In its 51 years of existence, the College has contributed to,
- Advancement of knowledge and promotion of research in anaesthesia
- Contributed to patient safety
- Been actively involved in the training of anaesthesiologists
- Promoting fellowship amongst its members.
Who We are
College of Anaesthesiologists & Intensivists of Sri Lanka has a long history of dedication to the field of anaesthesia and the well-being of patients. In its 51 years of existence, the College has made significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge and promotion of research in anaesthesia, including conducting and supporting clinical studies and providing educational resources and opportunities for continuing medical education. The College has also been actively involved in efforts to improve patient safety, collaborating with healthcare organizations and implementing best practices to reduce the risk of complications during anaesthetic procedures. In addition to these efforts, the College has played a vital role in the training of anaesthesiologists, offering courses and training programs to help prepare the next generation of medical professionals. Furthermore, the College has fostered a sense of community among its members, promoting fellowship and supporting the professional development of its members through networking and mentorship opportunities. Overall, the College of Anaesthesiologists has made significant contributions to the field of anaesthesia and continues to work towards improving patient care and advancing medical knowledge.
The emblem of the College consists of a coiled serpent, a universal symbol for medicine, and an owl to symbolize the vigilance of the anaesthetist. The owl is perched on a shield, surrounded by entwined poppy leaves, which represent analgesia. Together, these elements represent the values and goals of the College, as well as the important role of the anaesthetist in patient care.
The motto of the College is "Sensim Sine Sensu," which means "quietly without pain." This motto was chosen to represent the values and goals of the College.