Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna is one of the accredited medical schools in Srilanka, established in 1978 at kaithady, Jaffna then moved to the current location at Adiyapatham Road, Tirunelveli, Jaffna. The Teaching hospital Jaffna provides the clinical teaching facilities by the faculty academics and extended faculty speciality consultants. The main objective of this faculty is to provide undergraduate medical education at the standard recognised worldwide. Our graduates from Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna obtain a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the completion of their medical education. The faculty also actively participates in the training of various postgraduate medicine programs
The faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna has introduced the Electives program for the undergraduate students in its curriculum in 2009. It is meant to be for our students to have a wider range of exposure and experience in their interested medical speciality at local, national or international institution. It has been extended to overseas undergraduates in medical and allied health sciences. We invite undergraduate students to experience the Srilankan prospective of health in an atmosphere of academic excellence and international goodwill.
Medical elective is a short-term programme designed for undergraduate students in medical and allied health sciences. This enables the international students have wider range of exposure and experience of medical education in a developing tropical country. This gives an opportunity to work with different population, experience diversity of diseases and the infra structure of health care system in Srilanka. In addition, they get the benefit of learning clinical skills, examination techniques and detecting clinical signs, developing humanities, life style and professionalism in a diverse community.
The elective programme at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna offers elective placement for students currently registered for a medical or allied health science degree in an overseas university or medical school.
Pre and Para clinical departments
Speciality departments (functioned under Teaching hospital, Jaffna)
Students who request to do other specialities (other than mentioned above) will be
placed at the Teaching hospital, Jaffna.
If any further quarries, you may contact the elective coordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org