Undergraduate Medical Education


The Undergraduate Medical Education at KFSH&RC is the latest addition to Academic and Training Affairs’ repertoire of academic and educational programs for future medical care providers. 


UGME Programs:

The Undergraduate Medical Education provides medical training services; it works to interpret and implement policies that apply to clinical training programs and their trainees. It targeted more universities around the country and coordinated to accept visitor’s medical students for several types of clinical training in addition to the affiliation with Alfaisal University.

Based on the Board of Directors resolution King Faisal Specialist hospital & Research Centre became a co-founder of Alfaisal University and member of trustees. The hospital’s affiliation with Alfaisal University for provision of full-time clinical training to medical students completes the cycles of medical education that is highly successful at KFSH&RC. The medical students began to attend KFSH&RC in 2008 for short training sessions, and full time clinical training commenced in the academic year 2011/2012.


The UGME currently offers the following clinical training for medical students and medical interns:

  • Full time medical education affiliated with Alfaisal University.
  • Pre-intern clinical elective / short time training.
  • Summer elective Training.
  • Clinical research training.
  • Medical internship training.


The UGME is committed to providing a superior clinical educational experience under the supervision of our dedicated faculty physicians and based on the criteria of undergraduate medical education committee for medical students.



How to apply:

We would like to thank you for applying to Undergraduate Medical Training and Medical Internship Training Programs at KFSH&RC –R, Kindly consider the following while applying:

  • Submitting your application does not mean that you are accepted.
  • Applications before or after the submission period will not be considered.
  • The concerned department might request additional requirements such as:( Interview, etc.…).
  • Once application’ criteria is met, you will receive accept or apology email by the concerned department in a period of two weeks effective from the last day of the submission period.
  • Kindly consider official working hours while submitting your application.
  • Weekends and official holidays are not counted during the process.
  • Visiting directly the hospital Undergraduate medical internship coordinator office is not allowed. Any further matters you should approach your university coordinators.

The Undergraduate Medical Education at KFSH&RC has emerged as a vital component of Academic and Training Affairs, and we are fully committed to support the aspirations of our young medical students. The following requirements are described in these categories:

Contact information:
Shaden A. Khattab
KFSH&RC AU Coordinator
Undergraduate Medical Education Coordinator
Medical Internship Training Coordinator
Email:- skhattab@kfshrc.edu.sa
Tel:  +966 11 464 7272 Ext: 37859- Fax: +966 11 4427237
Academic & Training Affairs (36-2)
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre- R