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ACMA 2014 AGM (SUN 16 NOV)

November AGM

Venue: Imperial Palace Restaurant, 519 Ellerslie-Panmure Highway, Mount Wellington, Auckland
Date: Sunday 16th November, 5:30pm
Sponsor: TBA
Schedule:

  • 5.30pm Arrival and Registration
  • 6.00pm President's Report; Treasurer's Report; CME Report; YACMA Report; Election of ACMA 2015 Officials
  • 6.20pm TI Elective Report – Maryanne Ting
  • 6.30pm Medicine Meets Constitutional Law – Prof Mai Chen, Law Professor and Constitutional Lawyer
  • 7.30pm Dinner

ACMA 2014 CME NO. 3 SUN SEP 14

September CME

Venue: Hakka Hut, Unit 21-22, 44 William Pickering Drive, Albany, Auckland
Date: Sunday 14th September, 5:30pm
Sponsor: TBA
Schedule:

  • 5.30pm Arrival and Registration
  • 6.00pm President's Welcome
  • 6.05pm CME presentation 1 – Mr Andrew Cho, otorhinolaryngologist, head and neck surgeon; Mr Zachary Moaveni, plastic surgeon 
  • Topic: “Head and Neck Surgery” and "Common Skin Problems in General Practice"
  • 6.45pm Cultural presentation – Roseanee Liang, writer/director
  • Topic: “Movie-making”
  • 7.30pm Dinner

ACMA Conference 2014 – To The Future: Chinese Health in NZ (SAT 28 JUN)

June Conference

Venue: Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt. Wellington, Auckland
Date: Saturday 28 June 2014
Sponsors: Neilmed, Novo Nordisk, ANZ, Te Arai Biofarma,Lifestyle Insurance, Total Health, Pfizer, Glaxo-Smith Kline, Independent Living Services
CME Points: 6.5
Schedule:

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Schedule:

08:30-09:00 - Registration

09:00-09:05 - President's Welcome

09:05-09:15 - ACMA Evolution (presented by ACMA Vice President and gastroenterologist, Dr Derek Luo)                                                                            

                       - New Mission Statement                                                                              

                       - New Website                                                                              

                       - ACMA Membership Benefits

09:15-10:45 - Rehabilitation and Allied Health

                       - 09:15-09:35: Dr Yu Min Lin (geriatrician) -  The Older Chinese Patient

                       - 09:35-09:55: Alda Lee (dietician) - Healthy Options For Chinese Diet

                       - 09:55-10:15: Sue Lim (Asian health services co-ordinator) - Asian Health Services

                       - 10:15-10:35: Eric Ho (pharmacist) - Ethnic Differences and Attitudes towards Western Medicine

                       - 10:35-10:45: Q & A Session - Panel Discussion

10:45-11:00 - Morning Tea

11:00-12:30 - Surgical Specialties

                       - 11:00-11:20: Dr Shuan Dai (ophthalmologist) - Eye Update

                       - 11:20-11:40: Dr Michelle Wong (otorhinolaryngologist) - Ear. Nose and Throat Update

                       - 11:40-12:00: Dr Melinda Hii (obstetrician and gynaecologist) - Women's Health Update

                       - 12:00-12:20: Dr S L Peng (general surgeon) - General Surgery Update

                       - 12:20-12:30: Q & A Session - Panel Discussion

12:30-13:15 - Lunch

13:15-14:45 - Medical Specialties

                       - 13:15-13:35: Dr Louis Lao (radiation oncologist) - Oncology Update

                       - 13:35-13:55: Dr Pui Ling Chan (endocrinologist and diabetologist) - Endocrinology Update

                       - 13:55-14:15: Dr Edward Wong (neurologist) - Neurology Update

                       - 14:15-14:35: Dr Andrew To (cardiologist) - Cardiology Update

                       - 14:35-14:45: Q & A Session - Panel Discussion

14:45-15:00 - Afternoon Tea

15:00-16:30 - Mental Health

                       - 15:00-16:30 - The History of Asian Mental Health in New Zealand

                                                - Dr Sai Wong (psychiatrist)

                                                - Patrick Au (counsellor)

                                                - Sue Lim (service manager for WDHB Asian health support services) - link to talk

                                                - Kitty Ko (Asian service development co-ordinator at CMDHB)

16:30-16:45 - Wrap Up and Closing Remarks

ACMA 2014 CME No. 2 (SUN 18 MAY)

May CME

Venue: Grand Harbour Chinese Restaurant, Cnr Pakenham St East and Customs St West, CBD, Auckland
Date: Sunday 18th May, 5:30pm
Sponsor: This CME is sponsored by ANZ
Schedule:

  • 5.30pm Arrival and Registration
  • 6.00pm President's Welcome
  • 6.05pm CME presentation 1 – Dr Peter Fong, medical oncologist
    Topic: “Medical Oncology Update”
  • 6.45pm CME presentation 2 – Dr Andrew To, cardiologist
    Topic: “CT Angiography and Other Selected Cardiology Topics”
  • 7.30pm Dinner

ACMA 2014 CME No. 1 (SUN 16 MARCH)

Note date of this first meeting for the year.

March CME

Venue: Star Cafe Seafood Restaurant, 345 Chapel Rd, Dannemora, Auckland
Date: Sunday 16th March, 5:30pm
Sponsor: This CME is sponsored by ANZ
Schedule:

  • 5.30pm Arrival and Registration
  • 6.00pm President's Welcome
  • 6.05pm CME presentation 1 – Dr Pui Ling Chan, endocrinologist
    Topic: “Endocrinology - Thyroid, PCOS, Bones, Diabetes”
  • 6.30pm  CME presentation 2 – Dr Derek Luo, gastroenterologist
    Topic: “Post-Surgical Gastrointestinal Problems”
  • 7.00pm Dinner