The Colombo Medical Faculty, Turbulence, Evolutions and Achievements, by Prof AH Sheriffdeen and Dr. S Nagasinghe
The book compiled by Prof AH Sheriffdeen and Dr. S Nagasinghe titled “The Colombo Medical Faculty, Turbulence, Evolutions and Achievements”, on the history of the Faculty of Medicine was donated to CoMSAA.The book is available for purchase at the CoMSAA secretariat for Rs. 1500.00.
“The Colombo Medical School which is the premier cornerstone of university education in Sri Lanka, is the first organized institution in Sri Lanka as well as the second in South Asia for training personnel in the allopathic system of Medicine.Before the era of the Medical School individuals who trained under the hands of military surgeons were recruited by the government….”
Glimpses of Time
CoMSAA published a book titled “Glimpses of Time” compiling articles from alumni members to depict various important events and reminiscences in the history of the Colombo Medical Faculty. The publication was a brain child of the President Vidyajyothi Professor LalithaMendis who was keen on persuading various alumni members who played key roles in some of the key turning points in the history of medical education and medical profession in Sri Lanka to pen their reflections and activities for the benefit of newer generations. The book is available for purchase at the CoMSAA secretariat for Rs. 1000.00.
The income from above publications is credited to the CoMSAA account.