Co-organized by:

Organizing Committee:

Dr. Chiara BUCCIARELLI-DUCCI

Co-Chair
  • MD, PhD, FESC, FRCP, FSCMR, FACC, FEACVI

  • Dr Bucciarelli-Ducci is a Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor) in Cardiology since 2010 at the University of Bristol and honorary cardiologist at the Bristol Heart Institute, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, United Kingdom. She is the co-Director of the Clinical Research and Imaging Centre (CRIC) Bristol, University of Bristol. She was awarded a PhD in Cardiac Magnetic Resonance at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, UK. In May 2019 she was also appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) with headquarters in the United States. She is the past European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) Vice-President and chair of the cardiac MRI section (2016-2018), within the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Since September 2020, she is the Deputy Editor (Imaging) of the European Heart Journal.

    Dr. Ngai-Yin CHAN

    Co-Chair
    Dr Ngai-Yin Chan was conferred Doctor of Medicine [MD(HKU)] in 2019. He is currently the President of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology, Chief-of-Service and Consultant Physician in Department of Medicine & Geriatrics in Princess Margaret Hospital and North Lantau Hospital. He is an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of Department of Medicine & Therapeutics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. With his outstanding performance both professionally and in the community contribution, he won the Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award in the year of 2006 and the Hong Kong Humanity Award in the year of 2015.

    Program Committee:

    Dr. Carmen Wing-Sze Chan

    Co-Chair
    Dr Carmen Chan was graduated from the University of Hong Kong. She is currently being the Consultant Cardiologist and the Clinical Honorary Associate Professor at Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong.  

    She is sub -specialized in advanced non-invasive cardiac imaging and has undergone one year fellowship training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Apart from providing clinical service, she is also interested and actively involved in clinical researches, guideline and reviewer in several peer group review journals and author of book chapters. She is also a council member of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology and the convener of CMR chapter and Women’s Heart Health Campaign.

    Prof. Vanessa FERREIRA

    Co-Chair
    Professor Vanessa Ferreira is British Heart Foundation Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Deputy Director of the Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR) and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the University of Oxford. She obtained her Bachelor of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Doctor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada). She subsequently obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Oxford. She was a board member of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, and serves on multiple SCMR committees. Prof Ferreira has expertise in quantitative CMR techniques, particularly T1-mapping.

    Organizing Committee:

    Program Committee:

    Dr. Chiara BUCCIARELLI-DUCCI

    Co-Chair
  • MD, PhD, FESC, FRCP, FSCMR, FACC, FEACVI

  • Dr Bucciarelli-Ducci is a Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor) in Cardiology since 2010 at the University of Bristol and honorary cardiologist at the Bristol Heart Institute, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, United Kingdom. She is the co-Director of the Clinical Research and Imaging Centre (CRIC) Bristol, University of Bristol. She was awarded a PhD in Cardiac Magnetic Resonance at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, UK. In May 2019 she was also appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) with headquarters in the United States. She is the past European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) Vice-President and chair of the cardiac MRI section (2016-2018), within the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Since September 2020, she is the Deputy Editor (Imaging) of the European Heart Journal.

    Dr. Ngai-Yin CHAN

    Co-Chair
    Dr Ngai-Yin Chan was conferred Doctor of Medicine [MD(HKU)] in 2019. He is currently the President of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology, Chief-of-Service and Consultant Physician in Department of Medicine & Geriatrics in Princess Margaret Hospital and North Lantau Hospital. He is an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of Department of Medicine & Therapeutics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. With his outstanding performance both professionally and in the community contribution, he won the Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award in the year of 2006 and the Hong Kong Humanity Award in the year of 2015.

    Dr. Carmen Wing-Sze Chan

    Co-Chair
    Dr Carmen Chan was graduated from the University of Hong Kong. She is currently being the Consultant Cardiologist and the Clinical Honorary Associate Professor at Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong.  

    She is sub -specialized in advanced non-invasive cardiac imaging and has undergone one year fellowship training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Apart from providing clinical service, she is also interested and actively involved in clinical researches, guideline and reviewer in several peer group review journals and author of book chapters. She is also a council member of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology and the convener of CMR chapter and Women’s Heart Health Campaign.

    Prof. Vanessa FERREIRA

    Co-Chair
    Professor Vanessa Ferreira is British Heart Foundation Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Deputy Director of the Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR) and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the University of Oxford. She obtained her Bachelor of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Doctor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada). She subsequently obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Oxford. She was a board member of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, and serves on multiple SCMR committees. Prof Ferreira has expertise in quantitative CMR techniques, particularly T1-mapping.

    Honorary Advisors:

    Dr. Kam-Tim Chan

  • MBBS (HK), FHKCP, FACC, FRCP ( Lond, Edin, Glasg )
  • Dr. Kam Tim Chan graduated in University of HK with Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1985. He is currently the Consultant Cardiologist of Queen Elizabeth Hospital, which is the center performing the highest volume of complex coronary and structural heart diseases intervention in HK. Dr. Chan has extensive administrative and clinical experiences in interventional cardiology. He is the past president of HK College of Cardiology and throughout these years; he is dedicated to uphold the professional standard of Cardiology practice by organizing continuous medical education activities to colleagues and actively involved in community heart health promotion.

