The Kandy Society of Medicine (KSM) - Sri Lanka

Welcome to The Kandy Society of Medicine

Since its establishment in 1964, The Kandy Society of Medicine -KSM has been active in the areas of continuing medical education and  health research. Its membership, consisting of clinicians and scientists working in the medical and dental professions, now stands at over 500. KSM’s weekly clinical and scientific meetings attract a wide range of health professionals including students from the Peradeniya Medical School.

The Society’s objectives are fourfold. The first is providing opportunities for health professionals to participate in updating their knowledge and skills through Continuing Medical Education and thus enabling them to improve the quality of health care delivered to the people of Sri Lanka. The second is Promotion of Research in the health sciences. The third is Building a Community of health professionals through social and other activities. The fourth is Educating the Public in health issues.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 October 2015 17:42
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President’s Message 2016
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 12:18

I am greatly privileged to be elected as the 47th president of the Kandy Society of Medicine (KSM) for the year 2016 /17. . I pledge that I carry out my duties as the new President to the best of my ability for progress of the society.

The Kandy Society of Medicine was formally established as a society in 1963in the central hill capital. It had taken a major role in enhancing knowledge skills and attitudes of the Medical profession. The KSM had reached out to the society in uplifting the same in all strata of healthcare workers as well as the public.

We shall be continuing the routine academic programmes, such as the very popular Wednesday CME program. Along with the council I hope to promote multidisciplinary approach in healthcare through the CME program. In this respect, it would make an arena for all grades of medical officers as speakers to share their experiences and disseminating their knowledge. A series of Specialty Updates to cover all branches of medicine also will be carried out.

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Prize for Health Research
Written by KSM Staff   
Monday, 26 October 2015 00:00


This is awarded annually to scientists who have consistently carried out research and thus generated new knowledge and understanding of health related issues in Sri Lanka. The Prize, which is a considerable some of money arising from a trust designated for this purpose, has acquired a prestige among health professionals and the public.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2016 03:24
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KSM Objectives
Written by KSM Staff   
Monday, 02 May 2016 00:00

Objectives of the Kandy Society of Medicine

The Society’s objectives are fourfold.

  1. Providing opportunities for health professionals to participate in updating their knowledge and skills through Continuing Medical Education and thus enabling them to improve the quality of health care delivered to the people of Sri Lanka.
  2. Promotion of Research in the health sciences.
  3. Building a Community of health professionals through social and other activities.
  4. Educating the public on health issues.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2016 03:17
 

Newsflash

By Dr Mrs. Shiyama Arambepola

Consultant Psychiatrist 
TH Kandy

Starting from
23rd September 2016 (only 6 Fridays, Every other Week )

Time : 10.00am - 12.00n

1st day Venue :
Eye Auditorium,TH Kandy

Registration fee- 1000/=
(30Participants only)

Contact KSM Office:
081 2201702

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CME Lecture

Bowel mass in inflammatory bowel disease

By

Dr Chathuranga Keppetiyagama
Act. Consultant GI Surgeon
TH Kandy

Date : 21st     September (Wednesday)2016

Time : 11.30 A.M 
Venue: PMCK Auditorium , TH Kandy

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