HKUMedUG2023-Full ebook

Teaching and Learning: Empowering Curious Minds To engage students in the classroom, more than 420 fulltime teaching staff from our 20 departments and schools deploy the latest technologies, to deliver education, such as augmented reality, virtual reality and simulated reality. These full-time teaching staff are supplemented by a team of honorary teachers, most of whom are medical professionals. Taking a student-centred approach, HKUMed always listens to your needs and other aspects of your on- and offcampus life, aside from welcoming your feedback on the curriculum. We are constantly reviewing the curriculum to ensure that it keeps pace with the scientific developments and changing needs of modern healthcare. To achieve this, our teaching approach is constantly evolving to make you ready for today’s healthcare industry, such as the recent provision of training in point-of-care ultrasound for medical students to gain hands-on experience wherever they go. Moreover, you can have access to our enrichment opportunities throughout your study at HKUMed, from international exchanges to volunteering for community vaccine drives. Clinical Services: Building Caring and Compassionate Society HKUMed endeavors to deliver unparalleled clinical services across all settings while ensuring robust clinical governance wherever we serve. Our affiliated teaching hospitals and outpatient-based clinical services units, operating under the brand name of “HKU Health System” offer invaluable opportunities for students to learn wider and deeper. Our close collaboration with the public and private healthcare sectors also manifests the Faculty’s commitment to becoming a local and regional leader in healthcare management. Meanwhile, our clinical members have been actively engaging in a wide range of activities for sharing knowledge and expertise beneficial to the community we serve. Through our dedicated cultivation, HKUMed graduates have made incredible achievements and gone on to become leaders in their respective fields. Their success is a testament to the excellent education we provide. Research and Innovation: Unlocking the Unknown Research achievements are a crucial contributor to HKUMed’s global reputation. As of now, 64 of our staff members ranked among the top 1% of scholars in their field in terms of citation and recognition. We always look ahead to discover the next breakthrough while brushing up on our existing areas of expertise. As such, HKUMed researchers have been standing at the forefront of research into COVID-19 and other infectious diseases globally and have been recognised for their academic achievements. It was our honour that two of our scientists won the 2021 Future Science Prize in Life Sciences for their work. Our researchers are supported by ample funding, state-ofthe-art facilities and the Faculty’s extensive worldwide networks. As an undergraduate seeking a head start in your career, you can explore research opportunities under the guidance of our scientists and pursue discoveries in our world-class laboratories. 03 LKS Faculty of Medicine