The 27th (2011) Annual Convention
North American Taiwanese
Medical Association

The 27th Annual Convention

North American Taiwanese
Medical Association

The 27th (2011) Annual Convention of

North American Taiwanese Medical Association (NATMA)

                                                                                                       Washington DC/ Rockville Hilton MD

                                                                                                     September 23-25, 2011(Friday-Sunday)


                                                                                                                    Program Preview


Friday, Sept. 23, 2011    


7AM-2 PM Golf (Worthington Manor GC)-Dr. Gerald Lin (林秀嶺 )/Steven Lee US amateur qualifying GC 2011

1-9 pm     Registration     Lobby  

2-5 pm     Art and Humanity Series 藝術人文欣賞系列       Roosevelt Room


                 Program coordinator: Dr. Norman Chiou (邱義男)


   2-3 pm     1. Music Appreciation: Dr. Willie Maar (馬作忠)

                                     Moderator: Dr. Henry Yu (游宏仁)

   3-4 pm     2. Photo Appreciation: Stephen C. Hung (洪啟峰)

                                    Moderator: Dr. Jia-Huey Yu (林佳惠)

   4-5 pm     3. Poetry on Painting (詠畫詩): Dr. Luke Kao (高鷹), Dr. Paul Tseng(曾博義)/Dr. Sam Shee(施哲三)     Moderator: Dr. Beverly Tsai (張理美)   pp25-26


6:00-10:00 pm     Reception dinner     DC Chapter President Warren Yu, M.D.


7:30-10:00 pm     National Board Meeting    


Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011


8:00-11:00 AM     Registration             Lobby

8:30 AM   Welcome and Opening Remarks    


                   President and Coordinator   Norman Chiou, M.D.


                   V.P. and Director     Henry Yu, M.D., DM.D. Ph.D.


8:40-10:10 AM   Keynote Series “ Caring and Living” 生命關懷系列講座“:

                   Moderator: Norman Chiou, M.D.  

8:40-9:10 AM   “On making of a good doctor “—“造就良醫的省思“                                                                                                                                                                               

Ding-Shinn Chen陳定信 M.D.    


Distinguished Chair Prof. of Medicine NTUCM(台大醫學院)

Past Dean, NTUCM

Foreign Associate, The National Academy of Sciences

Academician, Academia Sinica, Taiwan



9:10-9:40 AM “Wellness: Aging gracefully”- “身心靈健康

Ming T. Tsuang 莊明哲, M.D., Ph. D., D. Sci.

University Prof. of Psychiatry, Univ. California

Director, Harvard Institute of Psychiatric Epidemiology & Genetics                                                              

Member, The National Academy of Sciences

Academician, Academia Sinica, Taiwan




9:40-10:10 AM “Philanthropy to Taiwan Culture”- “發揚台灣文化, 慈善回饋

Hwalin Lee 李華林, Ph. D.

Founder and President of Chuan Lyu Foundation(川流基金會)


10:10-10:30 AM   Break

10:30-11:30 “ Mentorship and Transition--Relationship between 1G and 2G – passing the torch”– Action Plan “薪火傳承,跨代對談

Moderator: K. S. Clifford Chao, M.D. (趙坤山)

Chu H. Chang Professors

Combined chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,

Weill Cornell College of Medicine


Panelists :

T-C Wu, M.D. Ph., D. (吳子) Prof. Johns Hopkins USM

Tom F. Lue, M.D. (呂福泰) Prof. UCSF


Young Physician Committee:

Ilin Chuang, M.D. (逸琳)

Jennifer Lin, M.D. (林祐妃)

Esther Liu, M.D. (劉怡秀)

Rita Chuang, D.M.D   pp23-30


11:30-12:00 AM   Forum on Medical Mission -- Giving back to Taiwan


1. Mission highlight 義診回顧 Simon Lin, M.D.

2. New Proposal介紹實施方案 Daniel Hsu, D.M.D.

3. Taita Medical Humanity Museum人文關懷的新據點 Norman Chiou M.D.

             Taiwan Chapter



12:20-2:00 PM   Luncheon    Membership meeting     special Speaker




2:00-5:10 PM   CME Program

     Coordinator: Norman Chiou 邱義男, M.D.   President, NATMA  


Part I: Moderator: Prof. Ming-Shian Kao 高銘憲, M.D. Chairman, Education Committee

2:00-2:30 PM “Toward the Elimination and Eradication of Hepatitis B Virus Infection”

           Ding-Shinn Chen 陳定信, M.D

Distinguished Chair Professor of Medicine, NTUCM

2:30-3:00 PM “Wellness: Genetics and Environmental Factors”.

               Ming T. Tsuang 莊明哲, M.D. Ph.D., D.Sc.

               University Professor, University of California;

               Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry


3:00-3:30PM “ The Perspectives on HPV Vaccine development “
               Tzyy-Choou (TC) Wu 吳子, M.D., Ph.D.

               Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

3:30-3:45 PM     Q & A


3:45-4:00 PM     Break


Part II   Moderator: Henry H. Yu 游宏仁, M.D., D.M.D., Ph. D.     V.P. NATMA


4:00-4:30 PM “Cancer and Aging - What’s in Common?”

