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
161.
Saudi Board Family Dentistry Board
Approved centers

Riyadh

King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard in Riyadh
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Riyadh
Security Forces Hospital in Riyadh
The Medical Complex at the General Administration of Medical Services Headed by the General Intelligence in Riyadh
University Dental Hospital at King Saud University in Riyadh
Prince Sultan Military Medical City in the health services of the Armed Forces in Riyadh
University Hospitals of Riyadh Alam University in Riyadh
Dental clinics at the Dentistry Coolage at Dar Al Uloom University in Riyadh
The educational clinics of the Vision Colleges in Riyadh
Riyadh Second Health Cluster

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Jeddah
Dental Medicine and surgery clinics in Ibn Sina Praivate College in Jeddah
King Fahd Hospital of Armed Forces in Jeddah

Abha

General Directorate of Health Affairs in Aseer Region
Program brochure
162.
Endodontics Board
Approved centers

Riyadh

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
Dental clinics at the Dentistry Coolage at Dar Al Uloom University
Dental University Hospital at Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman
University Dental Hospital at King Saud University
University Hospitals of Riyadh Alam University

Medina

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Medical City

Jeddah

King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard
King Abdulaziz University Hospital
King Fahd Hospital of Armed Forces
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center

Taif

Directorate of Health Affairs

Northern Borders

General Directorate of Health Affairs in the Northern Borders

Fourth Training Sector

Hospitals of the Armed Forces of the Ministry of Defense in the fourth training sector

Third Training Sector

Armed Forces Hospitals at the Ministry of Defense in the third training sector
Program brochure
163.
Emergency Medicine Board
Approved centers

Riyadh

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz University Hospital at Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahmsn University
Medical City of King Saud University
Dr. Sulaiman AlHabib Medical Group
Security Forces Hospital
Riyadh First Health Cluster
King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
Prince Sultan Military Medical City in the health services of the Armed Forces

Bahrain

Bahrain Defense Force Hospital
King Hamad University Hospital

Jubail

Health Services Program in the Royal Commission

Dhahran

Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare Center

Khobar

King Fahd University Hospital

Jeddah

King Fahd Hospital of Armed Forces
International Medical Center
King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard
King Abdulaziz University Hospital
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center

Makkah

Makkah Health Cluster
Security Forces Hospital

Taif

Directorate of Health Affairs

Makkah and Taif

The Armed Forces Hospital at the Ministry of Defense in the second training sector

Medina

King Fahd Hospital
Prince Muhammad bin Abdulaziz Hospital for the National Guard

Abha

General Directorate of Health Affairs in Aseer Region

Fifth Training Sector

Ministry of Defense Armed Forces Hospitals of Fifth Training Sector
Program brochure
164.
Pediatric Diagnostic Radiology
Approved centers

Riyadh

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
Prince Sultan Military Medical City in the health services of the Armed Forces
Riyadh Second Health Cluster
King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard
Program brochure
165.
Nuclear Medicine Fellowship
Approved centers

Riyadh

Riyadh Second Health Cluster
King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard in Riyadh
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Riyadh

Eastern

Eastern Health Cluster
Program brochure
166.
Dermatology Board
Approved centers

Riyadh

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

Jeddah

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
Directorate of Health Affairs
King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard
King Fahd Hospital of Armed Forces

Khobar

King Fahd University Hospital

Medina

King Fahd Hospital

Qassim

Qassim health Cluster

Aseer

General Directorate of Health Affairs

Makkah

Makkah Health Cluster

Jazan

General Directorate of Health Affairs

Dammam

Eastern Health Cluster

Third Training Sector

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

Fifth Training Sector

Ministry of Defense Armed Forces Hospitals of Fifth Training Sector
Program brochure
167.
Adult Critical Care Fellowship
Approved centers

Riyadh

Riyadh First Health Cluster
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

King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard
King Abdulaziz University Hospital
King Fahd Hospital of Armed Forces
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
Directorate of Health Affairs

Dammam

Eastern Health Cluster

Dhahran

Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare Center
Armed Forces Hospitals at the Ministry of Defense in the third training sector

Khobar

King Fahd University Hospital

Makkah

Makkah Health Cluster

Abha

General Directorate of Health Affairs in Aseer Region

نجران

General Directorate of Health Affairs

Dubai

Dubai Health Authority

Medina

King Fahd Hospital

Third Training Sector

Armed Forces Hospitals at the Ministry of Defense in the third training sector
Program brochure
168.
Blood Banking And Transfusion Diploma
Approved centers

جدة

مستشفى جامعة الملك عبدالعزيز

الرياض

مدينة الملك فهد الطبية
Program brochure
169.
Medical Microbiology
Approved centers

Riyadh

Prince Sultan Military Medical City in the health services of the Armed Forces in Riyadh
General Directorate of Health Affairs in the Riyadh Region

Jeddah

King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard in Jeddah
King Fahd Hospital of Armed Forces in Jeddah
King Abdulaziz University Hospital in Jeddah

Hail

Health cluster in Hail Region

Makkah

Makkah Health Cluster
Program brochure
170.
Pediatric Anesthesia

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

Daem
  • A quick
  • Secrecy
  • Free

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.

Health Academy Programs

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