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Editorial Board (The Hong Kong Practitioner)

Chief Editor: Dr. David VK Chao (Chairman)

Deputy Editors: Dr. Frederick CT Lee Dr. Maria KW Leung
  Dr. Ng Kwok Keung Dr. Kathy KL Tsim

Board Members:
Dr. Mary BL Kwong Dr. Wendy WS Tsui
  Dr. Lam Yuen Dr. Carmen Wong
  Dr. Lau Ho Lim Dr. Wong Ka Wah
  Dr. Liang Jun Dr. Wong Kwai Wing
  Dr. Raymond WM Pau Dr. Yeung Wai Man
  Dr. Adrian TY Tang

Business Manager: Dr. Billy CF Chiu

Panel of Reviewers: Dr. Chan Lam Dr. Lam Tai Kwan

Dr. Nelson NY Chan
Dr. Lam Wing Wo

Dr. Chan Pang Fai Dr. Lee See Mei

Dr. Julie Y Chen Dr. Leung Wing Mun

Dr. Judy GY Cheng
Dr. Li Heung Wing

Dr. Chin Weng Yee Dr. Yvonne YC Lo

Dr. Rudolph WM Chow
Dr. Matthew MH Luk

Dr. Antonio AT Chuh
Dr. Charles CY Ng

Dr. Dao Man Chi
Dr. Poon Ming Wai

Dr. Ben YF Fong Dr. Keith KK Tse

Dr. Xijuan Fu
Prof. Martin CS Wong

Dr. Lam Mei

Advisors: Prof. Rodger Charlton Prof. Grace WK Tang
Prof. Cindy LK Lam Prof. Andrew Charles Van Hasselt 
Prof. Lam Tai Pong Prof. Jean Woo
Prof. Leung Ping Chung  Prof. Samuel YS Wong
Prof. Martin Man Chim Albert Li Prof. Wong Tze Wai
Prof. Mak Ki Yan Prof. Rosie TT Young

Prof. Wilfred CG Peh

Statistical Consultant: Prof. William Goggins

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The Hong Kong Practitioner is published quarterly by The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians.

The Journal is indexed in EMBASE/Excerpta Medica as `HK Pract'. It has a circulation of 4000, distributed to all members and some non-members of the College, academic institutions as well as private subscribers in Hong Kong and overseas.

The aim of the journal is to promote the development of quality family medicine/general practice in Hong Kong and the region, by publishing editorials, original articles, update reviews, letters to the editor, news of future meetings, and self-assessment materials.


When Sister M. Aquinas wrote the very first academic article - entitled ‘Tuberculosis' - for The Hong Kong Practitioner back in April 1978, it had to be published in the form of stencilled sheets . "The Journal" has come a long way since then and it was subsequently developed into a booklet format in June 1979.

The clinical contents have evolved around the main themes of providing a platform for educational updates, a forum for discussion of policy as well as clinical issues, and a medium for sharing clinically important rarities. These take the shape of original articles, review and update articles, discussion papers, case reports, and clinical therapeutic guidelines, as well as clinical quizzes and conference information.

The Journal has provided fertile ground for the exchange of clinical expertise among clinicians in public, private, academic, hospital and community practice, and international authors frequently make submissions to the Journal to share expertise and ideas relevant to local clinical practice.