Past Scientific Conferences

1976-2016


1976 ACMS Semiannual Scientific Meeting

Date: July 31, 1976

Place: Tamiment Resort, Tamiment, PA

Conference Chair: Paul N. Yu, M.D.

Program: Recent Advances in Cardiology

Listing of Scientific Program:

-       Expanded Scope of Pediatric Cardiology by Wan Ngo Lim, M.D., Cornell University Medical College

-       Diagnosis of Cardiac Lesions by Echocardiography by Navin Nanda, M.D., University of Rochester Medical Center

-       Diagnosis and Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias and Conduction Defects by C.S. Kuo, M.D., University of Kentucky Medical Center

-       Current Status of Cardiac Bypass Surgery by Paul N. Yu, M.D., University of Rochester Medical Center


1976 ACMS Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: December 12, 1976

Place: Barbizon Plaza Hotel, New York, NY

Conference Chair: Eddy C.K. Tong, M.D.

Program: Recent Advances in Plastic Surgery (Keynote Address)

By Mark K.H. Wang, M.D. Albany Medical College

Scientific Award Lecture: CNS Involvement in Cardiovascular Diseases, Two Experimental Approaches, by S. C. Wang, M.D., Ph.D., Columbia University)


1977 ACMS Semiannual Scientific Meeting

Date: July 2, 1977

Place: The Gideon Putnam Saratoga Spa, Saratoga Springs, NY

Conference Chairs: Eddy C.K. Tong, M.D & Pei Fei Lee, M.D.

Program: Symposia on Recent Advances in Medicine

-        Clinical Experience with Colonoscopy by Kwang Tzen Wu, M.D., Albany Medical College

 

1977 ACMS Annual Scientific Meeting

Scientific Award Lecture: Beta-adrenergic Blocking Agent in Coronary Heart Disease, by Peter Kuo, M.D., Rutgers Medical School

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1978 ACMS Summer Scientific Meeting

Joint Meeting with the Chinese Medical and Health Association, Washington, DC

Date: June 16, 1978

Place: Harpers Ferry, W.VA

Conference Chair: Kun Yen Huang, M.D., Ph.D. and Shu Chien, M.D., Ph.D. 

Program: Recent Advances in Medicine

Listing of Scientific Program:

-       Recent Advances in Clinical Virology by Kun Yen Huang, M.D., George Washington University

-       The Use of New Antibiotic Agents for Chronic Pulmonary Diseases by Nancy Huang, M.D., St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

-       Myasthenia Gravis: Autoimmune Disease against Acetylcholine Receptor  by Ing Kao, M.D., Johns Hopkins University

-       Management of Spinal Cord Injury by Carl L. Kao, M.D., Georgetown University Hospital

-       Pain:  Its Anatomy, Physiology and Neurosurgical Treatment by Choh-Luh Li, M.D., Ph.D.   

-       Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatocellular Carcinoma by Juei-Low Sung, M.D.  

-       Hemodynamics  in Cardiovascular Diseases by Shu-Chien, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Physiology,  Columbia University

-       Detection of Side Effects of Psychoactive Drugs in Animals by Helen Yen Koo, Ph.D., Food and Drug Administration, Washington, D.C.

-       Prostaglandins: Recent Advances and Clinical Significance by Hsueh hwa Wang, M.D., Department of Pharmacology, Columbia University

-       Recent Developments in Computerized Tomography by H. K. Huang, D.Sc., Departments of Physiology and Biophysics and Anatomy, Georgetown University

-       Water Soluble Contrast Materials with Conventional Neuroradiology and  C.T. Scanning by Joseph P. Lin, M.D., NYU School of Medicine

-       Medical Information Systems by Paul Chang, M.D.,M.P.H.,  George Washington University


1978 ACMS Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 18, 1978

Place: Barbizon Plaza Hotel, New York City

Conference Chair: Joseph P. Lin, M.D.

Program: Symposia on Blood Dyscrasias, on Metabolic Disorders and on Lung Diseases

Listing of Scientific Program: Symposium on Blood Dyscrasias

-Recent Studies on the Therapy of Sickle Cell Anemia by Henry Chang, M.D.

-Progress in Acute Leukemia Management  by Timothy S. Gee, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College

-Pitfalls and Limitations of Computerized Tomography in Neurological Disorders by K. York Chynn, M.D., Clinical Professor of Radiology, Columbia University

Symposium on Metabolic Disorders

-Current Status of Amino Acid Metabolic Disorders by Vivian E-an Shih, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital

-Insulin Receptors in Disease by Len C. Harrison, M.D., Visiting Scientist, National Institutes of Health

Pulmonary Edema

-Acute Pulmonary Edema by Wen-Hsien Wu, M.D., Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, New York University School of Medicine

-Quantitation of Abnormalities of  Distribution in Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease by Thomas King, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College

Scientific Award Lecture: Narcotics and Narcotic Antagonists by Shih Hsun Ngai, M.D., Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology, Columbia University Dinner: China Pavilion Restaurant, New York, NY



1979 ACMS Summer Scientific Meeting

Joint Meeting with The Chinese Medical Health Association
Date: July 14, 1979
Place: Tamiment Lodge, Tamiment, PA
Conference Chair: Joseph P. Lin, M.D.
Program: Symposia on Infectious Diseases, on Stroke, and on Thyroid Diseases (ß?? Is this exact wording?)
Listing of Scientific Program:
Symposium on Infectious Diseases
-       Choice of Antibiotics by Donald Armstrong, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
-       Interferon by Kim-Yen Huang, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology, George Washington University
Symposium on Stroke
-       Prevention and Rehabilitation of Stroke by Wu-Shung Chiu, M.D., National Cancer Institute
-       Surgical Treatment of Stroke by Carl C. Kao, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Anatomy, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Symposium on Thyroid Diseases    
-       Recent Advances in Thyroid Diseases by Jir Shiong Tsai, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine
-       Radionuclide  Studies of Thyroid Disease by Wilfrido M. Sy, M.D., Chief of Nuclear Medicine, Brooklyn Hospital, NY
-       Fine Needle Biopsy in Diagnosis of Thyroid Disease by Elizabeth Chu, M.D., National Cancer Institute
-       Electron Microscopic Studies of Neck Tumors by Shi-Kung Peng, M.D., Associate Professor of Pathology, Albany Medical College
-       Surgical Aspects of Thyroid Disorders by K. T. Wu, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Albany Medical College


1979 ACMS Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 17, 1979
Place: New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Shu Chien, M.D., Ph.D.
Program: Symposium on Oncology and Symposium on Cardiovascular Diseases
Listing of Scientific Program:
Symposium on Oncology
-       The Role of Steroid Receptors in Human Breast Cancer by Sin Hang Lee, M.D., Professor of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine
-       Chronic Active Hepatitis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma by Chin Yang Tsai, M.D., Associate Director of Laboratories, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
-       CEA Marker in the Management of Colonic Cancer by Patrick Chang, M.D., Surgical Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
-       Fungus Infection and Cancer of the Esophagus by Shu Hao Hsia, M.D. Visiting Scientist, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
-       Recent Advances in Adult Solid Tumor Chemotherapy by Edgar Cheng, M.D., Assistant Attending Physician, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Symposium on Cardiovascular Diseases
-       Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine by Hsien Wen Ju, M.D., Chief of Radiology, US Public Health Hospital, Staten Island, NY
-       Arrhythmia in Children by Wan Ngo Lim, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Cornell University Medical College
-       Choice of Pacemakers by Kenneth Sze, M.D., Attending Surgeon, Beekman Hospital, NY
-       Recognition and Management of Angina Pectoris - Current Status of Coronary Re-vascularization  by Paul Yu, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine
-       Current Status of Coronary Bypass Surgery by Chin B. Yeoh, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Columbia University
Scientific Award Lecture: Nutritional Support in Hospital Patients by Hsien Chang Meng, M.D., Professor  of Physiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Dinner: Chun Chia Fu Restaurant, New York, NY



1980 ACMS Summer Scientific Meeting

Joint meeting with The Chinese Medical & Health Association

Dates: July 11-13, 1980
Place: Sheraton Valley Forge, King of Prussia, PA
Conference Chair: Samuel D. J. Yeh, M.D.
Program: Symposia on Recent Advances in Medicine

Listing of Scientific Program:

Clinical Medicine
-       Community Medicine in Chinatown, NY by Margaret Teng Lee, M.D., Medical Director, Chinatown Health Clinic
-       Hip Replacement by Chia Ching Li, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon, Washington, D.C.
-       Drug Interactions by Richard I.H. Wang, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology, Medical College of Wisconsin
-       Vitrectomy in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy by Stanley Chang, M.D. Professor of Ophthalmology, Columbia University
-       Pancreatic Pseudocyst by Han-Yu Shen, M.D. Instructor of Surgery, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.
Basic Medicine
-       A New Class of Intercellular Messengers in the Nervous System by Y. Peng Loh, Ph.D., Acting Chief, Section on Functional Neurochemistry, Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health
-       Endorphin and Acupuncture Analgesia by An-Zong Zhang, M.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology, First Shanghai Medical College, People’s Republic of China
-       Some Aspects of Controversy in Psychiatry by Kun-Hung Huang, M.D., Staff Psychiatrist, Veterans’ Administration Hospital, Washington, D.C.
-       Clinical Significance of Vasopressin (ADH) by Wen Hsien Wu, M.D., Professor and Chief of Anesthesiology, New Jersey Medical College
Medical Sciences
-       Natural History of Oncogenic Viruses: Environmental, Genetic and Immunologic Aspects by Kenneth S.S. Chang, M.D., D.Sc., Chief, Section on Oncogenesis, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
-       Recent Advances in Neutrophil Physiology by Min-Fu Tsan, M.D.,Ph.D., Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
-       Studies on Thymosin by Teresa L. K. Low, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor of Biochemistry, George Washington University
-       Structure and Function of Human C-Reactive Protein by Darrell T. Liu, Ph.D., Acting Director of  Division of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Food & Drug Administration
-       Double Contrast Method to Detect Early Gastric Cancer by Xin-Rong Chen, M.D., Associate Professor of Radiology, First Shanghai Medical College, People’s Republic of China


