Membership at the College entitles you to many benefits. We encourage you to join the Ceylon College of Physicians and be part of its journey as the premier professional organization for specialist medicine in Sri Lanka. The Ceylon College of Physicians has been the premier academic body for Physicians in Sri Lanka since its inception in 1967. Over the years the CCP has been instrumental in the advancement of the field of Internal Medicine and has made immense contributions to national health care. The College organizes a multitude of academic events during the year targeting consultant general physicians, Subspecialists, postgraduate trainees, House officers, Pre interns, and nurses. These include outreach programmes conducted at peripheral hospitals with the intention of sharing knowledge and expertise. We invite you to join the Ceylon College of Physicians, be a part of this esteemed institution.

STEPS TO BECOME A MEMBER

  1. Select the category that applies to you, from the 2 available categories given below.
  2. download the application form and complete it. The link to download the form is also given below, under each category.
  3. Get the photocopies of the supporting documents ready. We have made the application process simpler, by making it easier for you to get these supporting documents.
  4. You now need to hand over the completed application form, relevant supporting documents, and the relevant fee to our office. You can do this by either:
    1. Handing over your application to our office with the relevant fee.
    2. Posting it to us with a cheque for the relevant fee.
    3. Payments can be made in the following methods:
      1. Directly to the College office
      2. A cheque can be written in favour of “Ceylon College of Physicians” and forwarded together with the application
      3. Any further inquiries can be made from the college office via email or telephone.

Selections for membership will be approved by the council at the monthly council meetings.

Benefits of Associate Membership

  • Discounted prices for registering at College events, such as the annual academic sessions, specialty days, and other academic events.
  • We facilitate interviews with the Royal College of Physicians of London for the Medical Training Initiative (MTI) scheme.
  • Eligibility to take part in the Young Physicians’ Forum and compete for prestigious awards.
  • Eligibility to apply for our research grants

Requirements:

  • All Associate members should be citizens of Sri Lanka
  • The following shall be eligible for an Associate membership
    A registered medical practitioner who holds
    a primary medical degree recognised by the Sri Lanka Medical Council
    AND
    has been successful at the Selection Examination in Medicine for MD (Medicine) training
    AND
    is registered with the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo for MD (Medicine)
  • The application should be supported by the Director, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo and a Trainer of the respective trainee who should be a Member of the College.
  • The Associate membership will lapse automatically on completion of ten(10) years as an associate member or on admission to Membership or Overseas membership of the college.
  • Associate Members shall not be entitled to hold office in the Council of the College or vote at meetings of the College.

Requirements:

  • All members should be citizens of Sri Lanka
  • The following shall be eligible for membership
    A registered medical practitioner who holds
    A degree of MD of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo in Medicine AND is  Board Certified as a Specialist by the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo
    OR
    An equivalent overseas qualification acceptable to the Council of the Ceylon College of Physicians AND is Board certified as a Specialist by the specialist/ postgraduate boards of the relevant country.
    OR
    A degree MD of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo in related field of medicine such as Paediatrics, Pathology, Psychiatry, Microbiology, Radiology, Dermatology, Haematology or any other field of medicine that is accepted by the Council of the Ceylon College of Physicians AND is Board Certified as a Specialist by the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo
  • The application should be supported by two (2) members of the Ceylon College of Physicians of at least five (5) years standing.