2017
Description: The Asian Medical Education Association (AMEA) and the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong are very pleased to invite friends and colleagues to join the 9th Asian Medical Education Association (AMEA) Symposium cum Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education 2017 on December 14 - 16, 2017. The Symposium is a flagship event to celebrate both the 20th anniversary of AMEA, and also the 130th anniversary of the HKU Medical Faculty who was the Founder of AMEA. It is the grand finale of the yearlong celebrations of "130 Years of Medicine in Hong Kong".

Entitled "Preparing Healthcare Learners for a Changing World", the 3-day symposium will feature stimulating plenary sessions, panel discussions, workshops and free paper presentations. The main themes include innovation in pedagogy, innovation in technology, internationalization/curriculum development and interprofessional education/team-based learning. In addition, other sub-themes such as admissions, assessment, continued professional development, faculty development, medical volunteerism, work life balanceā€¦ and many more, will be discussed.

We are privileged to have a panel of eminent overseas speakers as well as a diverse complement of regional and local speakers from Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Chinese Medicine, Psychology and Behavioural Health -- all of whom will undoubtedly inspire debate and discussion:

Invited Speakers:
Mr Ian Thomas Ash
DocumentingIan, Japan

Dr Thomas ST Chan
World Vision China Foundation Ltd., Hong Kong

Professor Huiju Carrie Chen
Georgetown University, USA

Mr Shiv Gaglani
Osmosis, USA

Professor David Gordon
World Federation for Medical Education, UK

Dr Barbara Griffin
Macquarie University, Australia

Professor Ronald Harden
University of Dundee, UK

Professor Ming Jung Ho
Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, Qatar

Professor Brian Hodges
University of Toronto

Professor Shekhar Kumta
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Professor Gabriel M Leung
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Dr Saiful Bahri Yusoff Muhamad
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Professor Vishna Nadarajah
International Medical University, Malaysia

Dr John J Norcini
Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, USA

Dr Videsh Kapoor
University of British Columbia, Canada

Professor Gary D Rogers
Griffith University, Australia

Professor Audrey Shafer
Stanford University, USA

Professor Terence Stephenson
General Medical Council, UK

Professor Theodorus Jan (Olle) ten Cate
University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands

Professor Kien Trinh
McMaster University, Canada

Professor Stephen Trumble
The University of Melbourne, Australia

Professor Ian Wilson
University of Wollongong, Australia
... and many more

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Should you have any questions, please contact the Secretariat via email at [email protected]

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