ACMS 1980 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 8, 1980
Place: New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Samuel D.J. Yeh, M.D.
Program: Diagnostic Radiology (Panel Discussion), Symposium on Hypertension, and Dermatology (Panel Discussion)
Listing of Scientific Program:
Panel Discussion on Diagnostic Radiology: Panelists: Tak-Ching Lau, M.D., Associate Attending Radiologist,  Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, NY; Eddy C.K. Tong, M.D., Director of Radiology, North General Hospital, New York; and Hsu Chong Yeh, M.D., Associate Professor of Radiology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Symposium on Hypertension
-       Recent Development of Anti-Hypertensive Drugs and PharmacologicalBasis for their Action by Hsueh hwa Wang, M.D., Professor of Pharmacology, Columbia University
-       Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure by C. S, Liang, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Boston University School of Medicine
-       Hypertension in Children by Julie Chao, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Loyola University College of Medicine
-       Hypertension Update  by Peter T. Kuo, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Rutgers Medical School
-       Pathology of Vascular Retinopathy and Papilledema by Mark Tso, M.D.
Panel Discussion on Dermatology. Panelists, Evelyn D. Linn, M.D., Associate Attending Dermatologist, Beth Israel Hospital and Beekman Downtown Hospital; Gloria Ong, M.D., Associate Attending Dermatologist, Beth Israel Hospital and Beekman Downtown Hospital;  Bijan Safai, M.D., Chief of Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


Scientific Award Lecture: The Role of Blood Cells in Blood Flow by Shu Chien, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Physiology, Columbia University
Dinner: Peking Park Restaurant, New York, NY


1981 ACMS Semiannual Meeting
(Jointly sponsored by the Boston Chapter)

Date: July 11-12, 1981
Place: Dunfrey Hyannis Hotel, Cape Cod, MA
Conference Chair: Hsueh hwa Wang, M.D.
Program: Infectious Diseases Update, Recent Advances in Radiological Diagnosis, Psychiatric Treatment of Chinese Americans, and panel discussion on Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Pain
Listing of Scientific Program:
Infectious Disease Update
-       Infectious Diseases among Immigrants and Refugees– Experiences at the Chinatown Health Clinic by Margaret T. Lee, M.D., Medical Director, Chinatown Health Clinic, New York, NY
-       Antimicrobial Associated Diarrhea and Enterocolitis by T.W. Chang, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Recent Advances in Radiological Diagnosis
-       The Use of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology by M.N. Yeh, M.D., Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University
-       Positron Emission Tomography by Samuel  D.J. Yeh, M.D., Associate Professor  of Clinical Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
Psychiatric Treatment of Chinese Americans
-       Clinical Manifestations and Treatment Issues by Albert Gaw, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine
-       The Search for Peace of Heart- Psychotherapeutic Issues by P. Yin, M.D., Staff Psychiatrist, Brooklyn VA Medical Center
Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Pain (Panel Discussion). Panelists: J.C. Yang, M.D., T.C. Peng, M.D., S.J. Yue, M.D., W.H.Wu, M.D., X.Y. Wei, M.D., Y.C. Yin, M.D. and H.H. Wang, M.D.


1981 ACMS Annual Scientific Meeting


Date: December 5, 1981
Place: New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Dorothy C. Yang, M.D.
Program: Symposia on Pediatrics, Drug Therapy, and Nuclear Medicine.
Listing of Scientific Program:
Symposium on Pediatrics
-       Diagnosis of Chronic Cough in the Pediatric Age by Nancy Huang, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Temple University School of Medicine
-       The Use of Echocardiogram in the Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease by Lena Liu, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, NYU School of Medicine
Symposium on Drug Therapy and Drug Interactions
-       Recent Advances in the Therapy of Thalassemias by Joseph Graziano, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Columbia University
-       Interaction of Cardiac and Vascular Drugs by Hsueh hwa Wang, M.D., Professor of Pharmacology, Columbia University
-       Drug Interaction during General Anesthesia and Surgery by Shih Hsun Ngai, M.D., Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology, Columbia University
Symposium on Nuclear Medicine
-       Current Status on Nuclear Medicine Diagnostic Procedures by Wilfrido M. Sy, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology, SUNY Downstate Medical School, Brooklyn, NY
-       Positron Emission Tomography by Samuel D. J. Yeh, M.D., Associate Professor  of Clinical Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
-       The Use of Nuclear Medicine in Therapy by Theodore S. T. Wang, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology, Columbia University
Scientific Award Lecture: Cancer, Epidemiology and the Chinese by Stuart H. Q. Quan, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Cornell University Medical College
Dinner: Hung Gung Restaurant, New York, NY


1982 ACMS Semiannual Meeting

Date: June 26, 1982
Place: Berkshire Hilton Inn, Pittsfield, MA
Conference Chair: C. H. Chang, M.D.
Program: Symposia on Geriatrics, on Endocrine Dysfunction, and on Clinical Cancer Treatment Update
Listing of Scientific Program:                       
Symposium on Geriatrics
-       Alzheimer-Senile Dementia Complex (ASD) and Randt Memory Test by Sun-Hoo Foo, M.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology, NYU Medical School.
-       Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) by Kai-Ming Chen, M.D., Attending Urologist, St. Vincent’s Medical Center
-       Geriatric Rehabilitation by Shyh Jong Yue, M.D., Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine (Emeritus), Columbia University
-       Examples of Self-Care Program in Geriatrics by William Lowe, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School
Clinical Cancer Treatment Update
-       Bladder Cancer by Benjamin Peng, M.D., Professor of Clinical Urology, SUNY Downstate University Medical School
-       Cancer of the Stomach, Today by Man-Hei Shiu, M.D. Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Cornell University Medical College
-       Surgical Management of Cancer of the Colon by Thomas K.T. Wu, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Albany Medical College
Symposium on Endocrine Dysfunction
-       Clinical and Laboratory Diagnosis of Benign Thyroid Disorders by Jir-Shiong Tsai, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, NYU Medical School
-       Galactorrhea, Amenorrhea and Pituitary Prolactinoma , Therapeutic Considerations  by Chu Huai Chang, M.D., Professor of Radiology, Columbia University
-       Recent Progress in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus by Ching Hui Wu, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine


1982 ACMS Annual Scientific Meeting


Date: November 13, 1982
Place: College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Chu-Huai Chang, M.D.

Program: Symposia on High Technology in Biology and Medicine, and on Contraception
Listing of the Program:
Symposium on High Technology in Biology and Medicine
-       Some New Aspects of Interventional Radiology by Eddy C.K. Tong, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
-       Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Imaging in Medicine by Sadek K. Hilal, M.D. ,Ph.D., Professor of Radiology, Columbia University
-       Monoclonal Antibodies  and Their Application  by Soldeno Ferrone, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Surgery, Columbia University
-       Genetic Engineering and its Applications  by Huey L. Yang, Ph.D., Associate Director, Recombinant DNA,  Enzo Biochemical Laboratory, NY
Symposium on Contraception
-       Surgical Aspects of Contraception  by  Livia S. Y. Wan, M.D., Associate Professor of OBS/GYN, NYU School of Medicine
-       Mechanical Aspects of Contraception by Ming-Neng Yeh, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of OBS/GYN,  Columbia University
-       Evolution of Female Hormonal Contraception by Jen-Ta Shen, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor  of OBS/GYN, Columbia University
-       Recent Development of Male Hormonal Contraceptives  by Chin-Chuan Chang, Ph.D., Scientist, Population Council, Center for Biomedical Research, Rockefeller University
Scientific Award Lecture: An Overview of the Studies of Gout and Hyper-uricemia by Tsai-Fan Yu, M.D. Research Professor of Medicine (Emeritus), Mt. Sinai School of Medicine


1983 ACMS Semiannual Scientific Meeting


Date: June 25, 1983
Place: Concord Resort Hotel, Kiamesha Lake, NY
Conference Chair: Chu-Huai Chang, M.D.
Program: Symposia on Liver Diseases and on Sports Medicine, Topics on Hematology
Listing of the Programs:
Symposium on Liver Diseases
-       Viral Hepatitis update and the Hepatitis Vaccine by Lilian Chiu, M.D., Associate in Clinical Pediatrics, Columbia University
-       Complications of  Hepatic Failure and their Management by Hsien Kwang Liu, M.D., Attending Physician, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
-       Diagnosis and Chemotherapy of Primary Hepatoma by Edgar Cheng, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
-       Surgical Management of Primary Hepatoma by Man-Hei Shiu, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Cornell University Medical College
Topics on Hematology

-       The Clinical Significance and Mechanism of Platelet Aggregation  by Larry Leung, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
-       The Kinetic Distribution of Platelets in Man by Min-Fu Tsan, M.D., Professor of Physiology and Medicine, Albany Medical College
-       Surface Markers and Monoclonal Antibodies in the Diagnosis of Leukemias and Lymphomas by Jack Sun, M.D., Associate Professor of Pathology, Cornell University Medical College
Symposium on Sports Medicine
-       Head, Spinal and other Serious Injuries in Sports  by Thomas Wickiewicz, M.D.,  Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Cornell University Medical College
-       Elbow and other Common Injuries by Shyh-Jong Yue, M.D., Associate Professor of Rehabilitation  Medicine (Emeritus), Columbia University.
-       Ligamentous and other Injuries of the Knee by Ching-Jen Wang, M.D. Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery, St. Francis Medical Center


1983 ACMS Annual Scientific Meeting

(Twentieth Anniversary Meeting)

Date:  October 16, 1983
Place: Columbia University, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Chu-Huai Chang, M.D.
Program: Panel Discussion on Acupuncture Update, on Pain and Basic Mechanism of Pain Relief
Listing of the Program:
Panel on Acupuncture Update, Pain and Basic Mechanism of Pain Relief
-        Chronic Pain, A National Health Problem by Lorenz K.Y. Ng, M.D., Medical Director, Washington Pain Center, Washington, DC
-        Endogenous Opioid System in the Brain by Gavril W. Pasternak, M.D.,Ph.D.,  Associate Professor of Neurology and Pharmacology, Cornell University Medical College
Scientific Award Lecture (1): Beta-Endorphins: A Pituitary Hormone with Morphine-like Activity by Choh-hao Li, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Endocrinology, University of California
Scientific Award Lecture (2): Brain Imaging from Square One by Shelley N. Chou, M.D., Ph.D., Professor  of Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota
The Anniversary Benefit Concert was held at 2 PM in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, featuring Lynn Chang, Violinist, Chin Hwa Chiang, Soprano, Joyce Chung and Daming Zhu, Pianists
Dinner: Shun Lee West Restaurant, New York, NY


