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Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine

On 13 November 1996, our President sent a letter to Dr David Fang, the new President of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, informing him that we had obtained the signatures of more than 50 HKAM Fellows requesting a meeting to admit the HKCEM as an Academy college. The HKAM Extraordinal General Meeting was held at the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital on 16 January 1997, when HKCEM was duly admitted as the 15th constituent college of the HKAM.

Hong Kong Academy of Medicine

Established in 1993, the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine is an independent institution with statutory power to organise, monitor, assess and accredit all medical specialist training and oversee the provision of continuing medical education (CME) and continuous professional development (CPD) in the territory.

The Federation of Medical Societies of Hong Kong

The Federation today is a medical professional non-profit making body comprising of medical and health societies. Its membership has grown from the original 12 to the present 127 (70 full, 55 associate and 2 student members) representing more than 50,000 individual professionals in total.

The Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The unit was the first of its kind in Asia. The Faculty of Medicine of the Chinese University of Hong Kong tasked the unit to provide clinical, administrative, educational and research leadership in Emergency Medicine, not only in Hong Kong but more widely in China and across the Asia-Pacific region. Since its inception, the Department of Surgery has hosted the AEMAU administratively but the unit functions with almost complete autonomy and has an independent budget.

Department of Emergency Medicine, (LKS Faculty of Medicine), The University of Hong Kong

The Emergency Medicine Unit (EMU) was established in November 2014. The unit aims to become a hub of teaching and research of Emergency Medicine in the Asia Pacific region.

Hong Kong Emergency Nurses Association

To foster and promote close relationships and better understanding among the members of the Association with a view to promote a positive image of Emergency Nursing and it’s professional influence on the care of clients and their families attending Accident and Emergency Department.

Asian Society for Emergency Medicine

ASEM is formed by member societies in Asia. The objectives are:

1. To promote the science and art of Emergency Medicine in Asia

2. To promote, study, research and engage in discussion in all areas of Emergency Medicine

3. To assist the training and establishment of guidelines in Emergency Medical Care

4. To represent the views of the members of the Society and to acquaint the Asian and International Commnity and other bodies of such views 

5. To encourage and assist the co-ordination of activities of Emergency Medicine in Asia



Asian Society for Emergency Medicine

One of the objectives of our society is to promote the science and art of Emergency Medicine in Asia. The Board members and the member societies remain committed to this goal and will be willing to assist countries within Asia to develop emergency medicine as specialty and emergency care as component of healthcare services. The art of emergency medicine is also one of the ethos to be nurtured within the EM community of our continent as compassion will always reflect as a true power of healing along with science of emergency medicine.

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