College of Medicine

His Royal Highness Meets College of Medicine Staff and Faculty

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center Governor of Asir, His Royal Highness Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, affirmed that King Khalid University has a long history of achievements. Moreover, he asserted that King Khalid University provides vital community and academic services for the region, explaining that now is the time to provide all necessary resources to achieve greater results. This came during a meeting held by His Royal Highness with faculty members and staff at the College of Medicine, in the presence of His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, on Monday in Auditorium 6. His Royal Highness explained that this visit aims to enhance the College of Medicine's role in the community, explaining that all proposals and suggestions will be considered to serve the mission of the College of Medicine. His Royal Highness: "Today, I come to serve you." At the beginning of the meeting, Rector Al-Solamy welcomed His Royal Highness and expressed his gratitude and appreciation towards his continuous support to King Khalid University's activities and projects. Dean of College of Medicine, Prof. Suliman Al-Humayed, explained in his speech that this visit is a historic moment for the College of Medicine on the occasion of His Royal Highness Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud's visit to elevate the college and activate its role in the region. Following after, Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs, Dr. Saleh Al-Qahtani, delivered a presentation that reviewed the establishment of the college and its achievements during the past four decades. Of noteworthy mention, the educational facilities and the community service health initiatives provided to the region were highlighted. During the meeting, His Royal Highness reviewed strategies and discussed topics that will bolster the role of the College of Medicine in the region. The topics included the university hospital, supporting scientific research, and attracting highly qualified medical staff.
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College of Medicine Sponsors Health Awareness Campaign in Thuluth Al-Manzar

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The College of Medicine and the Medicine and Creative Club recently collaborated with the Kawther Health Association on bringing a health awareness caravan to the Thuluth Al-Manzar in the Asir region. A number of faculty doctors, consultants and students participated. College of Medicine Student Activities Head, Dr. Wadah Al-Alamie, said that the caravan included four mobile clinics: Two specializing in optics and optical surgery, a children's thoracic unit, and a family medicine clinic. Dr. Al-Almaie noted that the caravan provided clinical examinations and medical consultations to nearly 100 members of the public at no charge. He added that the effort was part of the university's public outreach initiatives. Dr. Al-Almaie thanked the Kawther Health Association and participants for all of their efforts and support.
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World Heart Day Campaign Brings More Than 1,200

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Medical and Creativity Club and the Female Medical Club in partnership with the Saudi Heart Association recently organized an awareness campaign entitled 'We Care for the Health of Your Heart' at Al Rashid Mall sponsored by Saudi German Hospital. The campaign was held on the 29th of September, which coincided with World Heart Day (WHD) 2019. The mission of WHD is to ensure heart health equity for all. King Khalid University's campaign aimed to educate the public on cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease, cardiac arrest, prevention methods, and the importance of a healthy diet and physical activities. The campaign included the participation College of Medicine Vice Dean, Dr. Ayed Al-Shatti, Head of Student Activities, Dr. Waddah Al-Alamai, and Director of Business Development, Saudi German Hospital in Asir, Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Shahrani. It is worth noting that the campaign included the participation of a number of volunteers, medical students, doctors, and more than 1,200 particpants.
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College of Medicine Sponsors Health Awareness Campaign in Thuluth Al-Manzar

  King Khalid University - Media Center The College of Medicine and the Medicine and Creative Club recently collaborated with the Kawther Health Association on bringing a health awareness caravan to the Thuluth Al-Manzar in the Asir region. A number of faculty doctors, consultants and students participated. College of Medicine Student Activities Head, Dr. Wadah Al-Alamie, said that the caravan included four mobile clinics: Two specializing in optics and optical surgery, a children's thoracic unit, and a family medicine clinic. Dr. Al-Almaie noted that the caravan provided clinical examinations and medical consultations to nearly 100 members of the public at no charge. He added that the effort was part of the university's public outreach initiatives. Dr. Al-Almaie thanked the Kawther Health Association and participants for all of their efforts and support.  
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Service Above Self: College of Medicine Health Caravan

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University, represented by the Medicine and Innovation Club at the Faculty of Medicine in cooperation with Al-Kawthar Charity Association, launched a multidisciplinary health caravan on Saturday to provide its services at Al-Qahma General Hospital in Asir with the participation of a number of Saudi consultants. The caravan includes clinics specialized in dermatology, ophthalmology and family medicine. Of noteworthy mention, medical advice will be thoroughly offered to improve beneficiary experience and outcomes through a preliminary screening clinic to examine diabetes, blood pressure, and body mass index (BMI).
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MBBS Program Obtains Full NCAAA Accreditation

