Induction day for the Early Career Academics (ECAs)
The Academic Mentoring Program (AMP) of the University hosted an Induction Programme for Early Career Academics (ECAs) at the main auditorium of the Faculty of Medicine on the 28th of February 2023. The programme’s main highlights were the lecture on “Developing your academic profile” by Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, the Vice Chancellor of the University. In addition, the Vice Chancellor formally recognized the AMP working group on mentoring and the in-house programme leaders and officially launched the University’s mentors pool.
Several resource persons from the AMP working group on mentoring contributed to the programme and participants will have the opportunity to complete several online modules hosted on the postgraduate learning management system of the Faculty of Medicine, and e-certificates will be issued upon completion. Dr Prathibha Mahanamahewa, the Rector of Sri Palee Campus, Professor Vidya Jothi Vajira HW Dissanayake, the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, as well as representatives from the Deans and Directors of other faculties and institutes, and over fifty early-career academics, were among the attendees at the programme.