HKUMed News (Vol 27 | Issue 1)

Passing the Baton: FEATURE HKUMed has been recognised as a world leader in recent times, exemplified by its placement among the top 20 medical schools in the world by Times Higher Education and its global research impact during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the Faculty can only stay as good as its people. A new rank of academic leaders has thus been appointed who possess richly diverse backgrounds – from seasoned veterans to rising stars – that will ensure the Faculty’s excellence and ambition can be sustained. 6