Dr. Kim E. Hong cared for and treated thousands of cancer patients throughout Newfoundland and Labrador during his 35 years as a Radiation Oncologist. Dr. Hong is best known for his compassion and outstanding commitment to his patients and their families.

In 1999, Dr. Hong’s friends, colleagues and former patients came together to support an education endowment fund for the staff of the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre and affiliated regional cancer programs. This Fund honours Dr. Hong and the importance he places on advanced and continuing education for health care professionals.

Each year, funding is awarded to Cancer Care Program staff who have applied to attend conferences, training, as well as funding toward advanced degree programs.  Through the generosity of donors to the fund, staff have been able to avail of unique training opportunities all over the world.