Staff and Professional Development


The Staff and Professional Development Programme of BIMHSE aims to enhance the professional development and academic advancement of doctors, nurses and basic scientists as educators through structured workshops and consultations.

Apart from serving the teachers within our faculty, many of these programmes have been offered as short courses to teachers from other schools.


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  • Professional Development Programme: an one day programme on curriculum introduction, lecturing skills, PBL, and assessment
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  • PBL Training Programme for New Tutors: to prepare new teachers as PBL tutor in the Faculty
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  • PBL Educator Programme: to prepare experienced PBL tutors to become trainers
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  • Teacher Training Workshop: Customizable workshops that can be offered at other schools
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  • Introduction to PBL: to prepare new teachers for the “PBL Tutor Training Programme” in order to be qualified as PBL tutor in the Faculty
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  • Seminar series on topics of interest and relevance for professional development (e.g. use of iPad in health professions education; putting together a teaching portfolio)


To foster the development of a community of practice, in which medical and health sciences teachers share their experiences and resources in teaching and learning, so as to enhance their professional development as educators
To provide training for medical and health sciences teachers on their undergraduate teaching practices, through workshops and ongoing support, so that they can apply learning theory in delivering scholarly teaching


Programme Director
Dr Lap Ki Chan
BSc, MBBS (HK), PhD (Duke), FHKAM (Orthopaedic Surgery), FHKCOS, FRCSEd, MEd (HK); Assistant Dean (Paedagogy); Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences
Programme Director
Professor Niv G Patil
MBE, MBBS, MS, FRCS, FCSHK, FHKAM (Surgery); Honorary Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
Professor Mai Har Sham
BSc, MPhil (CUHK); PhD (Cantab); Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences
Dr Gordon TC Wong
MBBS (Syd), BSc (Med), MD (HK), FANZCA, FHKCA, FHKAM (Anaesthesiology); Assistant Dean (Admissions); Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology
Dr Brian HY Chung
MBBS (Hons), MRCPCH, DCH (Ireland), FHKAM (Paediatrics), FCCMG (Clinical Genetics), MSc (Genomics and Bioinformatics); Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Dr Angela YM Leung
BN (Deakin), MHA (NSW), PhD (HK), FHKAN (Gerontology); Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Professor Jiangang Shen
PhD; Professor, School of Chinese Medicine
Dr Julian A Tanner
BSc (Brist), PhD (Imperial College, London); Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences
Dr Victoria Tan
MBBS, FRACP, LMCHK, HKCP, HKAM; Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine