Training of Medical Students
Thanks to HKSH-HKUMed collaboration since 1998, senior medical students can experience first-hand the clinical practices and operation in private sector in a jointly conducted, hospital-based training programme. Under the guidance of HKSH Honorary Consultants in Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, etc., specialty training is provided to students in small groups during a 2-week period.
HKU Clinical Academic Unit
Dedicated to research and specialist training, the HKU Clinical Academic Unit (CAU) was inaugurated on 22/F, Li Shu Pui Block in September 2014. It is designated for patient admission by HKU clinical professoriate staff and trainers of clinical specialists. Special facilities are in place for training of medical students, research collaborations and specialist training of HKUMed.
Clinical Affiliation Scheme
The Clinical Affiliation Scheme (CAS) will be launched in April 2023 to strengthen collaboration between the two institutions. Under CAS, HKU will assign medical professoriate staff/ practitioners and nursing practitioners to provide clinical services at HKSH facilities, i.e. Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, HKSH Eastern Medical Centre and HKSH Healthcare medical centres. It allows HKU staff to take advantage of wider exposure to different clinical situations and healthcare settings, thereby enhancing their professional skills and research capabilities. For the growing cohort of HKU medical students, CAS will also provide more clinical teachers and support broader undergraduate medical education with training in the state-of-the-art establishments of HKSH.