Dr. Lloyd Fernando's guest lecture on “Economics that doctors should know”

The guest lecture was held on 15th July, 2016 at Hotel Ozo in Marine drive, Colombo 06 and proceedings began at 7.00pm.

The welcome address was delivered by Dr.Shanti Dalpatadu (President of CMASL). He elaborated on the main event for the day and detailed the efforts made by Dr Anil Jasinghe (DDG NHSL) who is also a past president of CMASL in getting Dr Lloyd Fernando to deliver this guest lecture.

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Courtesy visit to the Director General of Health Service on 23rd of June 2016

The president CMASL and Council Members paid a courtesy call to introduce the new council and present the plan of activities for 2016 to the Director General of Health Service on 23rd of June 2016 at 5.00 pm. There were 18 members present, including four past presidents. Members of the council were asked to introduce themselves to the DGHS.

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Speechcraft Program by Toastmasters International


All young medical administrators and PG trainees are invited for this program. As there are 30 limited seats please register soon at CMASL office. The registration of members will be on a first come, first served basis.


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Joint Academic Meeting with College of Surgeons

The College of Medical Administrators (CMASL) renewing the role of guiding health development of the country held the first ever joint academic session with the College of Surgeons Sri Lanka (CSSL) on 18th of June, 2016 at the auditorium of Lady Ridgeway Children’s Hospital. The theme was “Medical Administrators and Surgeons: on a common platform to improve Patient Care”. Membership of both colleges were well represented and there were a total of 79 participants at this event.

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Induction of new president of CMASL

Induction of 23rd President of the College of Medical Administrators of Sri-Lanka, Dr Shanti Dalpatadu, was held on the 18th day of March 2016 at Hotel Kingsbury Colombo.

President in his Induction speech spoke on two aspects

  • Formation of CMASL
  • Theme for the year 2016

"Building a Culture of Excellence in Medical Administration"

He said in order to do this he wanted to refer to the greats of the 20th century and to find out those role models or excellent medical administrators through a research study. From this he wanted to show how the traits and styles of these great medical administrators enabled us to have one of the best health services in the region He said the intention this year was to building a culture, and the way forward is to create a behavioural change in young administrators and to make them aspire to be excellent Medical Administrators. He thereafter outlined the planned activities he proposes for this year to achieve this objective.

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