Lam Shiu-Kum

Medical Council suspends former HKU dean

The former dean of the University of Hong Kong's medical faculty was last night suspended from the medical register for nine months following his 2009 conviction for misconduct in public office.

Thursday, 14 July, 2011, 12:00am

Fraud case against ex-dean adjourned

District Court Judge Stanley Chan Kwong-chi adjourned the fraud trial of former University of Hong Kong dean of medicine Lam Shiu-kum to September 9 yesterday. Lam has been charged with inducing patients to make payments to his private company, misconduct in public office and the theft of HK$3.8 million. No plea was entered and Lam was released on HK$300,000 bail.

11 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Ex-dean in dock

Lam Shiu-kum, 65, a former dean of the University of Hong Kong, arrives with his wife at Eastern Court yesterday, charged with inducing 20 patients to make bill payments to his private company, misconduct in public office and the theft of HK$3.8 million relating to donations. Lam faces 30 counts of fraud, three counts of theft and one count of misconduct in public office.

28 May 2008 - 12:00am

HKU inquiry not looking to punish

The University of Hong Kong will not discipline any medical professor when its inquiry into the university's billing arrangements is completed at the end of next month, says its chief investigator.

30 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Dean quit as HKU called in authorities

The University of Hong Kong confirmed yesterday it had contacted 'a law enforcing authority' about the billing of private patients at its medical school at the same time that it received the resignation of its dean of medicine, Lam Shiu-kum.

21 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

HKU head 'sad' about resignation

University of Hong Kong vice-chancellor Tsui Lap-chee yesterday said he felt astonished and sad after the medical faculty's dean, Lam Shiu-kum, resigned.

12 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

HKU dean of medicine tenders resignation

Professor in charge amid Li Ka-shing faculty naming row hands in notice early

The controversial dean of the University of Hong Kong medical school, Lam Shiu-kum has tendered his resignation - 17 months before his five-year term is up.

8 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

HKU dean of medicine quits amid fees probe

Lam Shiu-kum's move and inquiry casts shadow over faculty's 125th anniversary

University of Hong Kong's dean of medicine has resigned from the top post yesterday amid an investigation into the faculty's billing of private procedures fees.

8 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Professor had his share of quarrels

In one of his last interviews before his sudden resignation, dean of the medicine faculty Lam Shiu-kum, said his plan to build a private medical centre at University of Hong Kong was 'still a dream'.

8 Mar 2007 - 12:00am