Institutional Objectives of the Faculty

  • To provide an undergraduate training program that will enable the medical graduates of the Faculty to achieve well defined objectives and motivate them to deliver appropriate medical care to the community [See the characteristics of Medical Graduates of Jaffna Medical Faculty].
  • To participate actively in the delivery of health care to the community.
  • To encourage basic and applied research, particularly the identification and investigation of regional and national health problems as well as indigenous medicine and therapeutics.
  • To provide training programs for supporting staff in the health care system.
  • To provide continuing medical education to medical graduates, and participate actively in the training programs of the Post Graduate Institute of Medicine.
  • To promote inter Faculty and inter University academic and cultural activities.

Outcomes of the Medical Course

At the end of the MBBS course the graduate should:

  • Possess sound knowledge, skills and attitudes required for patient care.
  • Be competent in health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Possess good communication and inter personnel skills.
  • Possess IT skills required for medical practice, self learning and research.
  • Be able to demonstrate administrative and management skills.
  • Be able to carry out medico legal responsibilities.
  • Be able to function as a leader and a team member.
  • Be a self learner committed to continuous professional medelopment.
  • Apply the principles of ethical practice in personal and professional life.
  • Be able to teach and train.
  • Plan, conduct and report research.
  • Develop as reflective professional.