Management Team

Meet the Team

The management Committee meets on a monthly basis to coordinate and oversee work by the subcommittees.  Subcommittees are responsible for the different aspects of the functioning of the Association.

Management Committee 2021/22

Office Bearers:

  • President: Dr. Stephen Hing
  • Senior Vice President: Dr. Ida Soo
  • Vice President: Prof. Stephen Li
  • Honorary Secretary: Dr. Alex Ting
  • Honorary Treasurer: Dr. Kenneth Ho

Other Committee Members:

  • Dr. Susan Chu
  • Dr. Andrew Lam
  • Prof. Vincent Lam
  • Dr. Menolly Lee
  • Dr. Simon Luk (Assistant Secretary)
  • A/Prof. Tony Pang
  • Dr. Michael Suen

Subcommittee Chairs 

  • ACMA House: Prof. Vincent Lam
  • Annual Scientific Conference: Dr. Ida Soo
  • Community Health & Research: Prof. Stephen Li
  • Education & Networking: Dr. Susan Chu
  • IT/Website: A/Prof. Tony Pang
  • Membership: Dr. Michael Suen
  • Publication: Dr. Andrew Lam
  • Social: Dr. Ida Soo
  • Young Bloods: Dr. Menolly Lee
  • MC Rep to ACMA Charitable Trust: A/Prof. Tony Pang

Website Team

The website is maintained by the IT subcommittee.

Team member profiles

Dr. Stephen Hing

Dr. Stephen Hing

President

Stephen Hing’s children grew up thinking that life revolved around ACMA—conferences, picnics, sport’s days, ski trips, dinners, etc . His wife Lynda Lee, and their four children have wonderful, memories and wonderful friendships, made through ACMA. Stephen has served in several positions on the Management Committee including President. He enjoys travelling and has helped to organise a number of overseas conferences in recent years. His goal for his term as President is to provide a range of activities that members will enjoy, and at the same time making the Association financially sound. Stephen works as a paediatric ophthalmology in private practice at Hurstville.

Dr. Ida Soo

Dr. Ida Soo

Senior Vice President; Social SC Chair

Dr. Ida Soo is a general practitioner, practising in Cherrybrook and Ashfield. She has special interests in Women’s health but enjoys providing a level of care across all aspects of general practice and finds treating multiple generations of families, as one of the most rewarding. She was on the management committee of ACMA for almost 10 years, including three as President. Her current portfolio is Conferencing and Social Activities. She hopes to increase member and family participation in ACMA functions and looks forward to seeing the many familiar faces , plus new ones.

Prof. Stephen Li

Prof. Stephen Li

Vice President; Community Health & Research SC Chair

Stephen’s passion is to serve the community and so he has been the Chair of ACMA Community Health since 1998. He had served many other portfolios in the Management Committee which included President, Senior Vice President, Vice President and Treasurer. Stephen is a trained pathologist who is the Director of Core Pathology and Clinical Chemistry Services of NSW Health Pathology Western Sector. He is also subspecialised in clinical lipidology and is the Director of Westmead Hospital Lipid Clinic. He has co-founded the Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Clinical Support Service NSW (Winner of 2005 NSW Premier’s Gold Award).

Dr. Alex Ting

Dr. Alex Ting

Honorary Secretary

Dr. Alex Ting is a Life Member of the ACMA and has been involved with ACMA for over 20 years. He is the Honorary Secretary and has held this role for over 10 years. He graduated from University of Adelaide in 1992 and has worked at various hospitals across Sydney. He is currently a Senior Career Medical Officer and works as a Medical Officer in Charge (MOIC) at Auburn Hospital. Alex is passionate about improving the health of socially disadvantaged groups and believes ACMA is the ideal platform for medical practitioners to help the community at large.

Dr. Kenneth Ho

Dr. Kenneth Ho

Honorary Treasurer

Dr. Kenneth Ho, FACD, has been an ACMA member for over 15 years. He is a dermatologist in private practice in Hurstville, Sydney.

