Be a member of the prestigious Kandy Society of Medicine (KSM) - Sri Lanka
The advantages of becoming a member of the Kandy Society of Medicine (KSM)
- A prestigious medical association - The KSM, for the past 50 years, has conducted continuing medical education and research activities on a regular basis without a break, As a member you will benefit from this cumulative experience of a prestigious medical organization.
The Sri Lanka Medical Journal (SLMJ) - The SLMJ (previously called the Kandy Medical Journal) published by the KSM contains valuable articles reviewing and updating important medical topics ans also reports of research carried out in Sri Lanka. As a member you will receive a free copy of this journal
Visits from doctors and scientists working abroad - Many outstanding doctors and scientists working abroad visit and give lectures and seminars under the auspices of the KSM. As a member you will have a chance of meeting and talking with them both formally at meetings and informally.
Access to all KSM’s academic and social activities and KSM’s resources - As a general rule the KSM meets every week for lectures and seminars. In addition, at least one social activity is held every year for the purpose of promoting fellowship amongst its members. The KSM Office, now located in the Postgraduate Medical Centre of the Kandy Hospital, is equipped with archives of KSM publications and a database of its members.
Annual Conference of the KSM - The KSM has an annual conference in the month of February which is attended by more than 200 doctors, scientists and students, both from Sri Lanka and abroad. The academic activities consist of reports of the latest research carried out in Sri Lanka and lectures and orations that review and update important medical topics. The social activities of the conference include portrayals of local culture through dance and music and an annual dinner. As a member you will have access to all these activities at a concessionary rate.
The Kandy Society of Medicine Membership