"History running back to 1965 the Department of Medicine, stands with pride in its own right and identity.
Involved in undergraduate education of medical and dental students and postgraduate training. Department also caters to a large number of elective students who come from different countries.
The Department has its clinical units in the Teaching Hospital Peradeniya which is affiliated to the Faculty of Medicine. Training also goes on in the General Hospital Kandy and other major hospitals."