Faculty & Staff - Department of Community & Family Medicine
Dr. Baraa Alghalyini is presently (since Oct-2012) working as an Assistant Professor & Chair of the Family Medicine & Community Medicine at College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh. She is the Course Director of several courses including Introduction to Public Health and multi-thematic longitudinal courses in Family Medicine, administered to the undergraduate medical students. Moreover, She is the co-director of the Master in public health program of the same institute.
Dr. Baraa Alghalyini is working as a comprehensive Family Medicine physician at the Consulting Clinics in Riyadh since Sept. 2012 and also working with Urgent Care at King Faisal Specialist Hospital. Earlier, she has worked as a Consultant with King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh from Sept 2009 to July 2012.
Dr. Alghalyini is the founder of the Gulf Family Medicine Interest Group (GFMIG) - a student based group with the mandate of empowering the speciality of family medicine in the Gulf region and the Arab world.
She completed her Residency (from Mar-2002 to April-2004) in Family Medicine Dept. at St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada. Thereafter successfully completed her Masters in Health Sciences from the School of Public Health at the University of Toronto and Family Medicine Fellow-ship from the same institute (Jun-20014 to Apr-2006).
Her first years of practice were as a staff physician at St. Jamestown Health Center of St. Michael's Hospital under affiliation with University of Toronto, Canada from Jul 2006 to Nov-2008.
Dr. Baraa Alghalyini has contributed immensely in the field of Family Medicine teaching. Her teaching experience began as a Course Instructor for the Arts & Science of Clinical Medicine at University of Toronto (Feb 2008) and since participated as a Trainer and Examiner with King Saudi University, Riyadh and was also a small group moderator for Family Medicine course with College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University of Health Sciences, Riyadh.
She served as an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine with University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family & Community Medicine since 2006 and also remained adjunct Assistant Professor with King Saud University, Riyadh (from Apr 2011 to Mar 2012).