Dr. Simon Luk

Dr. Simon Luk

Assistant Secretary

Simon is presently a PGY2 RMO who is based at St George Hospital and presently completing his basic physician training under the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Alongside his clinical duties he is also an active conjoint associate lecturer with the St George and Sutherland Clinical School, UNSW. Outside of medicine his main areas of interest include hiking,snowboarding, board games, cooking, and brewing coffee. Simon is a member of the management committee and hold the position of the assistant secretary.

Dr. Andrew Lam

Dr. Andrew Lam

Publications SC Chair

Andrew is currently a PGY2 Resident based between Bankstown and Campbelltown Hospitals, who has an interest in Intensive Care Medicine. He spent most of his time at Liverpool hospital as a student from UNSW and after graduating in 2019, he has stayed in the Southwest-Sydney District for his JMO years. He teaches as a conjoint UNSW associate lecturer and has a weekly medical education podcast "Medspresso" - aimed at providing practical clinical knowledge at a Medical Student/ JMO level. Outside of work, he loves his sports (volleyball, badminton, oztag) and heading down to the snow to board.

Dr. Menolly Lee

Dr. Menolly Lee

Young Blood SC Chair

Dr. Menolly Lee has been a part of ACMA events since she was 6 weeks old! She is currently a JMO at St George Hospital. She is also a casual academic at UNSW Medicine. In her spare time, Menolly enjoys eating and travelling, and is an amateur food photographer. ACMA remains a valuable platform for doctors in training for professional networking, education as well as socialising. Menolly hopes to increase the participation of DiTs in ACMA and help further promote ACMA in the community.

Dr. Susan Chu

Dr. Susan Chu

Education & Networking SC Chair

Dr Susan Chu graduated from UNSW with Honours. Susan has been a GP for over 25 years and is currently practicing in Bella Vista. She is a GP Synergy supervisor and has been involved in training GP registrars for more than 15 years. She teaches medical students from the Universities of Sydney, Western Sydney and Newcastle. Susan has also been a RACGP and Diploma Child Health Examiner. She has been an ACMA member since her internship and is happy to share her experiences working in general practice and give advice for GP training. 

Prof. Vincent Lam

Prof. Vincent Lam

ACMA House SC Chair

Prof. Vincent Lam is the Foundation Professor of Surgery at Macquarie University and consultant Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic surgeon at Westmead Hospital, Macquarie University Hospital and Norwest Private Hospital. He received his medical degree from the University of Sydney in 1998. He completed his general surgical training in Sydney in 2006. He went on for two years of post-fellowship training in hepatobiliary, pancreatic and transplant surgery at Westmead Hospital, Sydney and Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. Professor Lam has been on the ACMA Management Committee since 2013 and was ACMA president in 2016-2017.

A/Prof. Tony Pang

A/Prof. Tony Pang

IT/Website SC Chair; Representative to the ACMA Charitable Trust

A/Prof. Tony Pang is a liver and pancreas surgeon and biostatistician based at Westmead Hospital. He is also an active pancreatic cancer and surgical outcomes researcher. He has been on the ACMA management committee since 2015 and was elected a Fellow of the ACMA (FACMA) in 2019 in recognition for his contribution to the organisation. He is passionate about helping people, both locally and overseas, and has participated in multiple overseas surgical missions. He hopes to help the ACMA and its Charitable Trust in achieving impactful and meaningful contributions to the community.

Dr. Michael Suen

Dr. Michael Suen

Membership SC Chair

Dr. Michael Suen is a Colorectal and Pelvic Floor Specialist, who completed his medical degree from the University of New South Wales and Master of Surgery in Colorectal Surgery from the University of Sydney. He is a clinician, clinical educator and researcher, being a senior lecturer of University of Sydney and Supervisor for Board of Surgical training. Within the community, Dr. Suen has driven a number of research projects with different organisations such as Cancer Council and is actively promoting colorectal health amongst the community. He is keen to bring these skills and contribute to the ACMA management committee.