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) Program offered by the College of Medicine has received programmatic academic accreditation through August 2026 from the Education & Training Evaluation Commission (ETEC), represented by the National Center of Academic Accreditation & Evaluation (NCAAA). Of noteworthy mention, three academic programs were recently accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) at the College of Engineering and College of Computer Science. On this auspicious occasion, Vice Rector of Academic Development and Quality, Prof. Merzin Al-Shahrani, asserted that King Khalid University has dedicated substantial manpower and resources to ensure that programs selected for accreditation will meet the strictest educational standards. He extended his sincere gratitude to King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, for his ongoing support and guidance in the development of quality programs in accord with Vision 2030, noting that the accredited programs will foster the conditions necessary for students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and capabilities that employers need in our knowledge-driven economy. Vice Rector Al-Shahrani took this opportunity to thank the employees of the Deanship of Academic Development and Quality for their efforts in cooperating with the various colleges, improving the university programs, and obtaining the full programmatic accreditation. The NCAAA accreditation process focuses on eleven standards which are divided into five key areas, including: Institutional context (the mission and objectives – program administration – management of program quality assurance) Quality of teaching and learning Student learning support (student support and management services - learning resources) Infrastructure support (facilities and equipment - financial planning & management – employment process) Social contribution (scientific research - relationships with the community).
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Medical Students Train at Emory University in USA

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The College of Medicine at King Khalid University concluded its 1439-40 AH summer exchange program at Emory University in the USA. The program falls under the purview of King Khalid University's International Summer Training Program, under the direction and consent of the Minister of Education, His Excellency Dr. Hamad Al-Sheikh, and supervised by King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy. College of Medicine Dean, Prof. Suliman Mohammed Al-Humayed, explained that 15 students received summer training at the School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Dean Al-Humayed commended the outstanding level achieved by the students during the program, noting that the university recognizes the importance of holding such programs to enhance student performance and the overall development of skills and experience in an international environment. On his part, Dr. Ali Al-Suhail, who supervised the program, pointed out that the program also included a visit to Emory University's Faculty of Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which is considered the leading national public health institute of the United States.
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More Than 700 Join the Saudi Stem Cells Donor Registry

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University, represented by the Medicine and Innovation Club at the College of Medicine, recently concluded a 10-day awareness campaign on the importance of donating stem cells, under the supervision and participation of the Saudi Stem Cells Donor Registry (SSCDR). The campaign registered more than 700 donors at the campaign headquarters in Abha under the supervision of College of Medicine Dean, Prof. Suliman Mohammed Al-Humayed, and Student Activities Director, Dr. Wadah Al-Almaie. Of noteworthy mention, the campaign aims to reach out to the largest segment of society in order to increase the number of registered donors. This will enhance the ability to match donors to patients suffering from serious diseases in need of a stem cell transplant. The stem cell donation awareness campaign is based on international best practices and the latest techniques to determine tissue typing and blood group.
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College of Medicine Holds Campaign to Raise Awareness on Stem Cell Donation

  Source: King Khalid University - Media Center King Khalid University, represented by the College of Medicine and the Creative Medicine Club, organized an awareness campaign on the importance of stem cell donation. The campaign will be held in collaboration with the Saudi Stem Cells Donor Registry (SSCDR). College of Medicine Dean, Prof. Suliman Mohammed Al-Humayed, said that the campaign aims to raise awareness on the importance of donating stem cells and facilitating the registration of donors, noting that stem cell transplantation is used to treat many life-threatening diseases. The campaign will be held at the Airport Park, Art Street, and Al Rashid Mall under the supervision and follow-up of Dean Al-Humayed and Student Activities Director, Dr. Wadah Al-Almaie.
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More Than 200 Students From 6 Universities Attend the Clinical Medicine Preparation Course

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center The Medicine and Innovation Club at King Khalid University organized a clinical medicine skills preparation course tailored for 200 upperclassmen from around the Kingdom. At the beginning of the course, College of Medicine Dean, Prof. Suliman Mohammed Al-Humayed, and Student Activities Director, Dr. Wadah Al-Almaie, delivered a lecture on clinical skills to set the stage for students in their clinical years. Of noteworthy mention, a select group of resident physicians, consultants, and elite students will lead the course, which is represented by Umm Al-Qura University, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Jazan University, Najran University, and Bisha University.
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