Critical Appraisal Workshop

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia



Last Chance to Register


The Annals of Saudi Medicine under the Scientific Publications Office (Academic and Training Affairs) at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre is going to hold its First Critical Appraisal Workshop on 22 November 2017 (one full day) and repeated on 23 November 2017. The workshop will cover a great range of in-depth topics such as:  

  • Introduction to Critical Appraisal
  • Why Sample Size Matters? & How to Calculate it Using Online Software Sources?
  • Overview of Diagnostic Test
  • Overview of Cohort Study
  • Overview of Cross-Sectional Study
  • Hands-on-Training Experience



The workshop is your chance to:

  • Gain the skills to evaluate and critique published papers.
  • Develop a keen eye of a professional reviewer.



The workshop will be a one-day workshop, and it will be held on the following dates:

  • 22 November 2017
  • 23 November 2017


Venue: King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.



  • Physicians, researchers, pharmacists, nurses, allied healthcare professionals, and medical students must attend this workshop.
  • It is a pre-requisite in all training programs according to the CanMEDs Guidelines in order to attain the capabilities of the scholar role.



At the end of the program, attendees will be receiving two official certificates as described below:  

  1. Saudi Commission for Health Specialities (CME accredited).
  2. King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Academic and Training Affairs


Speakers: Expert speakers who have international records in publishing and reviewing research projects will participate in presenting this workshop.


Fees: SR 600 fees.



Registration should be filled out online through the link below or by filling out the attached registration form and sending it to asm@kfshrc.edu.sa


https://goo.gl/BZoMeS (It is advisable to fill out the registration form on Google Chrome.)


Contact Information:

Scientific Publications Office, ATA

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre

MBC 36, P.O. Box 3354

Riyadh 11211, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Tel. : +966 11 464 7272 ext. 36590

E-mail: asm@kfshrc.edu.sa



Prof Nasser Al-Sanea

Dr Yaser Adi

Prof. Edward B. De Vol

Dr Hadeel Alkofide

Dr Ghada A. Bawazeer