NATMA
NORTH AMERICAN
TAIWANESE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION  

Established 1984

North American Taiwanese Medical Association Annual Meeting

北美洲台灣人醫師協會總會第29屆暨南加分會2013年會

West Valley San Gabriel Hilton Hotel

225 West Valley Blvd., San Gabriel, CA 91776

 

Day 1 – July 26, 2013 ( Friday ) 1:30pm -5:00pm台美人文化特別講座

       13:40 – 15:10               Workshop:“分享台灣好茶”  許正龍先生

       15:30 – 16:15               “台灣布袋戲的歷史與發展”  余忠村博士

       16:15 – 17:00               “欣賞台美文藝”                     林文政先生

 

Day 2 – July 27, 2013 (Saturday)

8:50am - 4:00pm : “ 神經科學的新發展” 演講會

           “New Advances and Research Findings in Neuroscience”

       09:00 – 09:45   Updates on the Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease

                                   - Debby W. Tsuang, M.D.

       09:45 – 10:30  Neural Imaging of Dementia   - Fong Y Tsai, M.D.

       10:30 – 11:00  How to Embrace Senior Years - Chi-Wan Lai, M.D.

       11:15 – 12:00   New Developments in Management of Parkinson’s Disease

                                    - Allan Wu, M.D.  

       12:00 – 12:30   Evaluation and Treatment of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus:

                                  A Case– Based Approach

                                 - Leslie H. Lee, M.D. - Samuel M. Chou, M.D, Ph.D.

       14:00 – 14:45   Updates on Management of Epilepsy:

                                 New Drugs, Devices and Procedures - Susan Shaw, M.D.

       14:45 – 15:30   Treatments for Genetic Neuromuscular diseases

                                   - Perry B. Shieh, M.D.

   4:00pm-5:30pm:  Non-Medical Forum 非醫學演講會

       16:00 – 16:45   “保護環境, 節省能源” Rick Hsu

       16:45 – 17:30     “Retirement Planning for Medical Doctors–醫生退休規劃”

                                      Sean Yu

   9:00am- 6:30pm: NATMA義診十年照片展, Art Gallery with silence auction

   6:30pm-10:00pm: Evening Banquet年會晚宴

               Keynote Speaker: 年會主講人Prof. Chi-Wan Lai賴其萬教授

講題 "台灣的醫學教育/評鑑與推動醫學人文"

               Entertainments娛樂節目: 2nd Generation Fashion Show, 墨西哥熱舞,  

                                                         麥可傑克森模仿秀, Sing Along合唱

  • Free admission for seminar except evening banquet and CME credits
  • 晚宴門票 $80/person請電:

許昭雄醫師Chao-Hsiung Hsu, M.D., NATMA總會長

           Cellular Phone: 951-566-6575, E-mail: chsu254@gmail.com  

           黃文谷醫師 Steven Huang, D.D.S., NATMA南加州分會長

           Office Phone:  626-308-1808, E-mail: swh88@yahoo.com

 

Day 3 – July 28, 2013 ( Sunday )

   9:00am-12:00 noon NATMA 2G Meeting & Panel Discussions with Prof. Lai, etc.

   12:30pm Post-convention tour

 

Dear NATMA Members,

     Happy Lunar New Year!

     It is the year of the Snake!  Wish all NATMA members excellent health and good wealth. Over the past year, with the support of the NATMA members, we have moved the NATMA Headquarter from St. Louis to Los Angeles.  Thanks to our former president, Dr. Simon Lin, our website (www.natma.org) has included more prolific contents. We welcome members to join our Web Maintenance Committee.

     Beginning of this year, our medical mission team will be going to Dominican Republic from February 28th to March 9th.  More members will be participated this year. Last year, 36 people went to Guatemala.  Currently, we have at least 48 members in our team. 

     Last year, 28 of us took Russia Cruise Trip to Moscow and St. Petersburg. This year, we plan to have French Waterway Tour from May 26th to June 7th, plus a four-day Optional Pre-trip to Paris.  Another bonus for this year is that the new cruise ship cabin area is 165 sqft, larger than last year’s Russia cruise which was 103sqft.  If you are interested, please call 1-800-322-6677 to make your reservation with NATMA Group Code: G584-000 and mention the SmartPay Discount Plan for NATMA. 

