During the 17th graduation ceremony for Allied Health Programs and the Saudi Career Development Program, his Excellency Dr. Qasim Alqasabi, Chief Executive Officer of King Faisal Specialized Hospital & Research Centre (Gen. Org) honored 145 graduates. Among these graduates, 110 graduated men and women who successfully finished the Saudi Career Development Program which includes various specialties such as:
This year marks the highest number of Saudi Career Development Program graduates since its inception in 1984, resulting in 60% increase over the last year.
In addition to the Saudi Career Development Program, his Excellency also honored 35 graduates from the Allied Health Programs .They are the 17th group of Allied Health Programs graduates since its inception in the early 90s.
During his speech, Dr. Qasim Alqasabi emphasizes on the organization’s commitment to continue the effort to train and qualify Saudi nationals as it is one of the main goals for the organization and it goes along with the Vision 2030 of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.” The Saudi Career Development Program provides its trainees with the necessary and crucial skills to perform their tasks professionally and to achieve KFSH&RC mission, vision and values in patient services with the highest standards”. He added.
Dr. Al Qasabi pointed out that this graduation ceremony is a testament of KFSH&RC vision, role and commitment toward leading the health care and health education in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia by providing the training needed to qualify Saudi national healthcare providers. Dr. Al Qasabi also congratulated 35 males and females graduated of 3 Allied Health Programs:
Office Administration Program and Executive Secretary Program: both in collaboration with Niagara Collage, Canada.
Medical Record and Coding Program: which is the first program of its kind in any governmental hospital in the Kingdom, based on the official letter by the Saudi Health Council
At the end of his speech, Dr. Al Qasabi congratulated the graduates on their achievement and welcomed them as colleagues in this humanitarian field.
The CEO’s speech was followed by the speech of Dr.Abdulkader Al Alattas, Director of Training and Development Division at King Faisal Specialized Hospital. Dr. Al Attas mentioned that since the inception of the Saudi Career Development Program in 1984; more than 1500 graduates successfully completed the program.
During his speech, Dr. Al Attas emphasizes on the three essential pillars for any training program that conducted by Training and Development Division at King Faisal Specialized Hospital and Research Centre:
Specialized Skills that meet the growing hospital needs.
Training for professionalism and work ethics.
At the end of his speech, Dr. Al Attas valued the collaboration with Niagara Collage, Canada since 2006 which resulted in 99 males and females graduates to date in various Allied Health Programs.