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Organized by AMSAHK (Asian Medical Students' Association Hong Kong), MedStart is a 2-day medical school immersion programme for secondary school students who are interested in applying to medical school. Our theme this year is geriatric medicine. We aim to build your understanding of medical school, your knowledge of a career in medicine, and finally to assist you in making an informed decision about medical school throughout your university application process. Join us to have the opportunity to explore both CUHK and HKU medical schools!

Some of programme highlights include:

  • Introduction to the Medical Curriculum

  • Medical lectures by professors of CUHK and HKU Medical Faculty

  • Tutorial/Problem-based Learning (PBL) Session

  • Tour of Medical Faculties

  • Doctor’s Experience Sharing

  • Dissection Lab Experience

  • Clinical skills training

  • Discussion workshops on Ethics and Social Issues

  • Sharing sessions led by current medical students


Due to the recent outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the Asian Medical Students’ Association Hong Kong (AMSAHK) Executive Committee regrets to inform the public that we have come to the very difficult decision of cancelling MedStart 2020 due to health and safety concerns. We hope everyone understands that the health of our participants is AMSAHK’s top priority, and that we have chosen this course of action with the aim of minimizing the spread of the virus.  


AMSAHK will stop receiving applications for MedStart 2020 from the 27th of January 2020 onwards, and will inform all applicants individually regarding the cancellation of the event. If you have any further questions regarding the cancellation, please feel free to contact us at or


We apologise for any inconvenience caused and wish you and your loved ones a healthy and safe Lunar New Year.