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40th Anniversary Celebration
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The First 30 Years of The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians



Congratulatory Messages
  • Secretary for Food and Health, the Government of the HKSAR
  •    Dr the Hon York Y N Chow
    P.9
  • President, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
  •    Professor Grace Tang
    P.10
  • President, World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA)
  •    Professor Chris van Weel
    P.12
  • Immediate Past President, World Organization of Family Doctors Asia Pacific Region
  •    Assoc Professor Goh Lee Gan
    P.14
  • President, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
  •    Dr Vasantha Preetham
    P.15
  • Dean of the Society of General Practice, Chinese Medical Association
  •    Professor Bing-hui Yang
    P.17

    Preface & President's Message
  • Preface
  •    Dr Edmund W W Lam
    P.18
  • Message from our Founding President
  •    Dr Peter C Y Lee
    P.20
  • 30th Anniversary: President's Message
  •    Dr Andrew K K Ip
    P.22

    Part 1    The Formative Years
  • Introduction to The Formative Years
  • P.32
  • The Pre-College Era and the Birth of The Hong Kong College of General Practitioners
  • P.33
  • The Early Years of The Hong Kong College of General Practitioners
  • P.37
  • Membership of World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA)
  • P.43
  • The Establishment of the Conjoint Fellowship Examination with the Royal Australian College of                    General Practitioners, the First Locally Quotable Fellowship Examination: FRACGP/FHKCGP (FHKCFP)
  • P.35
  • The Inauguration of The Hong Kong College of General Practitioners as a Constituent College of the Hong    Kong Academy of Medicine in 1992
  • P.51
  • The Change of Name from The Hong Kong College of General Practitioners to The Hong Kong College of    Family Physicians in 1997
  • P.53
  • The Family Medicine Link with China
  • P.55

    Part 2    The Development of Family Medicine in Hong Kong
  • A Journey through Medical Education in Family Medicine - The University of Hong Kong
  •     Professor Cindy L K Lam
    P.60
  • The Evolution of Undergraduate Family Medicine Training at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
  •     Professor Albert Lee
    P.65
  • The Evolution of the Vocational Training Programme in Family Medicine
  •     Dr Gene W S Tsoi
    P.72
  • The Development of Family Medicine in the Public Hospital System
  •     Dr Daniel W S Chu
    P.75
  • The Development of Family Medicine Training Centres in the Department of Health (1992 - 2007)
  •    Dr Luke C Y Tsang
    P.79
  • The Development of Family Medicine Training Centres in the Private Sector
  •    Dr Billy S H Chui
    P.83
  • The Role of the Board of Education in Continuous Education and the Promotion of Lifelong Learning
  •    Dr Mary B L Kwong
    P.86
  • Diploma in Family Medicine
  •     Dr Raymond C H Lo
    P.102
  • Scientific Meetings: Past, Present and Future
  •     Dr Andrew K K Ip
    P.106
  • The Hong Kong Practitioner - 30 Years of the College and 30 Years of Publication
  •    Dr David V K Chao
    P.109
  • The Development of Assessment and Examination
  •    Dr Hung-chiu Chan
    P.112
  • Specialty Board
  •    Dr Ruby S Y Lee
    P.119
  • Primary Medical Care Certificate Assessment and Practice Assessment Package (PAP) for Primary Care        Practitioners
  •    Dr Andrew K K Ip
    P.121
  • Quality Assurance and Accreditation - History and the Way Forward
  •    Dr Andrew K K Ip
    P.124
  • Maintaining the Standard
  •    Dr Natalis C L Yuen
    P.129
  • Research Committee
  •    Dr Ruby S Y Lee
    P.133
  • Chinese Translation of the International Classification of Primary Care (2nd Edition, ICPC-2)
  •    Dr Yuk-tsan Wun
    P.136
  • College Web-page Development: Past, Present and Future
  •    Dr Alvin C Y Chan
    P.138
  • Researching the Public
  •    Dr Edmund W W Lam
    P.140

    Part 3    The International Scene
  • Collaboration with The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
  •    Dr Stephen K S Foo
    P.146
  • HKCGP/ HKCFP and WONCA
  •    Professor Wesley E Fabb
    P.150
  • Introduction of General Practice/ Family Medicine into China - The role of HKCGP/ HKCFP in the early          years
  •    Dr Peter C Y Lee
    P.155
  • Relationship with China in Recent Years
  •    Dr Donald K T Li
    P.161

    Part 4    Reflections and Stories
  • The Hong Kong College and I
  •    Dr David A Game
    P.172
  • How The Hong Kong College of General Practitioners (now HKCFP) became one of the Owners of the            Duke of Windsor Social Service Building
  •    Dr Peter C Y Lee
    P.174
  • The Practice of Family Medicine
  •    Dr Catherine S W Ng
    P.177
  • Family Medicine
  •    Dr Lawrence C L Wong
    P.179
  • Family Medicine Training in Hong Kong: Past, Present and Future
  •    Dr Wendy W S Tsui
    P.182
  • A Memoir for the Thirtieth Anniversary of The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
  •    Dr John F Mackay
    P.187
  • Postgraduate Educational Activities
  •     Dr Freddie Y T Lau
    P.190
  • Those were the days....
  •    Dr Ho-yin Choi
    P.192
  • My 30 years as a GP
  •    Dr Kwok-wai Chan
    P.194
  • Reminiscences
  •    Dr Andy K Y Cheung
    P.196
  • Congratulations!
  •    Dr Cynthia S Y Chan
    P.199
  • The Path from General Practice to Family Medicine - a Middle-aged Fellow's Reflections
  •    Dr Mark S H Chan
    P.201
  • Family Medicine from A Specialist's Point of View
  •    Dr Nelson M S Wat
    P.205

    Part 5    Personality Interviews
  • Dr Peter C Y Lee
  • P.212
  • Dr Natalis C L Yuen
  • P.215
  • Dr Stephen K S Foo
  • P.220
  • Dr Donald K T Li
  • P.226
  • Dr John T N Chung
  • P.231
  • Dr Andrew K K Ip
  • P.236
  • Professor Wesley E Fabb
  • P.240
  • Dr Clarke Munro
  • P.244
  • Professor Robin C Fraser
  • P.249

    Appendices
  • I. List of Foundation Fellows
  • P.255
  • II. List of Presidents, Honorary Fellows and Dr Sun Yat Sen Orators
  • P.256
  • III. Structure of the College
  • P.257
  • IV. List of Office Bearers and Council Members (2006 - 2007)
  • P.258
  • V. List of Office Bearers and Council Members (1977 - 2007)
  • P.260