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  1. Medical schools should cater to society's needs

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... doctors want to specialise in it and, as we report today, our medical schools are accused of neglecting the teaching of its broad-based skills. Sadly, family medicine has long been seen ... the city's two medical schools devote to it do little to discourage the perception that it is professionally unrewarding. This perception is not unique to Hong Kong. What does set us apart ...

  2. HK medical schools set their sights on regional excellence

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... Kate Watson Hong Kong's two medical schools are positioning themselves as centres of excellence for public health studies. Both the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) offer master's degrees in public health that attract medical and non-medical students looking to study epidemiology, which looks at factors affecting health ...

  3. Private role seen for medical schools

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Medical schools should use their expertise and reputation to provide quality health services with the private sector, a leading member of the University of Hong Kong's medical faculty says. Chow Shew-ping, chairman of the board of HKU's Faculty of Medicine, said the school was interested in setting up a medical centre or hospital with the private sector. 'It would ...

  4. Medical candidates not asked about hospital-financing reform

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the medical sector seat were unanimous was the renaming of the faculty. 'As an alumni, we have feelings for our school,' Hong Kong Doctors Union president Henry Yeung Chiu-fat said. 'If ... last night for candidates in the Legislative Council's health sector. A wide range of issues was touched on, including the row over the naming of the University of Hong Kong medical ...

  5. Medical faculty's doctors to be paid more than scientists

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Clinical doctors recruited to fill 50 new posts at Hong Kong's premier medical school will enjoy more perks than non-doctors. Doctors- who teach, treat patients ... of Mr Li's $1 billion gift to the faculty. It hopes recruiting more leading doctors and scientists will help realise its vision of becoming one of the world's top 10 medical schools ...

  6. HKU eyes top-flight medical academics

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... is the first phase of a plan to more than double the number of academic staff at the medical school to 500 within 10 years. Cash for the extra staff is being drawn from the $1 billion donation ... capacity. We aim to be in the top 10 medical schools in the world for research by 2016.' Last year, the faculty was ranked 37th in the world for medicine in a league published by The Times ...

  7. Bills for surgery at HKU tampered with, say sources

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee and Helen Wu 'Deflated' charges found on some patients' official invoices Private operation bills at the University of Hong Kong medical faculty have been tampered ... into billing arrangements at a clinical department. The Hospital Authority also announced on Thursday that it would audit private medical services bills at Queen Mary Hospital for the past three years. ...

  8. HKU to tighten rules on doctors waiving charges

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee University of Hong Kong doctors could soon have to explain any waiver of private medical fees and declare if private funds or accounts conflict with the medical school ... of private medical services at the two medical schools. The University of Hong Kong set up the committee in January to investigate irregular billing at the department of medicine after the Hospital ...

  9. Panel to look into alleged leak of HKU surgery test material

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... aired before exams, as Professor Lo mentioned. He saw it as another crisis for the 120-year-old medical school, which has been hit by a number of scandals and staff conflicts. This month, ... Danny Mok A panel will investigate an alleged leak of questions to students ahead of an exam by a senior professor of surgery at the University of Hong Kong's troubled medical ...

  10. Graduates earn more: survey

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... $15,000. The graduates earning the highest starting salary in each university both came from the medical school. The HKU doctor earned $74,443 a month in a private clinic while the CUHK doctor ...




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