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CoMSAA 9th Annual Academic Sessions & Reunion

The Academic and Social Programme

4:00 PMRegistration and Tea
4:50 PMNational Anthem and Lighting of the traditional oil lamp
4:55 PMWelcome address by Vidya jyothi Prof. Rezvi Sheriff – President CoMSAA
5:05 PMAddress by the Chief Guest – Prof. Jenniffer Perera, Former Dean, Chair & Senior Professor, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo.
5:15 PMAcademic Sessions
Chairpersons: Vidya Jyothi Prof. Rezvi Sheriff and Vidya Jyothi Prof. Vajira Dissanayake
5:20 PMThe extraordinary case of a misshapen jaw shaping a culture of music: a glimpse into a revolutionary era of the history of Sinhala song and musical theatre – Prof. Dinithi Fernando, MBBS ( Col), MD, FCCP, FRCP ( London), Associate Professor Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
5:45 PMFrom serendipity to evidance based medicine – Prof. Ranil Fernando, Senior Professor of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya 
6:05 PMHow training in visual arts would contribute to Medical Education (Prerecorded) – Dr. Jaika Witana, FRCSI, MS (Otolaryngology) –  Former Clinical Lead for the Audiovestibular Medical Service. Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
6:25 PMDebate:

Topic – What we had before was better than the “Post COVID New Normal”
Moderators: Dr. Sarath Gamini de Silva and Dr. Sumithra Tissera
Proposing Team:Prof. Ishan Zoysa and Dr. Naomali Amarasena
Opposing Team:Prof. Indika Karunathilleke and Prof. Manuj Weerasinghe

7:00 PMVote of Thanks – Dr. Sumudu Suranadee, Co Secretary CoMSAA
7:05 PMEnd of academic sessions and Faculty song
7:10 PMSocial Programme
Quiz, Games and Dance Competition
8:00 PMDinner with Music and Raffle Draw
11:00 PMEnd of programme