1984 ACMS Annual Scientific Meeting

Date:  November 10, 1984
Place: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY
Conference Chair: David T.W. Chiu, M.D.
Program: Symposia on Vascular and Neuro-Microsurgery, and AIDS
Listing of the Program:
Symposium on Vascular Micro-Surgery
-       Upper Extremity Replantation by David T.W. Chiu, M.D.
-       Lower Extremity Replantation by William Shaw, M.D.
-       Body Replantation, by David T.W. Chiu, M.D.
Symposium on Neuro-Microsurgery
-       Principles of Nerve Grafting by David T.W. Chiu, M.D. and William Shaw, M.D.
AIDS
-       Clinical Aspect  by Thomas King, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
-       Research Related to AIDS by Te-Wen Chang, M.D.
Scientific Award Lecture: Pathology of the Photoreceptor Cells. How Light Damages our Vision by Mark O.M. Tso, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois School of Medicine
Dinner: Peking Park Restaurant, New York, NY


1985 ACMS Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 9, 1985
Place: New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Lillian K. Chen, M.D.
Program: Updates in Ophthalmology and Radiotherapy
Listing of the Program:
Update in Ophthalmology
-       Laser Therapy in Glaucoma by Newton B. Chin, M.D.
-       Laser Therapy in Cataract by Wing Chu, M.D.
-       Yag Laser Therapy by Raymond Fong, M.D.
-       Photo Coagulation in Retina Disease by Stanley Chang, M.D.
Update in Radiotherapy by C.H. Chang, M.D.
Update in MRI and CT-scan by Joseph Lee, M.D.
Scientific Award Lecture, Use of New Chemotherapeutic Agents in Pediatric Patients by Charlotte Tan, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Cornell University Medical College.

Dinner: Peng Teng Restaurant, New York, NY



The 3rd Conference on Health Problems 

Related to the 

Chinese in America


(Hosted by CAMS)

Dates:  August 23-24, 1986
Place: Vista International Hotel, New York, NY  
Conference Chair: Wen-Hsien Wu, M.D.
Program: Seven Symposia
Listing of the Program:
Symposium I. Psychiatric Problems of Chinese Americans
-       Psychiatric Care of Chinese Americans by Albert Gaw, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine
-       Self Image of Chinese American Adolescents by Dorothy Yang, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Downstate Medical School
-       Alcoholism in the Chinese by William Liu, Ph.D., Director, Pacific/Asian Mental Health Research Center, Chicago, IL.
-       Chinese /American Cross Culture Psychological Adjustment with emphasis on the Elderly by Marcus Lim, M.D., Consultant, NY State Dept of Social Services, Disability Determination Office
Symposium II Traditional Medicine and Acupuncture.
-       Toxic and Inappropriate  Ingredients of Chinese Medicine sold in New York Chinatown  by Lilian Chiu, M.D., Pediatrician, Babies Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
-       Chinese Plant Anti-tumor and Anti-malaria Agents by Kuo-Hsiung Lee, Ph.D., Professor  of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina
-       Pain, Central-Stimulation Theory: Acupuncture  and Laser by Wen-Hsien Wu, M.D., Professor of  Anesthesiology, New Jersey Medical School
-       Acupuncture in Office Practice: Personal Experience by Shyh-Jong Yue, M.D. Consultant, Rehabilitation Service, St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center.
Symposium III Hypertension and Diabetes.
-       Panel Presentation and Discussion on the Chinese Diet
(1)  Chinese Diet and Hypertension  by Stephen Louie, M.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
(2)  Chinese Diet and Diabetes by Jir Shiong Tsai, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, NYU Medical School
(3)  A Dietitian’s Point of View by Janice Louie, R.D., M.S., Nutritional  Consultant, San Francisco Bay Area
(4)  Composition and Constituents of some Typical Chinese Meals by William Lowe, M.D., Associate Professor  of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School
-       Control of  Hyperlipidemia in Coronary Artery Disease by Peter Kuo, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Rutgers School of Medicine
-       Recent Advances in Anti-hypertensive Therapy by Thomas Hui, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University
-       Recent Advances in Diabetes Mellitus by Tah-Hsiung Hsu, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Symposium IV Recent Advances in Ophthalmology pertaining to Chinese Americans in the U.S.
-       Common Eye Disorders Among Chinese and their Management by Paul Huang, M.D. Professor of Ophthalmology, National Taiwan University.
-       Myopia and Radial Keratotomy  by Te-Tsaw Chen, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, Taipei Medical College
-       Ophthalmic Plastics and Reconstruction in the Orientals by Don Liu, M.D., Chief, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstruction Service, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
-       Lasers in Ophthalmology with Emphasis on Panretinal Photo-coagulation in the Management of Diabetic Retinopathy  by Kang Y. Lee, M.D., Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Kansas School of Medicine
-       Retinal Disorders with Emphasis on Macular Degeneration by Mei Mei Chang, M.D., Associate Professor  of Ophthalmology, Albany Medical College
-       Primary Eye Disorders Among the Chinese in New York City by Newton Chin, M.D., Associate Professor  in Clinical Ophthalmology, NYU School of Medicine
-       Common Neuro-ophthalmologic Disorders Among Chinese in the San Francisco Bay Area by L. Eric Leung, M.D., Attending Staff, Chinese Hospital, San Francisco
-       Summary of  Symposium with Tips on How to Protect your Eyes by Pei-fei Lee, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, Albany Medical College
Symposium V. Cancer
-       Epidemiological Observations of Cancer in Chinese by Frederic Lee, M.D., Head, Clinical Study Section, National Cancer Institute
-       Chinese Diet and Cancer by Chung S. Yang, M.D., Professor of  Biochemistry, New Jersey Medical School
-       Nutrition and Cancer Chemotherapy  by Charlotte Tan, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Cornell University Medical College
Symposium VI. Dental Problems of the Chinese
-       Dental Caries (ß typo??) in the Chinese by Winston Chen, D.D.S., Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Columbia University
-       Periodontal Problems in the Chinese by Benjamin Yeh, D.D.S., Clinical Assistant Professor , School of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Columbia University
-       Orthodontal Problems in the Chinese by Frank Eng, D.D.S., Clinical Instructor, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY
Symposium VII. Epidemiological Studies.
-       Health Status of Chinese Americans in New York City  by Harold Chin, B.S., M.A., Education Director, Chinatown Health Clinic, New York, NY
-       Hypertension in the New York Chinese Community by Chuck W. Lee, B.S., RN-C. RPA-C, Clinical Coordinator, Chinatown Health Clinic, New York , NY
-       Parasitic Diseases in the New York City Chinatown Area by Margaret Lee, M.D., Clinical Coordinator, US Public Health Service, Region 2
-       Health and Nutritional Status of Elderly Chinese Americans at South Cove Clinic, Boston by Elaine S.K. Choi, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Community Health and Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine
Dinner: Windows of the World, World Trade Center, New York, NY


CAMS 1986 Annual Scientific Meeting


Date: November 15, 1986
Place: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY
Conference Chair: David T.W. Chiu, M.D.
Theme: AIDS
Listing of the Program:
-       Epidemiology of AIDS and Infection Control Measures by Te-Wen Chang, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
-       Immunology of Anti-Viral Agents of AIDS by Jonathan W.M. Goal, M.D., Assistant Attending Physician of Infectious Disease Services, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
-       Clinical Aspects of AIDS and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections by Thomas King, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
-       Pathology of AIDS  by John K.H. Li, M.D., Associate Professor of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
-       Testing for HTLV-III, by John K.H. Li, M.D., Associate Professor of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
-       Changes in Health Care System by  Jacob C. Y. Huang, M.D., Director, Family Medicine and Public Health Medicine, Jefferson Health Department
Scientific Award Lecture: Glaucoma, Past, Present and Future by Pei-Fei Lee, M.D., Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Albany Medical College
Dinner:  Peking Park Restaurant, New York, NY



CAMS 1987 Semiannual Scientific Meeting


Date: June 27-28, 1987
Place: Skytop Lodge, Skytop, PA
Program:
-       Recent Advances in Hand Surgery
-       Cosmetic Surgery, Diagnosis
-       Treatment of Renal stones
-       Neonatology and Perinatology


CAMS 1987 Annual Scientific Meeting


Date: November 21, 1987
Place: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
Conference Chair: David T.W. Chiu, M.D.
Listing of the Program:
-       Symposium on Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
-       Pain Symposium
Scientific Award Lecture: Clostridium Difficile Disease: A Decade of Reminiscence by Te-Wen Chang, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dinner: Chez Vong, New York, NY


CAMS 1988 Semiannual Scientific Meeting


Date:  July 2, 1988
Place: Arrowhead Conference Center, Ryebrook, NY
Conference Chair: Stanley Chang, M.D.
Program:  Symposium on Cardiovascular Disease
Listing of the Program:
-       Kawasaki’s Disease by Eric Poon, M.D., Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology, Cornell University Medical College.
-       Advances in Cardiac Anesthesia by Fun-Sun Yao, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, Cornell University Medical College.
-       The Epidemiology of Plasma High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Elderly Chinese Americans by Elaine S.K. Choi, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Community Health & Pediatrics, Tufts University Medical School
-       Advances in Lipid-Lowering Therapy by Thomas Hui, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Temple University.
-       Reperfusion Therapy in the Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction by Calvin Eng, M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
-       Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in the Management of Heart Failure by Chang-Seng Liang, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of Rochester.
-       Cardiac Surgery by Chin-Bor Yeoh, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Columbia University
-       Special Discussion on Admission Policies concerning Chinese Americans at Universities and Medical Schools by William Lowe, M.D., Professor of Medicine, New Jersey College of Medicine, Newark, NJ and Waldo Feng, Medical Student at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.


