Applying to Postgraduate Programs

The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties aims to provide postgraduate training programs in an effort to develop the skills of health practitioners in various health fields. Additionally, SCFHS is keen to supervise these programs and provide legalized vocational training opportunities for graduates of medical and health colleges inside and outside the Kingdom.

List of Postgraduate Programs

Title
21.
Adult Critical Care Board
Approved centers

Riyadh

Medical City of King Saud University
Dr. Sulaiman AlHabib Medical Group
Prince Sultan Military Medical City in the health services of the Armed Forces
King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
Security Forces Hospital
Riyadh Second Health Cluster

Jeddah

Saudi German Hospital
Directorate of Health Affairs
King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard
Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital
King Abdulaziz University Hospital
King Fahd Hospital of Armed Forces
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center

Mecca

Security Forces Hospital
Makkah Health Cluster

Dammam

Eastern Health Cluster

Alahsa

Almousa Specialist Hospital

Khobar

King Fahd University Hospital

Medina

King Fahd Hospital

Najran

General Directorate of Health Affairs

Bahrain

King Hamad University Hospital in Kingdom of Bahrain

Third Training Sector

Armed Forces Hospitals at the Ministry of Defense in the third training sector

Fourth Training Sector

Hospitals of the Armed Forces of the Ministry of Defense in the fourth training sector
Program brochure
22.
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellowship
Approved centers

Riyadh

King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard
Prince Sultan Military Medical City in the health services of the Armed Forces

Dammam

Eastern Health Cluster
23.
Home Health Care Physicians Diploma
Available tests
Approved centers

Riyadh

Riyadh First Health Cluster
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
Prince Sultan Military Medical City in the health services of the Armed Forces

Medina

Department of Home Healthcare
Program brochure
24.
Communication and Swallowing Disorders Diploma
Approved centers

Riyadh

Riyadh Second Health Cluster
Program brochure
25.
Occupational Therapy Diploma
26.
Advanced Education in General Dentistry Diploma
Approved centers

Riyadh

King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard
Dental clinics at the Dentistry Coolage at Dar Al Uloom University
Center of Advanced Consultants in Healthcare Education and Training
University Hospitals of Riyadh Alam University
Prince Sultan Military Medical City in the health services of the Armed Forces
Program brochure
27.
Clinical Nutrition Diploma
Approved centers

Riyadh

King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard
Riyadh Second Health Cluster
Medical City of King Saud University

Jeddah

Directorate of Health Affairs
Program brochure
28.
Audiology Diploma
Approved centers

Riyadh

Medical City of King Saud University
Prince Sultan Military Medical City in the health services of the Armed Forces
Riyadh Second Health Cluster
Program brochure
29.
Advanced Nursing in Neonatal Intensive Care Diploma
Approved centers

Riyadh

King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard in Riyadh
Prince Sultan Military Medical City in the health services of the Armed Forces in Riyadh
Riyadh First Health Cluster
Riyadh Second Health Cluster
Medical City of King Saud University in Riyadh

Jeddah

King Fahd Hospital of Armed Forces in Jeddah

Qassim

Qassim health Cluster
Program brochure
30.
Urogynecologist and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Approved centers

Riyadh

Riyadh Second Health Cluster
King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard in Riyadh
Medical City of King Saud University in Riyadh

Jeddah

King Abdulaziz University Hospital in Jeddah
Program brochure

Daem

 This initiative aims to alleviate the psychological pressures of  trainees and help them overcome the difficulties they face.

Apply within 72 hours of submitting the application, or on the same day for emergency cases

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Exams

The exams in the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties aim to assess the level of trainees and develop them to be able to practice their health specialties with efficiency and proficiency.

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Saudi Board Examination

Part One Exam

Saudi Board's Part One exam involves health and fundamental sciences related to the specialty, it does not involve other postgraduate training programs such as Diplomas and Fellowships.

Exam Conditions:

  1. Completion of 9 months of training in any of Saudi Board programs.
  2. Valid registration in one of the Commission's postgraduate programs.
  3. Any further conditions set by the Learning and Training Council.
  4. Applying online when the application opens.
Annual Promotion Exam

The annual promotion exam aims to evaluate the trainee and ensure he/she has the required knowledge and skills in that year.

Final Exam

The general goal of the final exam is to ensure that the trainee has the required competence with the intended specialty along with determining his/her eligibility for taking the final exam.

Exam Prerequisites:

  1. Completion of the program's training period.
  2. Completion of any other requirements set by some of the Scientific Council​s like (researches, publications, books, cases, lists and procedures).
  3. If the trainee does not pass the final written exam in the specified period of time, he/ she should request exam eligibility renewal from the Central Training Committee before taking the exam to allow sufficient time. It is up to the committee to renew his/her exam eligibility for one extendable year or to refuse the renewal and request completion of an extra training period at a satisfactory level.  
  4. Applying online when the application is open.
Final Clinical Exam

The aim of the final clinical exam is to determine the trainee's ability to practice the profession safely and independently and to ensure that the trainee has the required clinical competency.  

The following forms of evaluation will be undertaken for the final clinical exam:

  • Objective structured clinical examination (OSCE).

  • Standardized oral examination (SOE).
     

Exam Prerequisites:

  1. Pass the final written exam of the Saudi Board Programs /fellowships /diplomas.

  2. The trainee can have a maximum of three exam attempts to pass the clinical exam in order to obtain a specialty certificate during the period assigned by the Council of Education and Training in the rules of procedure.  

  3. The trainee is not allowed to enter the clinical exam.

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Rules and Regulations

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About the Trainee
القواعد التنفيذية للتقييم 
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اللائحة العامة للتقييم 
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Use of Simulation in High Stakes Exams
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القواعد التنفيذية لإجازات المتدربين والانسحاب والتأجيل والانقطاع
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القواعد التنفيذية لتغيير المركز التدريبي والتخصص
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القواعد التنفيذية لتمثيل المتدربين في لجان التدريب وتفعيل مشاركتهم
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القواعد التنفيذية للتقويم المستمر والترقية السنوية 
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القواعد التنفيذية للقبول والتسجيل في برامج الدراسات العليا 
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القواعد التنفيذية للمخالفات والإجراءات التأديبية والتظلمات 
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القواعد التنفيذية لمجالس ولجان التدريب المركزية والعلمية والإشرافية 
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اللائحة العامة للتدريب في برامج الدراسات العليا 
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اللائحة العامة لمجالس ولجان الهيئة التنفيذية والعلمية والمهنية 
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Frequently Asked Questions

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