    Dr. Yuk-Kong LAU

  • Immediate Past President, Hong Kong College of Cardiology
  • Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong
  • Honorary Consultant, Ruttonjee & Tang Shiu Kin Hospitals
  • MBBS (HK), FHKCP, FHKAM (Medicine), FRCP (London & Edinburgh), FACC
  • Dr Lau undertook 3-year cardiology training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/UCLA. He served in Grantham, Queen Mary, and then as the Consultant & Head of Cardiology of Ruttonjee Hospital for over twenty years. Dr Lau dedicates himself in promoting top quality professional training. He is the Founding Chair & currently the Program Co-Director of the international biannual Echo Hong Kong conference since 1997. He had been the Chair of the scientific committee and then the Chair (2006-2010) of Hong Kong Public Hospital Cardiologists Association.   During his presidency for the Hong Kong College of Cardiology (2017-2019), Dr Lau pioneered to organize the HKCC Core Cardiology Certificate Course. He actively recruits young enthusiastic colleagues for the College leadership.

    Committee Members:

    Dr. Anna KY
    Chan

    Dr. Ronnie Hiu-Lam Chan

    Dr Ronnie Chan is an Associate Consultant in the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong. She is a Fellow of the Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance, a Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology and a member of the Scientific Committee of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology.  

    She is the Convenor of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Chapter and an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong.

    Dr. Stephen Chi-Wai Cheung

    Dr. Cheung is a consultant radiologist at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong with special interest in cardiovascular CT, MR and aortic interventions.   He is keen about training young radiologists and has started the cardiovascular imaging subspecialty training program under the Hong Kong College of Radiologists.   He is also active internationally, participating in various conferences organised by SCMR, EACVI and ASCI as speakers and moderators. 

    Dr. Cally Ka-Lai Ho

    Dr Cally Ho is the Consultant Cardiac Surgeon currently working in Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery of Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong.
    Dr Ho obtained her degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in year 2000, and she obtained her Master of Medical Sciences in year 2011 from The University of Hong Kong.
    She had her cardiothoracic surgical training in Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong since year 2004 and obtained her Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong in year 2008. Afterwards she went to Papworth Hospital in United Kingdom to specialised her training in Heart & Lung Transplantation and ventricular assist device. Her special interests are heart transplantation, lung transplantation, ventricular assist device, mechanical circulatory support, aortic surgery and complex redo valve surgery. She is actively involved in the aortic registry and also in the development of heart & lung transplantation & VAD programs in the department.

    Dr. Eleanor Wei-Sze Lee

    Dr. Lee Wei Sze Eleanor obtained her MbChB degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003. She holds Fellowship of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Medicine), Fellowship of the Hong Kong College of Physicians (Cardiology) and is Fellow of Hong Kong College of Cardiology. In 2013, she was granted the Lee Po Chun Charitable Trust Fund, Overseas Postgraduate Study and Professional Training Scholarships and underwent overseas training specializing in cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging at Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom. She is currently an associate consultant in Department of Medicine, North District Hospital, Hong Kong.

    Mr. Danny Leung

    Mr. Leung is a registered Part I Radiographer (D) of Hong Kong Radiographers' Board. He practices and manages multiple imaging modalities & oncological services as the Director of Diagnostic Imaging and Oncology Centre of Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Stubbs Road. He is also the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Radiological Technologists’ Association, and founding committee member (VP for Professional Affairs) & member of Hong Kong Colleague of Radiographers & Radiation Therapists. Mr. Leung is also the members of multiple international professional organizations such as SMRT, RSNA, ISRRT, etc.

    Dr. Andrew Ying-Wah Li

  • MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin).
  • Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary), Dept of Medicine & Therapeutics, CUHK
  • Associate consultant and Director of Echo laboratory at United Christian Hospital
  • Council member, HK Public Hospital Cardiologists Association

  • Dr Li completed his cardiovascular imaging fellowship in cardiac MRI, CT and Echo at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia. He has authored peer-review publications in journals including European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, American Journal of Medicine, Heart, and Clinical Radiology. He is a fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (FSCMR), and holds Cardiovascular Board Certification of Cardiac CT (CBCCT).

    Dr. Ming-Yen NG

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Hong Kong
  • Division Chief of Cardiac Imaging at the HKU– Shenzhen Hospital, China
  • HKU Cardiac Imaging MOOC Course Director

  • Dr. Ng is a fellow of the SCMR and vice-chair of the SCMR’s education committee. He serves on the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography’s (SCCT) corporate relations committee and is an Associate Editor of the SCCT’s official journal - Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.
    He has published multiple cardiothoracic imaging papers in journals including JACC Cardiovascular Imaging, Circulation Cardiovascular Imaging, European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging and Radiology.

    Dr. Jeffrey Ka-Tak Wong

    Dr Wong graduated from Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1995 and received radiology training in Prince of Wales Hospital from 1997. He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) in 2000 and Fellowship of the Hong Kong College of Radiologists (FHKCR) and Fellowship of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine [FHKAM (Radiology)] in 2003. Currently he is working as the Chief of Service of Department of Imaging & Interventional Radiology, Prince of Wales Hospital and Honorary Associate Professor, Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His special interests include Non-invasive Cardiovascular Imaging and Interventional Radiology. Apart from clinical service provision, Dr Wong has published more than one hundred scientific articles in local / international peer-reviewed journals and as editor of four Radiology books.

    Mr. Lawrance Kai-Chiu YIP

    Lawrance Yip completed radiography training in Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He specialized in MRI and acquired Master degree in Magnetic Resonance Technology from University of Queensland, Australia. Currently, he is Department Manager in charge of Radiographic service and Senior Radiographer taking care of MRI service of Department of Radiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong as well as Director of MRI Faculty of Hong Kong College of Radiographers and Radiation Therapists. He has conducted numerous presentations on various topics of MRI at local or overseas seminars and conferences. His main interest is in cardiovascular, body and neurological MRI applications.

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