CAMS 1988 Annual Scientific Meeting

(hosted by the CAMS Greater Boston Chapter)

Date:  November 12, 1988
Place: Four Season’s Hotel, Boston, MA
Conference Chair: Wen-Hsien Wu, M.D.
Listing of the Program:
-       Endobronchial Brachytherapy for Malignant Tumors by Theodore C.M. Lo, M.D.
-       Lumpectomy and Radiotherapy for Early Breast Cancer by Lily Lan-Tsao, M.D.
-       New Approaches to Prognostic Indicators for Breast Cancer by Arthur K.C. Lee, M.D.
-       Interventional Neuroradiology: Recent Advances by Eddie Kwan, M.D.
-       Impact of Microsurgery on the Management of Trauma by David T.W. Chiu, M.D.
-       Diabetic Retinopathy during Pregnancy by Stanley Chang, M.D.
-       Parasitic Infestations of Immigrant Asians by Walter J. Lee, M.D.
-       Selecting Low-Fat and Low-Cholesterol Chinese Recipes by William Lowe, M.D.
-       Recent Advances in Stroke Treatment using Calcium Channel Blockers by Sun-Hoo Foo, M.D.
-       Beta-adrenergic Receptor Down Regulation in Congestive Heart Failure by Chang-Seng Liang, M.D.
-       New Strategies in the Treatment of Ventricular Arrhythmias by Paul J. Wang, M.D.
Scientific Award Lecture: Altered Fractionation Radiation Therapy for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma by Chiu Chen Wang, M.D. Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School.
Dinner: China Pearl Restaurant, Boston, MA


CAMS 1989 Semiannual Scientific Meeting

(Jointly hosted by The Medical College Alumni Association of Taiwan, The Taiwanese Doctors’ Association of Greater New York and American Chinese Medical Association of New Jersey)
Date: June 3-4, 1989
Place: Parsippany Hilton, Parsippany, NJ


CAMS 1989 Annual Scientific Meeting

(Co-sponsored by The Foundation of Thanatology)

Date: November 18, 1989
Place: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.
Program: Life-Threatening Illness, Loss and Grief: The Chinese Physician, The Patient, The Family, The Community
Scientific Award Lecture: (1) Schizophrenia: Heredity or Environment? by Ming T.Tsuang, M.D., Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health (2) 3p Deletion in Lung Cancer by Jacqueline Whang-Peng, M.D., Chief of Cytogenetic Oncology Section, National Cancer Institute
Dinner: Chez Vong, New York, NY



CAMS 1990 Semiannual Scientific Meeting

Date: August 3-5, 1990
Place: Skytop Lodge, Skytop, PA
Conference Chair: Randolph Wong, M.D.
Listing of the Program
-       What’s Happened to the Doctor/Patient Relationship(?) By Walter Tsou, M.D., M.P.H.
-       Diagnosis and Treatment of Anxiety for Clinical Physicians by Thomas McGlynn, M.D., and Jacquelyn McArdle, M.D.
-       Beethoven: Music and Medical History by Ernest K. Manders, M.D. and Dennis Sweigart, D.M.A.
-       Estate Planning. by A. Mark Winter, Esq.


CAMS 1990 Annual Scientific Meeting
Date: November 10, 1990
Place: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
Conference Chair: John C. Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Program: Up-Dates on Immunology, Blood Lipids, Pulmonary Medicine, Radiology and Ophthalmology
Listing of the Program:
Immunology Update
-       How Do Cells Kill(?) by John Young, M.D., Rockefeller University
Blood Lipids
-       Cholesterol, the Old and the New by Henry Y. Pan, M.D., E.R. Squibb & Sons
Pulmonary Medicine
-       Pre-op Evaluations by Thomas King, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
Radiology Update
-       New Imaging Techniques by Ada Louie, M.D., University of Pennsylvania Medical School
Nuclear Medicine Update
-       Nuclear Medicine for Tumor Imaging by Samuel D.J. Yeh, M.D., Cornell University Medical College.
Ophthalmology Update
-       New Treatment for Cataracts and Diabetic Retinopathy by David Pao, M.D., Wills Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Scientific Award Lecture: Monokines and Oxygen Toxicity by Min-Fu Tsun, M.D., Ph.D., Albany Medical College
Dinner: Jade Sea Restaurant, Pier 17, South Street Seaport, New York, NY



CAMS 1991 Semiannual Scientific Meeting 


Date: June 29-30, 1991
Place: Stouffer Westchester Hotel, White Plains, NJ
Conference Chair: Stanley Chang, M.D.
Listing of the Program:
-       An Inquiry Into Medical School Admission of Asian Applicants by Victor T. Chang, M.D.,
-       Waldo Feng (Medical Student) and Marcus H. Loo, M.D.


CAMS 1991 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 9, 1991
Place: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Stanley Chang, M.D.
Program: Thalassemia and other Hematologic Disorders
Listing of the Program:
-       Common and Not So Common Hematologic Conditions in the Chinese by Elaine S.K. Choi, M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine.
-       Clinical Aspects of Thalassemia by Patricia Giardina, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Thalassemia and other Causes of Anemia in Pregnancy by Livia S. Wan, M.D., NYU School of Medicine
-       Prenatal Screening for Thalassemia in an Urban Chinese Community Health Center by Grace M. Wang, M.D., Chinatown Health Clinic, New York City
-       Growth Factors by Nai-Kong Cheung, M.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
-       Leukemia in the Chinese: New Developments and Problems by Timothy S. Gee, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Epidemiology and Cancer Screening in the Chinese: The Role of Hematologic Manifestations by Tien-Hsi Young, M.D.,M.P.H., Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Scientific Award Lecture: Prospects for the Control of Thalassemia  by Yuet Wai Kan, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Dinner: Golden Unicorn Restaurant, New York, NY



CAMS 1992 Semiannual Scientific Meeting

(Co-Sponsored by CAMS Mid-Atlantic Chapter)

Date: August 8-9, 1992
Place: Skytop Lodge, Skytop, PA
Conference Chair: John K.H. Li, M.D.
Listing of the Program:
-       Reconstructive Surgery of the Hands by Microsurgical Transfer of Toes by Jimmy A. Chow, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Georgetown University School of Medicine.
-       Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy Update by Gerald H.L. Lin, M.D., Attending Urologist, Doctor’s Hospital, Lanham, MD
-       Insomnia and Treatment of Sleep Disorders by David W. Bucholz, M.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Hospital
-       Tuberculosis: A Re-emerging Public Health Problem by John Ho, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
-       Drug-Related Cytopenias  by Victor T. Chang, M.D., Instructor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College


CAMS 1992 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 7, 1992     
Place: Pace University Downtown Theater
Conference Chair: Angie Eng, M.D.
Program: Recent Developments in Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases
Listing of the Program:
-       Reflex and Other Motility Disorders in Children by Joseph Levy, M.D., Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center
-       Neurohumoral Regulation of Intestinal Water and Electrolyte Transport by Eugene Chang, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, The Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
-       Helicobactor pylori Infection by Angle Eng, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
-       Rectal Sparing Surgery for Colorectal Cancer by Kenneth Eng, M.D., Professor of Surgery, NYU Medical School
-       Ultrasound and Radiologic Advances by Joseph Yee, M.D., Professor of Clinical Surgery, NYU Medical School
-       Hepatitis B in Asians by Anna Lok, M.D., Associate Professor in Medicine, Tulane University Medical School
Scientific Award Lecture Gene-Targeted Therapy for Liver Diseases by George Y. Wu, M.D.,Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Dinner: South Street Seaport Restaurant, New York, NY



CAMS 1993 Semiannual Scientific Meeting

Date: June 26, 1993
Place: Stouffer Westchester Hotel, West Harrison, NY
Conference Chair: John K.H. Li, M.D.
Listing of the Program:
-       A Comprehensive Review of Managed Care by Benjamin Chu, M.D., New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
-       Population Characteristics of Asian-Americans at the New York Chinatown Clinic by Grace Wang, M.D., New York Chinatown Clinic
-       Old and New Aspects of Tuberculosis by John Ho, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Alternative Treatment Strategies for BPH by Marcus H. Loo, M.D., Cornell University Medical College



CAMS 1993 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date:  November 20, 1993

Place: Pace University Auditorium, New York, NY

Conference Chair: John K.H. Li, M.D.
Listing of the Program: Not Available

Scientific Award Lecture (1) 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy by C. Clifton Ling, Ph.D., Chief Radiation Physicist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Scientific Award Lecture (2) Advances in Nuclear Medicine by Samuel D. J. Yeh, M.D., Sc.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
Dinner: Golden Unicorn Restaurant, New York, NY


7th International Conference on Health Problems Related to the 

Chinese in North America 

(Hosted by CAMS)        

