College of Medicine in Qassim University was established in the academic year 2000-2001 and became a regional leader in medical education. It is the first medical college in Saudi Arabia adopts the Problem-Based learning (PBl) curriculum as well as integration within basic sciences and between basic and clinical sciences.
The curriculum is oriented towards training students to undertake the responsibilities of a physician of first contact who is capable of looking after preventive, promotive,curative and rehabilitative aspects of medicine. Curriculum aims to ensure that our graduates have a good working understanding of biological, psychological and social mechanisms and processes, as well as their impact on health and disease,based on principles of learning drawn from cognitive psychology. At the end of undergraduate program, the student shall endeavor to be able to:
- Achieve competence in practice of holistic medicine, encompassing promotive preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of common diseases
- Develop scientific temper, acquire educational experience for proficiency in practice and promote health living
- Become exemplary citizen by observation of medical ethics and fulfilling social and professional obligations, so as to respond to national obligations.