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.