Date: July 1-3, 1994
Place: Sheraton New York Hotel, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Sun-Hoo Foo, M.D.
Listing of the Program:
Symposium I. Gastro-Intestinal and Genito-Urinary Problems
-       Update on Viral Hepatitis by Anna Lok, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Tulane University Medical College
-       A New Bacterium, H. pylori, in Gastric Diseases and Cancer by Angie Eng, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
-       Update on Impotence by Tom Lue, M.D., Professor of Urology, UC San Francisco Medical School
Symposium II. Transcultural Medicine- End Results of Treatment
-       Chinese Diet and Cancer by T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University
-       Experience of the Chinatown Clinic in Serving an Indigent Population  by Grace Wang, M.D., Medical Director, Chinatown Health Clinic, New York, NY
-       Outcome of Hip Fractures in the Chinese Elderly at On Lok Senior Health Service (San Francisco) by Catherine Eng, M.D., Medical Director, On Lok Senior Health Service 
Symposium III. Ophthalmologic Problems
-       Diabetic Retinopathy  by Elaine L. Chang, M.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Washington Medical School
-       Refractive Surgery by Helen Wu, M.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts University Medical School
-       Cataract and Glaucoma in the Chinese by Raymond Fong, M.D., Assistant Attending, Cataract Service, Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital
Symposium IV. Neuropsychiatric Disorders
-       Battered Women by Mary Ann Lee, M.D., Deputy Director of Community Medicine, St. Vincent’s Hospital Medical Center, New York, NY
-       Approach to the Chinese Patient with Mental Health Problems by James C.Y. Chou, M.D., Research Scientist, Nathan Kline Institute
-       Recent Developments in Therapeutics to Reduce Brain Damage after Stroke by Chung Y. Hsu, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine
-       Neurostimulation in the Treatment of  Chronic Pain  by Wen Hsien Wu, M.D., Professor of Anesthesiology, New Jersey Medical School
Symposium V. Respiratory Disorders
-       Physiology of Diaphragmatic Function in COPD by Norman Brawn, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University
-       Development in Tuberculosis Research and Treatment by John Ho, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
-       Asthma:  New Diagnostic Approaches and Treatment by Thomas King, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
Symposium VI. Alternative Medicine
-       Anti-Tumor and Anti-HIV Properties of Chinese Herbal Medicine by Sylvia Huang, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry, NYU School of Medicine
-       Clinical Toxicity of Herbal Medicine in Taiwan by Jau-Fang Deng, M.D., Director, Division of Clinical Toxicology, Department of Medicine, Veteran’s General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
-       Perils of Chinese Patent Medicines by Elaine Kang-Yum, RPh., Poison Information Specialist, Hudson Valley Regional Poison Center
-       Acupuncture: Scientific Basis for Mechanism of Action by Alfred Peng, M.D., Chairman of Anesthesiology, St. Peter’s Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
Dinner: Tavern on the Green Restaurant, New York, NY
 
CAMS 1994 Annual Scientific Meeting


Date: November 19, 1994
Place: Pace Downtown University Auditorium, New York
Conference Chair: Sun-Hoo Foo, M.D.
Listing of the Program:
-       Skin Disorders by Virginia Chen, M.D.
-       Choice of Treatment for Cancer Pain by Victor T. Chang, M.D.
-       Recent Resurgence of Tuberculosis, Advice on Management by Paula Fujiwara, M.D.
-       Health Policies in Albany by Albert Siu, M.D.
-       Advances in Forensic Medicine by Henry Lee, M.D.
Scientific Award Lecture: Drug Therapy in AIDS by David Ho, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Virology, New York University School of Medicine
Dinner: NICE Restaurant, New York, NY


CAMS 1995 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 18, 1995
Place: Essex House Hotel, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Marcus Loo, M.D.
Listing of the Program:
-       Viral Hepatitis by Ira Jacobson, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Update on Liver Cancer by Yuman Fong, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Update on Esophageal Cancer by Stuart Speckler, M.D., Harvard Medical School
-       Anti-thrombotic Therapy by Lawrence Leung, M.D., Stanford School of Medicine
-       Osteoporosis by John Bilezikian, M.D., Columbia University
-       Epidemiological and Nutritional Aspects of Cancer in Chinese by T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Cornell University Medical College
Scientific Award Lecture: Future Molecular Approaches in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases- Gene Therapy by Victor J. Dzau, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
Dinner: NICE Restaurant, New York, NY



CAMS 1996 Semiannual Scientific Meeting
Date: May 18, 1996
Place: New York Hilton Hotel, New York, NY
Listing of the Program:
-       Update on Diabetes by Daniel Donovan, Jr., M.D., Columbia University
-       Detection of Prostate Cancer by Marcus H. Loo, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Depression in the Asian Population by Henry Chung, M.D., NYU School of Medicine
-       Management of Essential Hypertension  by Osmond Almed, M.D., University of Florida


CAMS 1996 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 23, 1996
Place: Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Marcus H. Loo, M.D.
Listing of the Program:
-       Symposium on Women’s Health
-       The Status of the Control of Hepatitis B by Baruch S. Blumberg, M.D., Ph.D.
-       Panel Discussion on Medical Practice in Chinatown  Moderator: Marcus H. Loo, M.D. Panelists: Alan Channing, Doreen Chen, Carl S. Leung, Kevin Ergil, Molly Gardy, Raymond Fong, M.D., and Sun-Hoo Foo, M.D.
Scientific Award Lecture: Probing Mitochondria in Living Cells by Lan Bo Chen, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School.
Dinner: Jimmy Soong’s Restaurant, New York, NY


CAMS 1997 Semiannual Scientific Meeting

Date:  May 4, 1997
Place: The Harvard Club, New York, NY
Conference Chair:  Marcus Loo, M.D.
Program: Two Symposia
Symposium I. Updates on Ischemic Heart Disease
-       Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction and Unstable Angina by Tak Kwan, M.D, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
-       Advances in Coronary Angioplasty by Shing Chiu Wong, M.D., New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens
-       Advances in Cardiovascular Surgery by Wilson Ko, M.D., New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center
Symposium II. Chinese Food as Medicine and In Medicine
-       Chinese Diet in the Causation and the Prevention of Cancer by Chun S. Yang, Ph.D., Rutgers University
-       Depression and Food by Henry Chung, M.D., Chinatown Health Clinic
-       Chinese American Health and Diet: A View from the Clinic by William B. Bateman, M.D., NYU and Gouverneur Diagnostic and Treatment Center 
-       Composition and Nutritional Values of Chinese Foods by Mabel Chan, Ph.D., R.D., New York University
-       Chinese Food and Herbs as Alternative Medicine by Kevin Ergil, M.S., Pacific Institute of Oriental Medicine
-       Cardiovascular Risk Among Chinese Americans: Implications for Exploring Chinese Health and Food Beliefs By Doreen Liou, M.S., R.D., Teacher’s College, Columbia University.
-       Tea: Benefits and Risks by Zhi-yuan Wang, Ph.D., Columbia University
-       MSG and Safety by Aileen Peters, Ph.D., Teaneck, New Jersey
-       Health Conscious Chinese Cuisine at Restaurant and Home: A Guideline for Patients  by Charles Tang


CAMS 1997 Annual Scientific Meeting
(A Joint Venture with AACP- American Association of Chinese Physicians)
Date:  November 22, 1997
Place: New York Athletic Club, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Marcus H. Loo, M.D.
Program: Two Symposia
Symposium I. Management of Several Commonly Seen Disorders
-       Diabetes Mellitus by Stephen Crespin, M.D., Washington University
-       Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema by Suhail Raoof, M.D., SUNY Stony Brook
-       Asthma by Paul Ehrlich, M.D., NYU and Beth Israel Medical Center
-       Hyperlipidemia by Klaus Rentrop, M.D., New York Medical College
-       Prevention of Bone Loss by Kenneth Huport, M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Symposium II. Managed Care
-       Managed Care 2002: Beyond Capitation-Clinical and Professional Autonomy by Raymond Fay, M.D., Urologist from San Francisco
Scientific Award Lecture: New Developments in Radiation Therapy of Carcinoma of Oral Cavity by Chiu Chen Wang, M.D., Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School
Dinner: Jimmy Soong’s Restaurant, New York, NY


CAMS 1998 Semiannual Scientific Meeting

Date: May 16, 1998
Place: The Harvard Club, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Pak Chung, M.D.
Program: Two Symposia
Symposiun I. Reproductive Medicine, East Meets West
-       Evaluation and Treatment of Male Infertility by Marcus H. Loo, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Advanced Reproductive Technologies by Pak Chung, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Alternative Medicine Approach to Infertility by Raymond Chang, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
Symposium II. Clinical Decisions Regarding Postmenopausal Health
-       Hormonal Replacement Therapy by Loren Greene, M.D., NYU Medical School
-       Alternatives to Hormonal Therapy by Richard Levine, M.D., Columbia University.


CAMS 1998 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 21, 1998

Place: CitiCorp Convention Center, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Raymond Fong, M.D.
Program: Two Symposia
Symposium I. Psychiatric Care
-       Depressive Distress in Asian and Latino Primary Care Patients by Henry Chung, M.D., Chinatown Health Clinic
-       Recent Developments in Antidepressant and Antipsychotic Drugs by David Wong, M.D., Lilly Research Laboratory
Symposium II. Pain Management
-       Diagnosis and Treatment of Migraine Headache by Sun-Hoo Foo, M.D., NYU Medical School
-       The Concept of Pain Mechanism by Ching H. Huang, M.D., New Jersey Medical School
-       How to Manage Pain in Clinical Practice by Christina Chin, M.D.
Scientific Award Lecture: Cancers in Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Migrant Studies by Fredrick P. Li, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Professor of Clinical Care Epidemiology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Dinner: Jimmy Soong’s Restaurant, New York, NY


CAMS 1999 Semiannual Scientific Meeting
Date:  May 15, 1999
Place: Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY
Program: Management of Advanced Stages of Diseases
Listing of the Program:
-       Medical Management of Congestive Heart Failure by Tak Kwan, M.D., SUNY Downstate Medical Center
-       Surgical Management of Congestive Heart Failure  by Wilson Ko, M.D., New York Medical College
-       Management of Advanced Stages of Lung Diseases by Chun K. Yip, M.D., Columbia University
-       How to Treat Advanced Liver Cirrhosis by Angie Eng, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       End of Life Care by James Cimino, M.D., Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY


CAMS 1999 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 20, 1999
Place: Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Raymond Fong, M.D.
Program: Symposium on The Prevention of Diseases
-       Update on Immunization by Eric Poon, M.D., NYU Downtown Hospital
-       Prevention and Treatment of Asthma by Thomas King, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases by Jennifer Liu, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Colorectal Cancer, A Preventable Disease by Douglas Wong, M.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Scientific Award Lecture: Recent Advances in Vitreous Surgery by Stanley Chang, M.D. (photo) Edward Harkness Professor of Ophthalmology, Columbia University
Dinner: Peking Park Restaurant, New York, NY



CAMS 2000 Semiannual Scientific Meeting
Date: May 21, 2000
Place: Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY
Program: A Comprehensive Review of Diabetes Mellitus
Listing of the Program:
-       An Overview of Diabetes Mellitus by Leonard Porestsky, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Diabetic Nephropathy by John C. Wang, M.D. Ph.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Diabetic Retinopathy by Stanley Chang, M.D., Columbia University
-       Diabetes Complicating Pregnancy by Man-Jean Lee, M.D., New York University School of Medicine
-       An Update of Diabetes in Children by Lily Lew, M.D., Flushing Hospital
-       Common Pedal Problems in Diabetes by Christina Tsim. D.P.M., New York University Downtown Hospital