     The NATMA Annual Meeting will be held on Friday July 26, Saturday July 27, and Sunday July 28 at San Gabriel Hilton.  On Friday, from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm, we will have Taiwanese culture and art seminar; from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm welcome dinner; and from 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm, NATMA Board meeting. 

 July 27, Saturday 9 am to 4 pm, there will be a tour to Getty Museum for NATMA family members.

NATMA CME start July 27 Saturday at 9 am, the lectures will be focusing on neurology topics. Topics include Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, etc.. Lunch will start from 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm together with NATMA Member General Meeting. The lectures will continue until 4:00 pm. There will also be the Non-CME Seminars (environmental and financial topics). Evening Banquet will start at 6:30 PM. The keynote Speaker Professor Lai Chi-Wan, will present Taiwan's Medical Education. We will also plan to have superb NATMA Entertainment.

    July 28, Professor Lai Chi-Wan will meet with 2G and discuss Taiwanese American Scholars for Medical Education (TASME).

    Post convention tour will begin July 28 at 12:30PM. We will be going to Sycamore Hot Springs, Morro Bay, Monterey Beach, 17 Miles, Pebble Beach, Santa Barbara, Solvang (Denmark Village) and Ronald Reagan Library & Museum.

    Last week in October, NATMA will plan a trip to Taiwan. We will be going to Japan on 10-25-13 from LAX and join Signet Tour for 9 days at Hokkaido and northeastern Japan. We will be arriving Taiwan on 11-2-13. We will visit Taiwan government agencies, including the Department of Health, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Overseas Republic of China (Taiwan) Affairs Commission. We will visit Taiwan University (joining Taiwan’s Medical Humanity Conference), Taipei Medical University, St. Mary Medical Center (at eastern Taiwan), China Medical University (joining Medical Education Conference), Chung Shan Medical University, Kaohsiung Medical University (joining Medical Symposium), and etc…

This year the Convention will be held at San Gabriel Hilton, which has only about 200 rooms. Please reserve your room before 6-26-13 to receive discount at $129/night plus tax. Tel: 626-270-2700, Group code:CNAC,

Wish you all a Happy New Year!

Chao-Hsiung Hsu, M.D.

NATMA President

3-18-2013

The activities calender of NATMA 2013

各位北美洲台灣人醫師協會會員大家平安新年好!
蛇年行大運,除舊佈新,恭祝全体NATMA 會員一切順利。過去一年,感謝大家鼎力支持,會務順利推動。網頁日益重要,急需2G 年輕會員來主導NATMA的網站。
今年的節目計劃如下,詳情請參考附件,敬請撥空來參與。                                                                                   

1.      們的義診團隊已於二月二十八日至三月九日前往多明尼加共和國,陣容比去年瓜地馬拉義診的三十六人更壯大,共有四十八人參加。義診五天內科、家醫科、婦科、小兒科、物理治療疼痛科、針灸科等各科看診超過4 千人,其中有外科、全身麻醉開刀14 人,牙科拔牙、補牙、洗牙共635 人,藥房贈送常用藥品600 包,驗光科贈送眼鏡700 個。

2.      年舉辦蘇俄輪船遊及莫斯科和聖彼得堡兩地陸上遊,今年將於五月二十六日起至六月七日前往法國輪船遊,另外加上Optional Pre-trip 去極富藝術文化的法國首都巴黎陸上遊四天,報名請打免費電話1-800-322-6677 to make your reservation with NATMA Group Code: G584-000 and ask for SmartPay 減價方案 (Discount Plan) ,還有我們NATMA Group 的減價優惠方案。這艘2012 才下水的全新遊輪,船艙面積165sqft,比起上次俄國船艙的103sqft 大得多。

