2019 “Reminiscences from a personal odyssey of a 50 year medical career: an opportunity to reflect”
Vidyajyothi Senior Prof. Rezvi Sheriff
MBBS, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FCCP, FACP, FNASSL FIMA
Senior Professor of Medicine, Sir John Kotelawala Defence University,
Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Colombo
2018 Medical Education in Sri Lanka“
Vidyajyothi Professor Lalitha Mendis
MBBS, MD, PhD, Dp. Bact, FNASSL, FSLCGP, FSLCME, FSLCM
Emeritus Professor of Microbiology, University of Colombo
2017 “Role of a Clinical Pharmacologist in Sri Lanka – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow”
Professor Gita Fernando, MBBS (Cey), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Lond), FCCP
Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
2016 “Meeting the challenge of Social Responsibility – The role of the SLMA”
Dr Suriyakanthie Amarasekera, Consultant Anaesthetist
2015 Emotional and spiritual intelligence and its relevance to medicine
Dr. Sunil Seneviratne Epa, Consultant Physician
2014 – “Protect the Values of a Noble Profession” – Dr Preethi Wijegoonewardene
2013 – “Something good in everything I see” – Dr Eugene Corea
2012 – "Research and Beyond ………." – Professor Sanath P Lamabadusuriya MBE
Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics, University of Colombo
2011 – Evolution of the nervous system – Darwin’s missing chapter”– Deshamanya Dr. J. B. Peiris, Senior Consultant Neurologist
2010 – Light Reflections of a Peripatetic Medical Professor –
Vidyajyothi Professor Colvin Goonaratna, Emeritus Professor of Physiology, University of Colombo
2009 – Road Traffic Accidents and Deaths; They are not doing anything about it
Deshamanya Professor A H Sheriffdeen, Emeritus Professor of Surgery,
University of Colombo
2008 – Of Divers and Diving
Dr. Malik Fernando, Past President, SLMA.
2007 – Bioethics in the 21st century: responding to the challenge –
Prof Anoja Fernando, Senior Professor of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Ruhuna, Galle.
2006 – Tumours of the Heart and Pericardium: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges –
Dr S J Stephen, Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
2005 – Reflections on changes in the Medical scenario in Sri Lanka in the past half
century. Dr Dennis J Aloysius, Family Physician and Past President SLMA.
2004 – Improving management and prevention of trauma in Sri Lanka – Dr Gamini
Goonetilleke, Consultant Surgeon, Sri Jayawardenepura General Hospital, Kotte.
2003 – Towards a better managed health service – Dr Lucian Jayasuriya, Medical
Advisor, Glaxo Smith Kline.
2002 – Equity in Health & Health Care – Prof Dulitha N Fernando, Professor of
Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo.
2001 – Medical Negligence – the Sri Lankan scene – Prof. Ravindra Fernando, Professor
of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo.
2000 – Epilepsy out of the shadows: experience in Sri Lanka over two decades – Prof.
Nimal Senanayake, Senior Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of
1999 – Renal failure in the tropics – Dr. S. Ramachandran, Consultant Physician.
1998 – A personal odyssey in Lung Disease – Dr. C. G. Uragoda, Consultant Chest