CAMS 2000 Annual Scientific Meeting


Date: November 18, 2000
Place: CitiCorp Convention Center, New York, NY
Conference Chairs: Tak Kwan, M.D. and Pak Chung, M.D.
Program: Symposium on New Technology and Innovations in Medicine
Listing of the Program
-       Treatment of Hepatitis B and C by Danny Chu, M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
-       Brachy Therapy with Radiation for Stenosed Stent by S. Chiu Wong, M.D., Cornell University Medical College
-       Innovative Cancer Therapy for Nasopharyngeal Cancers by Raymond L. Yung, M.D., Beth Israel Medical Center
-       Innovative Cancer Therapy for Gastrointestinal Cancers by Michael Lieberman, M.D.
Scientific Award Lecture: Perspectives on Gene Therapy as a Novel Treatment for Genetic and Acquired Disorders by Savio L.C. Woo, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Institute for Gene Therapy and Molecular Medicine, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Dinner: Evergreen Restaurant, New York, NY

CAMS 2001 Semiannual Scientific Meeting

Date: May 19, 2001

Place: Goldman Sachs Training Center, New York, NY
Program: A Symposium on Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Listing of the Program:
-       Smoking and Lung Cancer: Prevention Opportunities for New York’s Chinese Community  by Moon Chen, Jr., Ph.D., Ohio State University
-       New Guidelines for the Identification and Treatment of Latent TB Infection by Debra Berg, M.D., New York City Department of Health
-       Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases by William Ledger, M.D., NY Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center


CAMS 2001 Annual Scientific Meeting


Date: November 17, 2001
Place: Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY
Conference Chair: John C. Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Program: Two Symposia
Listing of the Program
Symposium on Cancer Therapy
-       Clinical Trials in Cancer Gene Therapy by Max Sung, M.D., Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
-       Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Hepatitis by Joseph Reccuia, M.D., St. Vincent’s Comprehensive Cancer Center
-       Update in Cancer Pain Management by David Wang, M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Symposium on Women’s Health
-       Hormone  Replacement Therapy by Ina Cholst, M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis in Women by Dehan Chen, M.D,, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Scientific Award Lecture: Progression Through Reduction: Salient Principle in Reconstruction Surgery by David T.W. Chiu, M.D., Professor of Plastic Surgery and Neurosurgery, New York University School of Medicine
Dinner: Sung Dynasty Restaurant, New York, NY


11th International Conference on Health Problems Related to the Chinese in North America
(Hosted by The Chinese American Medical Society, The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, NY, and The Chinese American Independent Practice Association (CAIPA), NY)

Date: May 25-26, 2002

Place: Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY
Conference Chairs: John C. Wang, M.D., Ph.D. and Daisy Saw, M.D.
Program: 4 Symposia
Listing of the Program: Symposium on Common Medical Diseases (Part I)
-       Statins: Are There Benefits Beyond Cholesterol Lowering(?) by James Liao, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
-       Asians, Insulin Resistance, and PPAR Gamma by Willa Hsieh, M.D., Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine
-       Update on Viral Hepatitis by Danny Chu, M.D., Clinical Instructor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Symposium on Common Medical Diseases (Part II)
-       Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema by Stanley Chang, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, Columbia University
-       State of the Art: Congenital Heart Disease 2002 by Daphne Hsu, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Columbia University
-       Fabry’s Disease: From Molecular Diagnosis to Enzyme Therapy by Y. Howard Lien, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine
-       COPD: State of the Art by Chun K. Yip, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Columbia University
Symposium on Innovative Therapy
-       Ventricular Assist Devices and the Total Artificial Heart: The Bionic Man Re-visited by Benjamin Sun, M.D.,
-       Regenerative Biology and Medicine: A Science whose Time Has Come by Ray C. J. Chiu, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, McGill University
-       Current Concepts in the Management of Colorectal Cancer by W. Douglas Wong, M.D. Associate Professor of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Assisted Reproductive Technology by Pak Chung, M.D., Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Symposium on Alternative Medicine
-       NCCAM  Perspectives on Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Present and Future by Shan S. Wong, Ph.D., Program Officer, National Institutes of Health
-       Commonly Used Natural Products, What Are Safe? by David Zhang, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
-       The Brown Paper Bag Problem and Traditional Chinese Medicine by Elaine Kang-Yum, R. Ph.D., Associate (Professor?) in Neurology & Child Development, New York Medical College
-       Is Acupuncture Effective for the Treatment of Chronic Pain? A Critical Review by Bryan O’Young, M.D.,
Clinical Associate Professor in Physical Medicine, NYU Medical School
Symposium on Neurology and Psychiatry
-       Stroke Among Chinese in New York City by Sun-Hoo Foo, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine
-       Recent Advancement in MRI Technology in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Ischemic Stroke by Chung Y. Hsu, M.D.,Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine
-       Cardiovascular Disease and Depression, Recognition and Treatment by Henry Chung, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine
-       The Prevalence of Mental Health Problems Among Asian American Adolescents and Children: Symptoms and Treatment Issues by Irene Chung, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Social Work, Hunter College, New York
Dinner: The University Club, New York, NY


CAMS 2002 Annual Scientific Meeting


Date: November 16, 2002
Place: CitiGroup Building, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Daisy Saw, M.D.
Program: Symposium on Emergency Medicine
-       Shock, Etiology and Management  by Phil Barie, M.D.,Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Acute Abdomen by Alex J. Ky, M.D., Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
-       Pediatric Emergencies by H. Michael Ushay, M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Update on Acute Coronary Syndrome  by Frank Tung, M.D., North Shore University Hospital
-       Gynecologic Emergencies by Sidney Wu. M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Orthopedic Emergencies by John MacGillvray, M.D., Hospital for Special Surgery
Update on the Treatment of Hepatitis (Special Lecture) by Albert Min, M.D., Beth Israel Medical Center
Scientific Award Lecture- Comparative History of Chinese and Western Medicine by Ray C. J. Chiu, M.D., Ph.D., McGill University
Dinner: Sal Anthony S.P.Q.R., New York, NY


CAMS 2003 Annual Scientific Meeting


Date: October 11, 2003
Place: CitiGroup Building, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Tak Kwan, M.D.
Program: Infectious Diseases
Listing of the Program:
-       Tuberculosis/Pneumonia by Thomas King, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Biological Warfare and Terrorism, A pathologist’s Perspective  by Wen Ju Shieh, M.D., Senior Pathologist, Center for Disease Control
-       SARS Preparedness  by Elsie Lee, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Epidemiologist, NYC Department of Health
-       Common Pediatric Infections  by Mary Ann Lee, M.D., Clinical Professor in Pediatrics, New York Medical College
-       Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Clinical Update, in the Female  by Chia Ling Tung, M.D. Clinical Assistant Professor of OBS/GYN, Mt. Sinai Medical School
-       Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Clinical Update, in the Male  by Benjamin Peng, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology, NYU School of Medicine
-       HIV: Clinical Aspects by Gregory Lee, M.D., Clinical Instructor of  Medicine, NYU Medical School
-       Parasitic Infections Among Immigrants and the Immuno-deficient Patients  by Tsieh Sun, M.D., Professor of Pathology, University of Colorado
Scientific Award Lecture: Nephrology: Back to the Basics by John C. Wang, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Dinner:  Puck Building, New York, NY


CAMS 2004 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: October 16, 2004
Place: CitiGroup Building, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Wilson Ko, M.D.
Program: A Symposium on Cancer Treatment Update
Listing of the Program:
-       Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma by James R. Wong, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of  Radiation Oncology, Columbia University
-       Breast Carcinoma  by Karen S. Karsif, M.D., New York Hospital Queens
-       Advances in the Management of Lung Carcinomas by Wilson Ko, M.D., Associate Professor of  Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Colon Carcinoma by Alex J. Ky, M.D., Assistant Professor of Surgery, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.
-       Esophageal Carcinoma by Paul C. Lee, M.D., Assistant Professor of  Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Ovarian/Uterine Carcinoma  by Dennis Kuo, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiation Oncology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Scientific Award Lecture: Hepatic Carcinoma by Yumen Fong, M.D., Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Dinner: Downtown Association, New York, NY


CAMS 2005 Annual Scientific Meeting


Date: October 16, 2005
Place: Merrill Lynch Downtown Conference Center
Conference Chair: Alan Tso, M.D.
Program: Update on Family Medicine
Listing of the Program:
-       21st Century Street Drug: Ecstatic?? NOT! by Yick-Moon Lee, M.D. Director of Inpatient Unit, Beth Israel Medical Center
-       Hormone Contraceptives 2005 by Joyce Cheung, M.D., Clinical Instructor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, NYU School of Medicine
-       Recent Advances in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus by Chung E. Tseng, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, NYU School of Medicine
-       Update on Hypertension and Diabetes – Emerging Treatments by Owen Yen, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of  Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
-       Osteoporosis, Cervical and Lumbar Spondylosis in the Asian Population by Edwin Chang, M.D., Chief of Neurological Surgery, St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center at Staten Island
-       Improving the Care of Acutely Ill Older Patients by Zheng Bo Huang, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Scientific Award Lecture - A New Approach to the Vanishing Lung by Chun K. Yip, M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine, Columbia University
Dinner: Skyline Ballroom, Puck Building, New York, NY



13th Conference on Health Care of the Chinese in North America

(Co-hosted by CAMS and CAIPA)


