Hong Kong ASPIRING
MEDICS & scientists CONFERENCE
The LARGEST HK conference for SCHOOL STUDENTS interested in MEDICINE and SCIENCE
Sunday, 26th March 2023, 2:00pm-6:00pm (HK time)
In-person conference (with virtual option)
With student ambassadors from:
In-person event with virtual option, completely free
FOR SCHOOL STUDENTS
Dedicated to school students (Year 9 to Y13) interested in Medicine or Science
International, inspirational and thought-provoking speakers
Certificates provided on attendance
Key insights into the daily lives of renowned doctors and scientists and tips on how to become one
Build your network by speaking to the medical students, clinicians and speakers at the conference
Why join us
The Hong Kong Aspiring Medics Conference is the must-attend event of the year for school students interested in becoming future doctors. Hosting world-renowned inspirational speakers, this conference will enrich your understanding of a career in medicine as well as provide you with a rare opportunity to network and talk with those who have succeeded in the world of medicine. You'll also be able to participate in group tutorial sessions to learn more about your specific interests!
This conference is completely run by students for students, and this year, we've got even more speakers and activities for you to take part in. If medicine, surgery, or healthcare is your dream career, this conference is for you!
WORLD-RENOWNED SPEAKERS 🎤🏆
Dr Michael Dixon
Head of the Royal Medical Household and Chair of the College of Medicine UK
Michael Dixon LVO, OBE, MA, FRCGP is a world-renowned healthcare leader who served as a chair of the NHS Alliance and President of the NHS Clinical Commissioners; he currently chairs the College of Medicine, is a visiting professor at University College London, and is King Charles' personal doctor.
Dr Navin Nagesh
Teaching Fellow at the University of Oxford and Cardiology Doctor
Dr Navin is currently a teaching fellow at the University of Oxford alongside his role as a Cardiology doctor. Throughout his career, he has gained insight into academia, research, and medicine, all of which he wishes to share with future healthcare professionals.
Health Systems Expert at WHO Geneva
Isabelle Wachsmuth is working at the World Health Organisation WHO headquarters leading an innovative incubator Art Impact For Health and SDGs to grow art and culture within the medical environment. This new innovative strategy aims to build resilient individuals, communities, and health systems, creating a global creative and organic community movement that advances the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Health for All.
Dr Bogdan Chiva Giurca
Clinical Doctor, Harvard GHI Collaborator, NHS Clinical Entrepreneur
London-based and award-winning Dr Bogdan Chiva Giurca has authored three medical textbooks and is the Global Alliance and Clinical Champion Lead for Social Prescribing. Alongside his clinical duties, he has also undertaken various projects in fields such as Global Health, Social Prescribing, and Healthcare Teaching.
Dr Christopher See
Clinical Lecturer, Fellow of AcadMed and HEA, Medical AI researcher
Dr Christopher See is a medical lecturer and researcher at the CUHK Faculty of Medicine. With a medical degree from the University of Cambridge, a Ph.D. from HKU, and further degrees from Oxford, and Edinburgh, Dr. See specializes in gamification, e-learning, and the use of Artificial Intelligence in medical education. He has been awarded fellowship of the Academy of Medical Educators UK and the Higher Education Academy for his excellence in teaching
Scientist (Genetics) and Teaching Fellow at University College London (UCL)
Teodora is a recognised London-based scientist working in genetics, personalised medicine, and in vitro fertilisation. She also leads the Master's programme in Personalised Medicine at UCL. She is passionate about using the latest technology, such as virtual reality and artificial intelligence, to teach science and medicine.
Dr Gareth Lau
Hong Kong-based doctor
Dr Gareth graduated from Exeter Medical School and has since returned back to Hong Kong to continue his work as a clinician. With experience in two different healthcare systems, he brings a unique perspective to his practice. His current interests are in surgery.
CUHK Medical Society
42nd Cabinet of the Executive Council
Speakers from the CUHK Medical Society Executive Committee include:
-(Ambrose) CHEUNG Ngo Hin, President;
-(Ashley) CHOW Lok Yee, Internal Vice President;
-(Truman) YEUNG Tsz Nok, Financial Secretary.
