N. G. (Niv) Patil

Professor N. G. (Niv) Patil is currently Hon. Clinical Professor and Senior Adviser to Centre for Education & Training at the Department of Surgery; and Institute for Medical & Health Sciences Education (IMHSE) and Adviser to the Dean, at Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong.  He has been a surgeon and medical educator in India, UK and Papua New Guinea before shifting to Hong Kong in 1992. He was awarded MBE (Member of British Empire) for his outstanding services to people of Papua New Guinea. His passion for medical and health sciences education was recognized by University of Hong Kong with prestigious award of University Teaching Fellowship medal in 2004. He is actively involved in educational affairs of College of Surgeons of Hong Kong as a first Director for Department of Education and in the proceedings of East West Alliance and Universities 21 (U21) Health Sciences.