This will be awarded to the best scientific paper submitted to the 2nd Annual Academic Sessions.
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.
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.
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.
Keynote & Conference Speakers on SIMCON2018
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SLSIM is dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare in Sri Lanka through a holistic approach to medicine
The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.
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