Institute of Medical Sciences Trust

Institute of Medical Sciences Trust (IMS) stands as a beacon of excellence in the realm of medical education, training, and healthcare services in Sri Lanka. Founded in 2011, IMS has built upon the rich legacy of Green Memorial Hospital (GMH), an institution steeped in history since its establishment in the early 1850s by Dr. Samuel Fisk Green. Renowned as the first Medical School in South Asia, GMH has laid the foundation for IMS to emerge as a prominent leader in the medical domain.

IMS is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of medical education and training, catering to the evolving needs of healthcare professionals and aspiring individuals alike. Our commitment to excellence, coupled with a relentless pursuit of innovation, distinguishes IMS as a premier institution in Sri Lanka’s medical landscape.


IMS aspires to be a global leader in education and research in the field of Medical Sciences. We envision a future where our graduates are at the forefront of healthcare innovation, driving positive change both locally and internationally.


The mission of IMS is to improve the health of individuals and communities locally and globally through leadership and excellence in medical education, research, practice, and service. Our mission underscores a holistic approach to healthcare, encompassing education, research, clinical practice, and community engagement.

Core Values

  • Accountability: We hold ourselves accountable to our stakeholders, ensuring transparency and integrity in all our endeavors.
  • Excellence: We strive for excellence in everything we do, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Dignity of the Individual: We respect the inherent dignity and worth of every individual, promoting inclusivity and diversity.
  • Innovation: We embrace innovation as a driving force for positive change, seeking new solutions to address complex healthcare challenges.
  • Integrity: We conduct ourselves with integrity and ethical conduct, upholding the highest standards of professionalism and honesty.
  • Openness and Respect: We foster an environment of openness, collaboration, and mutual respect, valuing the contributions of all members of our community.