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(Co-organised) Gross Negligence Manslaughter (GNM) Seminar and Panel Discussion: Reflections from Different Jurisdictions Adopting Common Law
Category : Seminars
Date : 13 Nov, 2021
Time : 8am-9am (HK Time)
Venue : Pre-recorded Seminar & Interactive Panel Webinar (ZOOM)

Gross Negligence Manslaughter (GNM) Seminar and Panel Discussion: Reflections from Different Jurisdictions Adopting Common Law 

: Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion (CHEP) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) 

Co-organisers: Centre for Medical Ethics and Law (CMEL) of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), New Medico-legal Society of Hong Kong (NMLS)
Supporting Organisations: American College of Legal Medicine, Australasian College of Legal Medicine, and the Asia Pacific Healthcare Division of Allied World Assurance Company Ltd 

Pre-recorded Seminar: Available online for viewing from 5-10 November 2021 
Interactive Panel Webinar: 8am-9am (HKT),  
13 November 2021  (Sat)  

Participants will be invited to submit questions after viewing the pre-recorded webinar. The chairman will organise the questions under different categories and these will be discussed during the interactive panel webinar. 

Target audience: Healthcare and legal professionals interested in medico-legal issues.

Presentations in the Pre-recorded Seminar

  1. Introduction

    by Chairman, Professor Albert Lee 
    Clinical Professor of Public Health and Primary Care and Founding Director of CHEP, CUHK, Accredited Mediator (CEDR-UK)

  2. Reflections on recent Hong Kong cases

    by Ms Tracy Cheung

    Solicitor (Hong Kong and England & Wales), TMed. Company - Medico-legal and Professional Training Consultancy, Accredited Mediator and Honorary Legal Advisor to the Hong Kong Health Education and Promotion Foundation

  3. Reflections from Australian and English cases

    by Professor Roy G Beran
    Consultant Neurologist, Conjoint Professor of Medicine, the University of New South Wales; Professor Griffith University School of Medicine; Professor/Chair Sechenov Moscow First State University; Past President of the Australasian College of Legal Medicine; Vice President of the World Association for Medical Law (WAML)

  4. Sharing from US perspective

    by Dr Monique Anawis
    Medical Director and Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Illinois Attorney General; Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA

  5. Criminal liability for medical negligence resulting in death in Singapore

    by Dr Calvin Ho 

    Co-Director of CMEL and Associate Professor of the Faculty of Law, HKU

  6. Concluding summary and remarks

    by Chairman, Professor Albert Lee

PanellistsProfessor Albert Lee, Ms Tracy Cheung, Professor Roy G Beran, Dr Monique Anawis, Dr Calvin Ho, Mr Hwan Kim (Vice President, Asia Pacific Healthcare Division, Allied World Assurance Company Ltd.) 

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