Medical Internship marks the blossoming of a medical graduate emerging from the medical faculty. Hence improving the quality of the internship becomes a worthy investment for the present and the future of the intern medical officers, their patients as well as for the health system.
The due recognition was not given to the above concept until Dr.AnuruddhaPadeniya, President of Government Medical Officers’ Association took the initiative and develop this concept in to a programme in 2013. He coined this as Good Intern Programme. In 2013 the programme was conducted in 3 phases successfully under the guidance of Dr AnuruddhaPadeniya.