             K. S. Clifford Chao 趙坤山, M.D.

       Chu H. Chang Professor

       Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,

       Weill Cornell College of Medicine


4:30: 5:00 PM   “ From Uroandrology to Your Health: a quest for excellence “

             Tom F. Lue 呂福泰, M.D. ScD (Hon), UCSF

       Professor of Urology, UCSF


5:00- 5:10 PM   Q & A

Alternate Program

1. Art exhibition               Madison Room         9/24    

2. Sponsor booths            Ball Room Foyer       9/24      


3. Finance Management:     Moderator: Charles Tsai, M.D.   V.P.   NATMA

10:30-11:00 AM   Managing Finance after retirement: Pearls & Caveats   By Steven Lee

11:00-11:30 AM  “5 Aspects of Wealth Preservation for Physicians” By Michael Zhuang

11:30-12:00 AM   “Wealth Building Strategy   By Sean Yu


4. Spouse Program   Moderator: Meishan Chiou, NBCC

2:00-3:30 PM   Women’s care --- Impromptu panelists Q&A


5. 2G Program         Moderator   Ilin Chuang, M.D.

3:30-5:00 PM   “Tiger mom” Discussion    

6:00 PM-8:30 PM   Annual Banquet   MC: Dr. Ching-Fu Lin


VIP Guests, Min. Wu, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-D), Awards, Pay tribute, special presentation/ CYL-Memorial, Taiwan Chapter, NATMA2G


8:30 PM –10 PM   Entertainment: MC: Dr. Rita & Gary Chuang

NATMA Anthem---馬水龍作曲   Dr. Sze-ya Yeh 葉思雅 指揮

雙人枕頭------Mitzi & Mimi Way 華府優秀台美青年才藝獎

口琴獨奏----- Dr. Patrick Chen 陳彰

Ball Room Dance--Drs. Sutek & Haiyee Lie 李樹德, 林海羿(前美國業餘冠軍)

Let’s Rock --- Dr. Daniel Hsu 許正雄      學生時代職業歌手

,鄉愁和冥想--- Dr. Hui Ju Chen 著名女高音 陳慧如(曾於台北國家劇院)

大華府台灣合唱團(曾於林肯中心) 陳慧如 指揮

1. 豐年祭 2. 火金姑叨位去 3. 村長伯仔欲造橋 4. 戀戀北迴線  5. 抱著咱的夢

感謝詩 Acknowledgement    President Chiou


10:00-11:00 PM   Shall we dance? A treat for all, prepared and led by Drs. Sutek & Haiyee Lee(Past US amateur champion)


“Celebrate and remember those nostalgic Waltz etc. of a life time!”




Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011


8:30-12:00 AM   TASS Program (Taiwanese American Senior Society)

Coordinator: Dr. Norman Chiou

Associate Coordinator: Dr. Jia-Huey Yu

1. Dust Storm   Dr. Si-Chee Tsay  NASA Specialist

Moderator: Dr. Jia-Huey Yu

2. MCI to Alzheimer disease     Dr. Luke Kao Neurologist

Moderator: Dr. Henry Yu

3. “Taiwan Art & Culture Garden” Dr. Sam Shee   Artist

Moderator: Dr. Norman Chiou


4. Religion and Medicine       Dr. Sze-Ya Yeh       TARSA Founder & President

Moderator: Dr. Chin-Cha Cheng

5. Global Mission—1) ” From Luke to Mackay”                           Dr. Paul Cheng

                               2) “ End time Christian Medical Mission”   Dr. Scott Changchien

Moderator: Dr. Amy Kuo

6. Anti-cancer, Anti-inflammation- A true story of fighting cancer   Dr. Chin-Cha Cheng

Moderator: Meishan Chiou, NBCC



NATMA2G Annual conference (Tentative Schedule)


Saturday   10:30-11:30 AM: “Relationship between 1G and 2G – passing the torch”

                   “ Mentorship and Transition” –Action plan                      

                 2:00-3:30 PM All about women’s care Q& A

                 3:30-5:00 PM 2G   “ Tiger mom”  


Sunday NATMA-2G   Annual conference   8-12 AM

Moderators: Dr. Ilin Chuang, Dr. Jennifer Lin        


1. “Relationship between 1G and 2G – passing the torch” -----More discussion

2. “Tiger Mom” Hot topic for further discussion ” myth or reality? What is the work life balance that 2G is trying to achieve. What should we pass down?”

3. “Definition of our generation: what differences in value system, goals do we have, what defines our generation?”
4. “ Taiwanese Culture and Heritage “ – Presentation or Movie

5. Career Development-- Academic vs. Private Practice vs. Military

6. Report from local chapters

Post-Convention Tours   9/25-26-27
Coordinator: Dr. Jia-Huey Yu
  1. 1.     Half day DC tour Air space Museum 9/25
    1. 2.     Washington DC one day tour 9/26
      1. 3.     Mount Vernon / Luray Caverns one day tour 9/27