Date: October 21-22, 2006
Place: Park Central Hotel, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Pak Chung, M.D.
Program: Cardiovascular Diseases and Chinese American Health Issues
Listing of the Program:
Cardiovascular Diseases, Part I
-       Cardiovascular Diseases in the Asian Population: A Source of Disparity (Keynote Address)  by Gordon  Fung, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of  Medicine, UC San Francisco
-       Update in Heart Failure by James Fang, M.D., Clinical Director of Cardiology, Case Western Reserve University
-       Coronary Angioplasty in the Era of Drug-eluting Stents by Tak Kwan, M.D., Associate Professor in Clinical Medicine, SUNY School of Medicine, Brooklyn
-       Advances in Cardiac Surgery by Wilson Ko, M.D., Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Cardiovascular Diseases, Part II- New Technology and Treatment
-       Percutaneous Valve Intervention by Chiu Wong, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Endovascular Repair of Aortic Aneurysm by W. Anthony Lee, M.D., Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Florida
-       Carotid Stenting vs. Surgery by Peter Lin, M.D. Associate Professor of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
-       Congenital Heart Disease by Jonathan Chen, M.D., Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       New Technology in Cardiac Rhythm Therapy by Patrick Lam, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
-       Multi-slice CT Scan Coronary Angiography by Michael Poon, M.D., Chief of Cardiology, Cabrini Hospital, New York
-       Echocardiography by Jennifer Liu, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, NYU School of Medicine
-       Update in Nuclear Cardiology by Franklin Wong, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome  by Johnny Lee, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
-       How to Convince your Patient to Stop Smoking by Ming Zhu, M.D., Clinical Instructor in Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Chinese American Health Issues
-       Vision of Asian Health Center (Keynote Address) by Mariano Rey, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Neuroscience, NYU School of Medicine
-       Bladder and Prostate Health in Asians by Alexis Te, M.D., Associate Professor of Urology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Heart-Healthy Diet in the Chinese Community: An Innovative Approach by Warren W. Chin, M.D., Clinical Instructor in Medicine, Albert Einstein School of Medicine
-       Osteoporosis in Chinese Americans by George C.K. Liu, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Instructor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine
-       Advances in the Treatment of Hepatitis by Danny Chu, M.D., Clinical Instructor in Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Scientific Award Lecture: Stem Cell Research– Myocardial Recovery by Ren Ke Li, M.D., Ph.D., Professor  of Surgery, University of Toronto
Dinner: Puck Building, New York, NY


CAMS 2007 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date:  October 20, 2007                                                                

Place: CitiGroup Conference Center
Conference Chairs: Pak Chung, M.D. and Johnny Lee, M.D.
Program: A Symposium on Primary Care for the Specialist in the Modern Era
Listing of the Program:
-       The Art and Science in Taking Care of the Chinese Elderly Patients by Zheng Bo Huang, M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Chinese Women Issues Affecting our Female Patients by Amy Chu-Wong, M.D., New York Downtown Hospital
-       Delivering Healthcare to Chinese patients in New York City– A Neurologist’s  Perspective  by Sun-Hoo Foo, M.D., NYU School of Medicine
-       Taking Medical Histories of Chinese Patients–  from Master Hua Tuo to Sir William Osler  by Sam Kwauk, M.D., New York Downtown Hospital
-       Cancer Care in Chinese Patients  by Joseph Yoe, M.D., Mt. Sinai Hospital
-       Thoracic Surgery and the Chinese Patients by Jamie Yun, M.D., Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
-       Cultural Perceptions of  Hormonal Use in Chinese American Women by Sidney Wu, M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Scientific Award Lecture- Food Borne Illnesses by Arthur Liang, M.D., Center for Disease Control
Dinner: Prince George Ballroom, New York, NY

CAMS 2008 Annual Scientific Meeting


Date: November 1, 2008
Place: CitiGroup Conference Center
Conference Chair: Jennifer Liu, M.D.
Program: A Symposium on Cancer in Chinese Americans and Cancer Treatment Update
Listing of the Program:
-       Modulation of Immune Tolerance for Cancer Immune Therapy  by Shu-Hsia Chen, M.D., Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
-       Minimally Invasive Therapies for Liver Cancer: More Effective & Less Morbid Solutions for an Important Problem by Yuman Fong, M.D., Ph.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
-       Challenges in Preventing and Controlling Cancers Among Chinese Americans: What We Know, What We Don’t Know and What We Can Do by Moon Chen, Ph.D., M.P.H., UC Davis Medical School
-       Cancer Screening Practices Among Primary Care Physicians Serving Chinese Americans by Edward Chow, M.D., San Francisco, CA
-       Clinical Trials- Recognition of the Need to Increase Asian Participation by Victor T. Chang, M.D., UMDNJ
-       Coping with The End of Life: A Physician’s Perspective (CAMS Community Service Award Lecture) by Pauline Chen, M.D., Denver, CO 
-       Breast Cancer in Chinese American Women- Rising Incidences by Chau Dang, M.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
-       Prevention and Detection of Cervical Cancer– Cultural and Social Barriers  by Linus Chuang, M.D., Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
-       Update on Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma by Jerry Huo, M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Differences in Lung Cancer between Asians and Americans by William Pao, M.D., Ph.D. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
-       The Role of Alternative Medicine (Acupuncture, Herbal and Natural Products) in Cancer Treatment. Fact vs. Myth   by Gary Deng, M.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
-       Barriers to Cancer Care– Closing the Gap by Ming-der Chang, Ph.D., American Cancer Society
-       Update on the Pharmacotherapy of Cancer Pain by Russell Portenoy, M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine

CAMS Past President Dr. Pak Chung presenting the 2008 Scientific Award to Dr. T.C. Wu with CAMS President Dr. Wilson Ko
Scientific Award Lecture- Vaccines for Cervical Cancer by T. C. Wu, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Dinner: Cipriani Wall Street, New York, NY


CAMS 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 7, 2009
Place: Flick Conference Center, New York, NY
Conference Co-Chairs: Mary Lee-Wong, M.D. and Jerry Huo, M.D.
Program: Emergency Care of Chinese American Patients
Listing of the Program:
-       Stroke Team: A New Paradigm by Col. Geoffrey Ling, M.D.,Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
-       Acute Myocardial Infarction: Door to Balloon Time by Gordon Fung, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine and Cardiology, UC San Francisco Medical School
-       Life Threatening Pulmonary Emergencies by Paul C. Lee, M.D., Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Limb Salvage in Traumatic Amputation by David T.W. Chiu, M.D., Professor of Plastic Surgery and Neurosurgery, NYU School of Medicine
-       The Impact of Health Care Reform on Emergency Care (Keynote Address)  by Benjamin Chu, M.D., President, Kaiser Permanente-Southern California
-       Psychiatric Emergency in Preventing Suicide by Henry Chung, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine
-       Anaphylaxis to Foods by Mary Lee-Wong, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
-       Fractures in the Elderly Chinese Patient by Jean Yun, M.D., Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, St. Vincent’s Hospital Medical Center
-       Emergency Contraception by Sidney Wu, M.D., Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Acute Abdomen Emergencies by Andrew Lo, M.D., Attending in Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center
-       Barriers for Chinese American Immigrants Seeking Emergency Care by Amy X. Ma, N.P.,R.N., Assistant Professor, Long Island University
Scientific Award Lecture: Liver Transplant Can’t Wait by John Fung, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman, Department of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplant Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
Dinner: Cipriani Wall Street, New York, NY


CAMS 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting


Date: October 30, 2010
Place: Merrill Lynch Conference Center, New York, NY
Conference Chair: Paul C. Lee, M.D.
Program: A Symposium on Infectious Disease
Listing of the Program
-       Healthcare Reform by Winston F. Wong, M.D., Director, Disparities & Quality Initiative, Kaiser Permanente
-       Antibiotic Resistance by Tom S. Chiang, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School
-       Updates on HIV (Keynote Address) by Chuen-Yen Lau, M.D.,M.P.H., Senior Clinical Investigator, U.S. Military H.I.V. Research Program 
-       Vaccination Updates by Christina Tan, M.D., State Epidemiologist, Division of Epidemiology, Environmental and Occupational Health, New Jersey Department of Health
-       Healthcare-Associated Infections by Yu Shia Lin, M.D., Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
-       Hospital Infection Control  by Mimi Lim, R.N., Director of Infection Control, New York Hospital Queens
-       Diarrheal Disease by David B. Huang, M.D.,Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School
-       Tuberculosis by Chun K. Yip, M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine, Columbia University
-       Update on Hepatitis by Jian Jun Li, M.D., Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Scientific Award Lecture: Legionnaires’ Disease: A Confucian Approach to Clinical Research by Victor L. Yu, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Dinner: Cipriani Wall Street, New York, NY


CAMS 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 5, 2011
Place: Merrill Lynch Conference Center
Confrence Chair: Paul C. Lee, M.D.
Program: Symposium on Preventive Medicine
Listing of the Program:
-       Osteoporosis Prevention by Howard Huey, D.O., Associate Attending Physician, New York Downtown Hospital
-       Smoking Cessation in Chinese – Reducing Health Disparities Locally and Globally by Candice Wong, M.D., M.P.H.,Ph.D., Associate Adjunct Professor, UC San Francisco
-       Obesity by Sally Wong, R.N., Assistant Professor, Queens College, City University of New York
-       Treatment of Depression Among the Chinese by Kenneth Fung, M.D., Assistant Professor of Culture, Community and Mental Health, University of Toronto
-       Health and Wellness - An Update on Innovations and Policies (Keynote Address)  by Thomas Tsang, M.D.,M.P.H., Senior Advisor to the Governor of Hawaii on Healthcare Transformation
-       Future of Arrhythmia Management  by Paul Wang, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
-       Prostate Cancer Screening  by Marcus H. Loo, M.D., Clinical Professor of Urology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Lung Cancer Screening and Management by Paul C. Lee, M.D., Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Dealing the Cards and Playing the Hand: Race, Culture and Health in the Age of Genomics  by Vivian Ota Wang, Ph.D., National Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services
-       Breast Cancer Screening and Management by Margaret Chen, M.D., New York Hospital Queens
-       Gynecologic Cancer Screening Update  by Dennis Yi-Sun Kuo, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Scientific Award Lecture: How to Live to 100 and Beyond  by Albert Siu, M.D.,M.S.P.H., Professor of  Brookdale Department of  Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Dinner: Cipriani Wall Street, New York, NY


16th Conference on Health Care of the Chinese in North America

(Hosted by CAMS in cooperation with CAIPA, ACAP and PCAMA)

