Our vision is to be a regional leader in improving health through innovation in research, education, and service to the community.


Our mission is to prepare its students for meeting and responding to the changing healthcare needs and expectations of the Saudi Arabian community. This will be achieved in full partnership with other healthcare providers and relevant sectors in the community.


  • Responsiveness to local, national, and international health needs
  • Commitment to innovation and excellence
  • Life-long learning and critical inquiry
  • Promotion of social justice, equity, diversity, and professionalism
  • Effective partnership with all our stakeholders
  • Multi-professional and interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Supportive and respectful relationships
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Collaborative leadership
  • Embracing diversity

Program Goals

The College of Medicine commits to the fulfillment of its vision and mission by striving to meet the following goals: 

  • Goal 1: A medical school founded on the advancement of knowledge through research and education and recognized as one of the best research-intensive medical schools in the region. 
  • Goal 2: A medical school in which an environment of investigation, discovery, scholarship, and intellectual exchange supports a community of faculty, students, and staff with strong academic leaders in the biomedical sciences. 
  • Goal 3: A medical school and University each made stronger and together greater through close academic and administrative partnerships.
  • Goal 4: A premier medical school that earns the public’s trust and respect through outstanding patient care and academic medicine. 
  • Goal 5: A medical school that optimizes health through community partnerships.
  • Goal 6: A medical school that is socially accountable to the needs and the diversity of the populations of Saudi Arabia.
  • Goal 7: A medical school that leads and conducts research activities that positively impact the health of those living in Saudi communities.
  • Goal 8: A medical school that fosters a positive learning environment for students, faculty and staff.

Graduate Attributes

The graduate attributes that students will develop studying at the College of Medicine, Alfaisal University are:

  • A Safe Practitioner,
  • A Scholar,
  • A Collaborator,
  • A Communicator,
  • An Advocate,
  • A Leader,
  • A Professional, and
  • A Lifelong Learner

Department & Programs

Anatomy & Genetics

Anatomy is the language of medicine. It offers the foundation of knowledge to all medical students. Although the technology in teaching and learning has grown exponentially and continues to change..

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Family & Community Medicine

Welcome to Alfaisal Family and Community Medicine Department, one of the unique and influential distention of Family Medicine in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf.

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Biostatistics & Epidemiology

Our department offers several courses in biostatistics and epidemiology and has strong collaborations with public and private national and international health agencies and institutions.

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Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine

Biochemistry is a central basic discipline to all branches of Life Sciences deals with the chemical nature, function, structure, energetic and pathways of synthesis and degradation of simple to complex biological and/or cellular molecules to understand the various aspects of cellular..

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Microbiology & Immunology

Welcome to the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We utilize innovative approaches which stimulates critical thinking, intellectual discovery and promotes ..

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Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics and Medicine. The department contributes to many courses of the undergraduate curriculum, mainly Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Medicine clerkships, as well as internships in medical specialties.

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Welcome to the Department of Pathology at College of Medicine, Alfaisal University. The Department of Pathology enthusiastically supports the mission and values of the Alfaisal University School of Medicine. Our VISION is to promote an educational atmosphere that motivates intellectual curiosity, meets students..

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Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology at College of Medicine, Alfaisal University. Pharmacology is the study of the effects of drugs on living systems, while a drug can be defined as any chemical substance that exerts effects on a biological system.

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Welcome to the Department of Internal Medicine at Alfaisal University in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Internal medicine science represents the core knowledge for medical students and the future physicians. Our mission is to provide an exemplary student friendly learning environment for our students.

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Physiological Sciences

Welcome to the website of the Department of Physiological Sciences at Alfaisal University in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The faculty members of the department provide expertise and teach different aspects of physiological sciences to medical and graduate students.

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Surgery, Obstetrics & Radiology

Welcome to the Department of Surgery, Obstetrics & Radiology at Alfaisal University in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Our mission is to provide an exemplary teaching environment for our medical students and residents.

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Department of Clinical Skills

The Department of Clinical Skills acts a cornerstone in developing the skills of communication, history taking, and physical examination, and the interpretational and procedural skills of medical students.

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