These students from The Chinese University of Hong Kong are dedicated to medicine and are looking to provide insight into medical education within Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Medical Society of the United Kingdom
HKMSUK is a student-led non-profit organisation representing Hong Kong students receiving medical education and training in the UK. They provide a platform for students to network, share their experiences, and engage in cultural and academic exchange activities. Through its various initiatives and events, HKMSUK strives to foster a community who are passionate about improving healthcare and ensuring the success of future healthcare professionals
The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups
The HKFYG is a non-profit organisation that has been serving the youth community of Hong Kong for over 60 years.
The HKFYG plays an important role in promoting public health and improving healthcare outcomes in Hong Kong by providing health education, counselling services, and leadership training to young people. By promoting healthy lifestyles and addressing mental health concerns, the HKFYG reduces the burden on the healthcare system and contributes to a healthier population.
New HK and international speakers announced soon!
Keep an eye on our Instagram community page @aspiring_medics_hk to find out who the next speaker is!
Networking sessions with doctors & scientists from Oxford University, University College London, Imperial College London, and Harvard University who will be travelling to HK to meet you in person.
Take part in exciting workshops and learn in a practical small-group setting
Certificates signed by supporting institutions (WHO, CUHK, College of Medicine etc.) for in-person attendance
Advice from doctors & scientists: How to get into healthcare
Hear from and network with CUHK and HKU medical students, as well as UK medical students
Join dedicated information sessions for parents about medicine & science applications at top universities in UK & HK
Confucius Hall Secondary School - 77 Caroline Hill Rd, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Sunday 26th March 2023 (2pm - 6pm*)
*Registration may start earlier, and there will be an optional 1-hour talk on getting into medical school afterwards
This event is now SOLD OUT. You can sign up on our waiting list as we'll be realising more tickets soon:
With speakers from:
Register for the 👇🧑🏻🔬 conference🧑🏻⚕️👇
Cannot join us in person?
If you cannot join us in person, you can attend the conference online, as the conference will also be streamed live. However, we strongly recommend in-person attendance (it's free-of-charge!) as you will be able to meet doctors & scientists in person. You'll be able to network and gain invaluable advice from our medical students, doctors, and healthcare professionals.
To register for the online conference: Click here
Meet the student organising committee
UCL (Medicine, Year 3)
Brighton College (Year 12)
Barts (Medicine, Year 4)
Marketing and Social Media Lead
CUHK (Medicine, Year 2)
Conference and Program Chair
Cambridge (Medicine, Year 4)
Logistics and Communications Lead
UCL (Medicine, Year 3)
CUHK (Medicine, Year 3)
Registrations and Proceedings Lead
Barts (Medicine, Year 5)
Become a student ambassador
Are you interested in being an Ambassador for the largest conference for aspiring medical students and scientists? Join our enthusiastic team of school students to help promote this event!
You'll receive a certificate from us in recognition of your efforts and will be a great opportunity to demonstrate leadership skills for your CV.
What you need to do as an Ambassador:
Attend the conference
Share the conference with anyone and everyone through sharing our social media posts, posters around school etc.
Recruit new Ambassadors from different schools
Contact your schools to further promote the conference
What’s in it for you?
Certificates will be provided recognising your crucial role in co-organising the largest HK Aspiring Medics & Scientists Conference
These certificates will be signed by our collaborators, including prestigious organisations such as the World Health Organisation and the Medical Royal Colleges
Provides valuable experience that can enhance your university applications, especially if you are interested in pursuing a career in medicine or science
Become a SCHOOL partner
If you are a teacher, counsellor or another member of staff and you'd like your school/academic institution to get involved in the conference, we'd love to have you on board. Your main roles would include sharing the event with your students or by helping with organising, Your school's/academic institution's logo will be on our website, plus you'll receive a certificate of partnership from us at the end of the event to recognise your efforts.
Moreover, we'd be very happy to support your school/academic institution and your students interested in Medicine in the future with free presentations and resources for your school/academic institution.
*Please note: there is no cost involved and your participation and support is completely free.
Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will schedule a 15 minute call to meet each other and see how we can best collaborate.
Your school will become an official partner for the conference, sharing this event with your students/other schools.
Your logo will be on this website and you'll receive a certificate of partnership.
We'll support your school and students interested in Medicine or Science in the future with free resources and presentations.
Send us an email at email@example.com with the subject "Partnership HK conference" and we'll reach out to you.