Date: November 11-12, 2012
Place: Bank of America Conference Center, New York, NY
Conference Chair: David T.W. Chiu, M.D.
Program Chair: Victor T. Chang, M.D.
Program: Health Disparities in Chinese, 2012: From Bench to Bedside
Listing of the Program:
-       Preventive Cardiology and the MESA Study (CAIPA Foundation Lecture) by Kiang Liu, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
-       Hepatitis B  by Karen E. Kim, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago School of Medicine
-       Pharmacogenomics by Wenje Jessie Liu, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Research Associate, John P. Hussman Institute of Human Genomics, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
-       Hidden Dragon, Crouching Tiger (Asian Cancer Disparities) (Harry Lee, M.D. Memorial Lecture) by Kenneth Chu, Ph.D., Chief, Disparities Research Branch, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, National Cancer Institute
-       Cardiovascular Disparities (Henry B. Woo M.D. Memorial Lecture) by Gordon L. Fung, M.D.,M.P.H.,Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine, UC San Francisco School of Medicine
-       The Myopia Epidemic by Raymond Fong, M.D., Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital
-       Nasopharyngeal Cancer (Julius F. Sue M.D. Memorial Lecture)  by K.S. Clifford Chao, M.D., Chu H. Chang (Endowed) Professor of Radiation Oncology, Columbia University
-       Colorectal Cancer by Alex J. Ky, M.D., Assistant Professor of Surgery, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
-       Mental Health  by Albert C. Gaw, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UC San Francisco School of Medicine
-       Palliative Medicine by Cynthia X. Pan, M.D., Adjunct  Associate Professor of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
        
-       Practice Seminar 1. Improving Care for Diabetic Patients by Loli Huang, M.D.
-       Practice Seminar 2. Immigration Laws and Reporting Requirements  by Richard LaSalle, Esq.
-       Practice Seminar 3. Utilization of Mental Health Facilities by Yen L. Chong, M.D.
-       Practice Seminar 4. Advance Directives by Cynthia X. Pan, M.D.
-       Practice Seminar 5. Pain Management and Quality Improvement by Lara K. Dhingra, Ph.D.
-       Practice Seminar 6. Making Treatment of Tobacco use a Routine Part of Care by Donna Shelley, M.D., M.P.H.

-       Abstract Presentation 1. Barriers to Quality Improvement for Pain Control by Lara K. Dhingra, Ph.D. et al.
-       Abstract Presentation 2. Immediate Reconstruction in Asian American Women after Mastectomy: Trends and Disparities by Barbara Wexelman, M.D., et al.
-       Abstract Presentation 3. Reverse-Migration Separation: Health Outcomes in Chinese Satellite Pediatric Population  by L.Chiu et al.
-       Abstract Presentation 4. Chinese Women have greater Cortical Bone Density at the Hip compared with White Women by George C.K. Liu, M.D., Ph.D., et al.
-       Research Panel 1. Research Directions.
-       Research Panel 2. Succeeding in Academia.

Scientific Award Lecture: Diabetes and its Complications in Asians and Asian Americans by George L. King, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School (Photo showing Dr. King receiving the Award from Dr. David Chiu, Chairman of the Conference)
Dinner: Cipriani Wall Street, New York, NY

                                                               
   
CAMS 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 2, 2013
Place: Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers, New York, NY
Conference Chair:  Mary Lee-Wong, M.D.
Program: Past, Present and Future: Healthcare of the Chinese in America
Listing of the Program:
-       Past, Present and Future of Cardiac Surgery by Wilson Ko, M.D., Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Medical College; Co-Director of Asian Cardiovascular Services, Beth Israel Medical Center
-       Past, Present and Future of ART-Assisted Reproductive Technology by Pak Chung, M.D., Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology,  Weill Medical College of Cornell University
-       Pediatrics: Journey into the World of Immunization, by Yick Moon Lee, M.D., Associate Professor, and Pediatric Hospitalist, North Shore Long Island Jewish and Lenox Hill Hospital, Associate Director, Pediatric Inpatient Unit, Maimonides Brooklyn Infant and Children’s Hospital
-       In Pursuit of High-Value Health Care (Keynote Address), by Shari M. Ling, M.D., Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
-       Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear: From Injury to Return to Play, by Tony Quach, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Attending Physician, New York Hospital Queens
-       Evolution of Advances in Cardiothoracic Radiology, by Matthew D. Cham, M.D., Assistant Professor of Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
-       Breakout Session I: BCLS Course and Certification, by Lena Lau-Chang, R.N., M.S.N., A.N.P., Nurse Practitioner
-       Breakout Session II: Engaging Asian Patients who Exhibit Mental Symptoms. Yen L. Chong, M.D., Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Neuroscience, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY and  Irene W. Chung, Ph.D., LCSW, Associate Professor, Hunter College School of Social Work
-       Breakout Session III. Research Symposium
Scientific Award Lecture: Targeted Therapy for Lung Cancer by William Pao, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University
Dinner: Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 


CAMS 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 1, 2014
Place: Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers, New York, NY
Conference Co-Chairs:  Mary Lee-Wong, M.D. & Paul C. Lee, M.D.
Program: Cancer in Chinese Americans
Listing of the Program:

-Liver Cancer: Less Invasive, More Cures by Yuman Fong, M.D., Professor of Surgery & Chair, Department of Surgery, City of Hope

-Morcellation Controversy by Kathy Huang, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, NYU School of Medicine

-Gastric Adenocarcinoma by Andrew Lo, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, Attending, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

-Opportunities & Obligations to Address the Unique, Unusual & Unnecessary Cancer Burden Confronting Chinese Americans (Keynote Address) by Moon S. Chen, Jr., M.P.H., Ph.D., UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Professor in Residence/Professor, Associate Director, Population Research and Cancer Disparities.

-Contemporary Strategies in Prostate Cancer Screening and Management by Gerald Wang, M.D., Chief, Division of Urology, NYHQ, Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College

-External Beam Radiation: Tools of the Trade & New Direction for Treatment by John Paul Tracy Ng, M.D., Private Practice

-Breakout Session A, Session 1: Caring for Chinese Cancer Patients in an Academic Cancer Center by Yiwu Jim Huang, M.D., Ph.D., and Tzvetelina Voynova. M.D., Maimonides Medical Center

-Breakout Session A, Session 2: Complementary & Alternative Medicine: What are the Roles of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Cancer Care? by Gary E. Deng, M.D., Associate Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

-Breakout Session A, Session 3: Advanced Directives: Medical and Financial Planning for the Future by Lori A. Salle Esq., La Salle and La Salle, P.C.

-Breakout Session B: Research Symposium

Scientific Award Lecture: Hematopoietic Stem Cells & Transplantation, by Nelson J. Chao, M.D., M.B.A., Professor of Medicine, Research Professor of Global Health, Professor in Immunology, Professor in Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine

Dinner: Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, New York, NY


CAMS 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 7, 2015
Place: Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers, New York, NY
Conference Co-Chairs:  Kathy Huang, M.D. & Richard Chan, M.D.
Program: Mental Health: The Chinese Taboo
Listing of the Program:

-Stigma & Mental Health by Kenneth Fung, M.D., Clinical Director, Asian Initiative in Mental Health, Associate Professor Equity, Gender & Population Divisions, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

-Psychiatry in Dementia, Susan Law, D.O., Vascular Neurology Attending, Kings County Medical Center

-Overcoming Cultural Barrier in the Treatment of a 69 Year-Old Chinese American Woman with Severe, Persistent Somatic Pain Disorder by Albert Gaw, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California Medical School at San Francisco

-Physician Burnout and Physician Well-Being (Keynote Address) by Edmond Pi, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Southern California

-Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia for Chinese Americans: Unique Barriers and Opportunities by Pauline Tsai, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College

-Autism: Challenges for the Asian Community, Angela M. Chan, M.D., M.P.H., Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center

-Breakout A: Addictions

-Session 1: Smoking Cessation, by Donna Shelley, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Research-Department of Population Health, Co-Director on Tobacco, New York University School of Medicine

-Session 2: Alcohol Use Disorders Among Chinese Americans by Xu (Jackie) Zhang Chen, M.D., Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Maimonides Medical Center, Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Neuroscience & Psychiatry, New York Methodist Hospital 

-Session 3: Pathological Gambling in Chinese Americans by Xu (Jackie) Zhang Chen, M.D., Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Maimonides Medical Center, Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Neuroscience & Psychiatry, New York Methodist Hospital 

Scientific Award Lecture: Advancing Medicine: The DARPA Way by Geoffrey S.F. Ling, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.N., F.A.N.A., Professor of Neurology, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

-Breakout Session B: Research Symposium

Dinner: Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 


CAMS 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 7, 2016
Place: Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers, New York, NY
Conference Co-Chairs:  Ning Lin, M.D., and Victor Chang, M.D.
Program: Mental Health: The Chinese Taboo
Listing of the Program:

-Neurosurgical Treatment of Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Strokes: Recent Advances and Literature Review by Ning Lin, M.D., Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, Assistant Attending, Neurological Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

-Hospital Medicine: Challenges in Caring for Chinese Patients by Wan Ling Lam, M.D., Medical Director, Asian Services Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

-The Bugs, Lungs, Fish and The Chinese Community: What are the connections? by Yu Shia Lin, M.D., Attending Physician, Department of Medicine (Infectious Disease) Maimonides Medical Center, Assistant Professor Department of Medicine (Infectious Disease) Albert Einstein College of Medicine

-Health Reform: What Happened and What Happens Next? (Keynote Address) by Michael Sparer. Ph.D., J.D., Professor, Health Policy and Management, Chair Health Policy and Management, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

-Abusive Head Trauma in Children by Arsenia J. Asuncion, M.D., F.A.A.P., M.A.C.M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Faculty, The Children's Medical Center at Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

-Palliative Care and the Chinese Patient by Cynthia X. Pan, M.D., F.A.C.P., A.G.S.F., Chief, Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Care Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Breakout Session A: Asian Services: Successes and Challenges Panel Discussion

Breakout Session B: Research Symposium

Wilson Ko, M.D. Memorial Leadership Lecture: Reflections on the Leadership Ladder by Pat Wang, Chief Executive Officer, Healthfirst

Scientific Award Lecture: An Innovative Pilot Program for Reducing Heart Failure Readmissions by James K. Liao, M.D., Harold Hines Jr. Professor of Medicine, Chief, Section of Cardiology The University of Chicago Medicine

Dinner: Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 





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