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Dr. Sivanjali Myuran


Dr. Sivanjali Myuran
MBBS (KMC, Manipal, India)
Lecturer (Prob.) in Medical Education
Department of Medical Education & Research
Faculty of Health-Care Sciences
Eastern University, Sri Lanka /


Gained primary and secondary education at St. Cecilia's Girls' College, Batticaloa. Graduated with MBBS degree from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India in 2006 with a first class. Completed internship training at Kasturba Teaching Hospital, Manipal, India. Thereafter experienced clinical learning in India, Sri Lanka, Canada and the United States of America. Successfully completed the United States Medical Licensure Examinations. Followed a course on Neuroplasticity at the University of Toronto, Canada. Gained various health related work experiences in Canada. Joined the Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University Sri Lanka as a lecturer in the Department of Medical Education & Research in 2018.

Medical Licensure & Certification

  • Certificate Course on Postgraduate Research (Read)
  • Medical Culture and Communication, Health Force Ontario, Canada (2012)
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), USA (2010)
  • Medical License, Karnataka Medical Council, India (2006)


  1. Youhasan, P, Sivanjali, M, and Sathaananthan, T. (2018). Outcome Based Medical Curriculum; Features, Standards and Challenges. Proceeding of 13th International Medical Education Conference (IMEC 2018), Malaysia. PP 93. (Abstract -Poster Presentation).
  2. Sivanjali, M, Youhasan, P, Sujaa MAA. (2018). Clinical teachers’ perceptions on an integrated medical curriculum and its role in promoting a holistic approach in patient care.International Conference on Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jeyawardenapura, Sri Lanka. OP 23. (Abstract – Oral Presentation).
  3. Sivanjali. M, Sanooz. R, Peduru Arachchige. P (2019). Medical Students’ Achievement of Learning Skills in Various Learning Methods- A Systematic Review, 2nd South Asia conference on Multidisciplinary Research 2019 (SAMR’2019). (Abstract – Oral Presentation)
  4. Youhasan, P, Sivanjali, M, and Sathaananthan. T.(2019). Outcome Based Medical Curriculum: Features, Standards and Challenges. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Education (Vol.- 10, Issue- 01, 2019)
  5. Sivanjali, M (2020) Role of Emotional Intelligence in Leadership and Organizational success, 3rd International symposium on social Sciences and Humanities, National center for Advanced studies(NCAS). 

Research Interest

  • Outcome-based Education
  • Teaching Learning Methods
  • Clinical Learning
  • Professionalism


  • Peace Medicine sessions - Small group discussion, PBL (Problem based learning)


  • First class with distinction in first year of medical school and first class in second and final years of medical school

Positions Held

Professional Experience

  • Secretary of Curriculum Development and Evaluation Committee, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka ; 2019 - Present
  • Member of Career guidance cell, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka ; 2019 - Present 
  • Member of Information Technology Cell, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka;  2019 - Present 
  • Member of Action Plan Committee, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka ; 2019 - Present
  • Demonstrator, Department of Medical Education & Research, Faculty of Health-care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka  
  • Vision Clinic Team Leader and Coordinator, Toronto Foundation for Student Success, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • South Asian Heart Health Ambassador, Heart & Stroke foundation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Medical Administrator, Family Practice Office, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
  • House Officer (Intern), Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, India

Clinical Externship/Shadowing Experience

  • Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Lawrence J.Kessel M.D and. Associates, P.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • The Heart Institute of Brownsville, Texas, USA
  • Regional Academic Health Centre (RAHC), Harlingen,Texas, USA
  • The Diabetes control centre & Endocrinology Clinic, Brownsville, Texas, USA
  • Community Health Center, Brownsville, Texas, USA
  • Rexdale Community Health Centre, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
  • Floradale Medical Clinic, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Teaching Hospital Batticaloa, Sri Lanka