SIMCON2018

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AWARDS

BEST SCIENTIFIC ABSTRACT 2018

This will be awarded to the best scientific paper submitted to the 2nd Annual Academic Sessions.

THE BEST PUBLISHED PAPER IN THE PRECEDING YEAR AWARD 2018

Must be in a science citation indexed journal. High impact factor. RCTs or Meta-analysis given priority, though large cohort or case control studies can also be considered. Case series and case reports not considered. At least 60% of authors should be local, and lead authors should be physicians.

MOST INNOVATIVE SERVICE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AWARD 2018

This award is for physicians who have done some outstanding work to develop clinical services, especially in the periphery, but not necessarily limited to the periphery, where the project has been spearheaded by a physician. The project must have been completed.

T. VARAGUNAM ORATION

Professor Arjuna Medagama is a Professor in Diabetic Medicine at the Department of Medicine, University of Peradeniya. He is a past pupil of Trinity College Kandy and an alumnus of the Peradeniya Medical school. He obtained his MBBS in 1998 with second class honors securing rank number one. During his undergraduate career he received the Dr. C.E.S. Weeratunge Gold Medal for the second MBBS examination, Chalmers Gold Medal for Anatomy, Dr. C.B. Dharmasena Gold Medal for Anatomy and Dr. H.J. Hazari Gold Medal for the 3rd MBBS. He also received the University scholarship for the second MBBS examination, Arthur Fernando Memorial prize, P.B. Panabokke and Irene Maralande Panabokke Memorial Scholarship for the 3rd MBBS, the University Scholarship for the Final MBBS and Dr. A.C. Fernando Memorial prize in Surgery. He passed his 2nd and 3rd MBBS examination with First Class honours. He obtained his MD (Medicine) in 2005 passed MRCP (UK) in 2006 while training in the UK from 2006 to 2007.  He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London) and the Ceylon College of Physicians.

WORKSHOPS

  1. Research writing and presentation skills
  2. Preparing for overseas specialist training
  3. How to score well in MD part II exam
  4. Critical care scenarios; case-based discussions

SYMPOSIA

  1. Metabolic derangements in medical patients
  2. Current challenges to internists in Sri Lanka
  3. Psychiatry for the internist
  4. Maternal Medicine
  5. Radiology for the internist
  6. Clinical Governance

PLENARIES

  1. The Importance of Clinical Skills in 2018” or “The importance of Co-morbidity in Clinical Care
  2. Non-transplant Management of cirrhosis
  3. Cosmetic work
  4. Heart failure
  5. Haematology for physicians
  6. New developments in Sepsis
  7. NIV
  8. Caring for patients with stoke- the role of the internist
  9. Cardiac arrhythmias
  10. The resurgence of General Internal Medicine ; The role of the extensivist

SPEAKERS

Keynote & Conference Speakers on SIMCON2018

Prof. Derek Bell
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Prof. Derek Bell

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Dr. Adri Kok
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Dr. Adri Kok

Union and Clinton Hospitals in Alberton

Dr. Mathew Giles
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Dr. Mathew Giles

John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford

Dr. Martin Cooper
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Dr. Martin Cooper

Sherwood Forest Hospitals, Nottinghamshire

Prof. Arjen Dondorp
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Prof. Arjen Dondorp

University of Oxford

Dr. Claude Renaud
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Dr. Claude Renaud

Khoo Teck Puat hospital, Singapore

Dr. Lim Zi Yi
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Dr. Lim Zi Yi

National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

Prof. Quazi Tarikul Islam
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Prof. Quazi Tarikul Islam

Dhaka Medical College, Bangladesh

Dr. Rashan Haniffa
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Dr. Rashan Haniffa

Intensive Care Medicine at University College London

Dr. Parthipan Pillai
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Dr. Parthipan Pillai

Luton and Dunstable University hospital

Prof. Devaka Fernando
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Prof. Devaka Fernando

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust

Dr. C Hewamadduma
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Dr. C Hewamadduma

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust

Prof.  Anuja Premawardhena
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Prof. Anuja Premawardhena

Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

Prof. Arjuna Medagama
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Prof. Arjuna Medagama

Department of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

Dr. Arosha Dissanayake
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Dr. Arosha Dissanayake

Faculty of Medicine University of Ruhuna

Prof. Asita de Silva
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Prof. Asita de Silva

Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

Prof. Badra Hewavitharana
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Prof. Badra Hewavitharana

Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

Dr. Bhathiya Ranasinghe
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Dr. Bhathiya Ranasinghe

Karapitiya Teaching Hospital

Prof. Champika Bodinayake
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Prof. Champika Bodinayake

Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna

Prof. Chandrika Wijeyaratne
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Prof. Chandrika Wijeyaratne

Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

Dr. Ganaka Senaratne
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Dr. Ganaka Senaratne

Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya

Dr. H M M Herath
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Dr. H M M Herath

Faculty of Medicine University of Ruhuna

Dr. Harshini Rajapakse
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Dr. Harshini Rajapakse

Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna

Prof. J Indrakumar
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Prof. J Indrakumar

Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Prof. Janaka de Silva
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Prof. Janaka de Silva

University of Kelaniya

Dr. K V C Janaka
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Dr. K V C Janaka

Sri Jayawardenepura General Hospital

Prof. Kamani Wanigasuriya
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Prof. Kamani Wanigasuriya

Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Dr. Laknath Welagedara
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Dr. Laknath Welagedara

District General Hospital Chilaw

Dr. Lushan Hettiarachchi
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Dr. Lushan Hettiarachchi

Forensic Psychiatric Unit, National Institute of Mental Health, Angoda

Dr. Nalayani Rajarathnam
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Dr. Nalayani Rajarathnam

Base Hospital, Tellippalai

Dr. Nalin Kithulwatta
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Dr. Nalin Kithulwatta

Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children, Colombo

Dr. Nuwan Ranawaka
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Dr. Nuwan Ranawaka

National Hospital of Sri Lanka

Dr. Panduka Karunanayake
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Dr. Panduka Karunanayake

Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

Dr. Prasad Siriwardhana
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Dr. Prasad Siriwardhana

Base Hospital, Kalawana

Prof. Priyadarshani Galappatthy
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Prof. Priyadarshani Galappatthy

Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

Dr. Priyankara Jayawardena
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Dr. Priyankara Jayawardena

De Soysa Maternity Hospital

Prof. Ranjan Premaratna
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Prof. Ranjan Premaratna

Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

Prof. Raveen Hanwella
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Prof. Raveen Hanwella

Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

Dr. Rohan Gunawardena
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Dr. Rohan Gunawardena

Institute of Cardiology, National Hospital of Sri Lanka

Dr. Sanjeewa Munasinghe
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Dr. Sanjeewa Munasinghe

Army Hospital

Prof. Sarath Lekamwasam
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Prof. Sarath Lekamwasam

Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna

Prof. Saroj Jayasinghe
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Prof. Saroj Jayasinghe

Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

Dr. Shaluka Jayamanne
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Dr. Shaluka Jayamanne

Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

Dr. Shamila de Silva
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Dr. Shamila de Silva

Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

Dr. Shamitha Dassanayake
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Dr. Shamitha Dassanayake

Castle Street Hospital for Women

Dr. Suranga Manilgama
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Dr. Suranga Manilgama

Teaching Hospital Kandy

Prof. Thilak Weerarathna
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Prof. Thilak Weerarathna

Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna

Dr. Thiraviam Sabesan
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Dr. Thiraviam Sabesan

Base Hospital Chilaw

Dr. Upul Dissanayake
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Dr. Upul Dissanayake

National Hospital of Sri Lanka

Dr. Wickrama Salgado
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Dr. Wickrama Salgado

Durdans hospital Colombo

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

The main activities of the Conference are organized according to the following timetable.

VENUE

Cinnamon Grand Hotel
Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Cinnamon Hotel Management Limited,
117, Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha,
Colombo 02, Sri Lanka.
+94 – 11 – 2161161
+94 – 11 – 2320862

MORE INFORMATION

Accommodation
alternatives

We have selection of hotels with flexible terms and conditions exclusively for attendees of SIMCON 2018.

GALLE FACE HOTEL

36.3 km from BIA

THE GALADARI HOTEL

34.6 km from BIA

KINGSBURY HOTEL

33.7 km from BIA

CINNAMON GRAND

34.7 km from BIA

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SYMPOSIUMS

51

SPEAKERS

10

PLENARIES

4

WORKSHOPS

SPONSORS

SLSIM sincerely thanks our Annual Conference 2018 Sponsors whose generosity in providing financial support contributes significantly to the success of this event.

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