3.       NATMA 2013 年會,經過與2G的 協調,將提前於七月二十六(星期五)、七月二十七日(星期六)、七月二十八日(星期日)三天在洛杉磯San Gabriel Hilton 舉行。年會第一天星期五下午1:30 pm 至5:30pm 有台灣文化及藝術演講會、6:00pm 至8:30pm 在旅館對面的御素坊舉辦歡迎餐會、晚上八點半開始NATMA 總會理事會。今年NATMA 家屬節目將舉辦Getty Museum 專車於7-27-13 星期六白天早上9:00AM 由旅館前門出發,下午4:00PM 返回,敬請提早報名這藝術嚮宴。年會第二天星期六早上九點開始全天CME,學術演講會將以神經學專題為主題,講題包括Dementia 以及Parkinson 等。中午12:30pm至1:20pm 進行午餐,召開會員大會,選出下任會長。演講會持續到4:00pm 結束,接著進行Non-CME Seminar (環保及財經講題) 。下午六點半開始年會晚宴,年會主講人賴其萬教授,講題是"台灣的醫學教育/評鑑與推動醫學人文"。年會第三天七月二十八日早上賴其萬教授將與2G 在研討會上介紹黃達夫醫學教育促進基金會所成立的 "台裔美國醫學教育學者(Taiwanese American Scholars for Medical Education, TASME) " , 並商討2G 如何幫忙台灣醫學教育的進步。我們的第二代在學術上表現傑出,多人有Academic Appointments ,過去總會一直在思考2G 如何接班NATMA的問題。NATMA 大紐約分會呂俊毅會長是NATMA 2G,已被選舉委員會提名下任會長,如選舉一切順利,NATMA 將進入新的里程碑。今年的四天三夜的會後旅遊,遊覽車將於7-28-13 下午12:30PM 在旅館前門準時出發,一上車就享用美味的午餐便當,前往Sycamore溫泉旅館夜宿、次晨北上夢露灣海鮮午餐、沿著加州海岸美景北上,到達Monterey Beach 夜宿。後南行到17miles 及Pebble Beach,回程夜宿Santa Barbara, 次晨前往位於Lake Cachuma 的丹麥村以及雷根圖書館,再去海邊名店吃Rock Crab。

4.       十月NATMA 返台參訪團, 會前旅遊在10-25-2013 星期五由LAX 出發前往日本北海道及日本東北,11-2-2013 星期六返抵台北,預定拜訪台灣政府機構,包括衛生署、外交部及僑委會。在北部將在台大醫學院人文館參加謝博生前院長主持的台灣醫學人文及藝術的演講會,參訪台北醫學大學等北部醫學院校等,之後經雪山燧道前往羅東聖母醫院拜會陳永興院長,當晚夜宿宜蘭。參訪團隨後乘遊覽車返回台北南下,一路遊覽北中台灣景點,按計劃參加在台中的中國醫藥大學的醫學教育演講會並出席中山醫學大學的晚宴,之後再南下遊覽中南部景點,到台南訪問成大醫學院,在高雄醫學大學參加醫學演講會及午餐,計劃在11-10-2013結束行程,細節正規劃中。

5.       San Gabriel Hilton 旅館較小,僅有二百間客房,訂房優惠價截止日期為6-26-13,在此日之前訂房保證 $129.00 plus Tax per night,Tel: 626-270-2700,或提早上網訂房為宜,Group code:CNAC  

          http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/hilton-los-angeles-san-gabriel-LAXSGHF/index.html。

專此,順祝大家新春快樂!如果你還未繳交今年的會費,請儘速寄來,只有永久會員及已繳費的一般會員才有選會長的權利‧
北美洲台灣人醫師協會總會 會長 許昭雄 敬上 3-18-2013

The working team of NATMA 2012, President- Charles Hsu, MD. ( front right 3rd. )
  ( at 3-17-2012 Joined meeting )     Vice president- Steven Huang, DDS, ( front left 3rd. )
                                                          Executive Director- Sze Ya Yeh, MD, ( front right 2nd. )
April 16, 2012:
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April 18, 2012 :
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April 29, 2012: Spring Hiking Highlight

Trump Golf Course Public Trail

One Ocean Trails Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

President 2010-2011 Yihnan Norman chiou M.D. and President-elect 2012-2013 Chao-Hsiung Hsu M.D.
2011 NATMA Annual Convention at Washinton DC
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