The Mentor Programme pairs each incoming student with a mentor.
A mentor is an experienced, trusted person who is interested and willing to support, guide and motivate a student (mentee) to make the most of his/her student career.
Mentors are faculty members or external consultants and Grade 1 medical officers serving in Jaffna District. Mentors are expected to:
The Mentor Programme Committee is responsible for the implementation of the Mentor Programme and works according to its terms of reference.
Prof. R. Surenthirakumaran – Dean (ex-officio)
Dr. Kumuthini Sanchayan – Coordinator
Dr. B. Balagobi – Chair, SWWC
Dr. U. Sivananthini – Member, SWWC
Dr. Ramya Kumar – Member, SWWC
Dr. U. Nirubaa – Student Counsellor
Prof. Gitanjali Sathiadas – Head, Medical Education Unit
Dr. Thiyahiny Navaratinaraja – Chair, PPDS Advisory Committee
Dr. Sakunthala Ambiapaikan – Pre-Clinical Coordinator
Dr. S. Kumaran – Para-Clinical Coordinator
Dr. S. Gobyshanger – Clinical Coordinator
Prof. S. Sivayokan – Committee on Disability Access and Inclusion
Dr. Jebananthy Pradeepan – Warden of Female Teaching Hospital Jaffna
Dr. Nilmini Hettiarachchi – Extended Faculty, Teaching Hospital Jaffna
Ms. Gopikha Sivakumar – Student Representative 41st Batch
Ms. Melindu Daranagama – Student Representative 41st Batch