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Department of Family & Community Medicine

The department runs three longitudinal courses Health & illness in Community (HIC-1, 2 and 3 for year 1st2nd and 3rd) besides being involved in thirteen vertical blocks of integrated system.

Health & illness in the community (HIC-211)

The course is essential for the students for understanding of health and its determinants together with the factors responsible for disease to imbibe the philosophy of holistic care and comprehensive care through primary health care approach. Therefore, an orientation to the health system of Saudi Arabia is important and training in actual health system especially the PHC centers is necessary to translate the theoretical training in the medical college into practice in the PHC system.

Health & illness in the community (HIC 311)

The course content in HIC 311 is intended to build the foundations for research as well as supporting field activities in the PHC center.  Epidemiology is one of the basic tools for scientific, medical research. It helps in identifying the distribution, determinants and dynamics of disease in human population, thus enables the health professionals to adopt appropriate interventions for promotive, preventive curative and rehabilitative care.

The students need to understand the basic concepts of epidemiology so that they can apply them in designing small research project as well as in understanding and evaluating medical literature.

Health care managers and service providers, whether dealing with communities or clinical services, are required to conduct research to ascertain the status, needs and other aspects of health care for evidence- based decision making and effective and efficient services.  Also an introduction to the basics of the study of demography is essential for medical students to understand and interpret the terms used in the study of populations.

Health & illness in the community (HIC 331)

The course content in HIC 331 is intended to strengthen the knowledge base for research as well as supporting field activities in the PHC center.  Basic concepts of analytic epidemiology are required for answering research questions requiring analytic epidemiological study designs. Applied biostatistics is essential for analyzing and interpreting data obtained during the research project. Practice of evidence-based medicine is now becoming the norm. Therefore, in order to understand medical literature as well as to collect, analyze, organize and interpret data and use information in a meaningful manner, understanding of basic biostatistics is essential for medical students.

Conducting a research study provides students the opportunity to practice acquisition of research skills that may be applicable in health care settings such as at the PHC level of care.​ 

Department of Anatomy

The Department of Anatomy is one of the basic science Departments at the Faculty of Medicine- Aljouf University. Teaching in the department involves undergraduate medical students; in addition to paramedical students of dentistry, pharmacy.​

Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology, Microbiology had a splendid history as a center of excellence in both teaching and research.​

Department of Physiology

​The Department of Physiology is one of the basic medical sciences departments in the Faculty of Medicine, Aljouf University . The department of physiology was established as early as the establishment of the medical school, and since its establishment, it is concerned with academic and research activities​.

Department of Ophthalmology

Department of Ophthalmology

Department of Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics at faculty of Medicine is a large, expanding department with a staff working in dedicated teams to provide high quality work in an organized, effective and efficient manner through innovation, training, and education.​

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

This department  has went through a lot of modifications and renovations, The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology  lives through education of medical students.​

Department of Surgery

The Department takes pride in consistently targeting excellence in clinical care, Teaching and research as its top priorities. The Department is organized into divisions of General Surgery, Trauma surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology, Our medical students teaching and training in different divisions of our department is the most popular in our college of Medicine. Our goal is focused on the production of a knowledgeable medical students in the different divisions of the department, who can enhance the quality of lives of their patients.​

Department of Internal Medicine

The Department of Internal Medicine at faculty of Medicine is a large including Forensic medicine,Radiology and Emergency medicine, expanding department with a staff working in dedicated teams to provide high quality work in an organized, effective and efficient manner through innovation, training, and education.​