To be a financially and administratively independent institute, internationally recognized as an center of excellence, producing specialists of high professional standards, to meet health needs of the country and contribute to regional and world health in a responsive manner.


The mission of the institute is to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate postgraduate academic programs required to produce specialists of the highest quality, competence and dedication in order to provide optimum humane health care to the people of Sri Lanka, whilst being mindful of our wider responsibilities to the region and the world.