Residency Special Features: This residency program is composed of 2 years of which the first year covers staffing in different areas of pharmacy. This will allow the resident to develop skills, competencies and expertise in all aspects of pharmacy practice including drug information and medication-use policies. The second year is designed for the resident to develop experience in acute care and ambulatory practice environment. Core rotations include cardiology, critical care, infectious diseases, and internal medicine. A broad range of elective rotations are available including parenteral nutrition, pediatrics, transplant services, hematology/oncology and nephrology. The specific program for each resident varies based upon the resident's interests and previous experience.
Special Requirements for Acceptance: Graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy, Saudi citizenship, eligible for pharmacist licensure in Saudi Arabia within 3 months of starting the program, and passing of an admission examination and an interview. Applications submitted must include academic transcript, curriculum vitae, a 1-page letter of intent, and 3 letters of recommendation.
About King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is a 1663-bed tertiary/quaternary care hospital in Saudi Arabia. It is reputed as one of the leading hospitals in the Middle East. KFSHRC is recognized locally, regionally, and internationally for providing specialized medical treatment, and adopted the best medical practices, latest technology, and state-of-art facility to provide excellent medical care. The hospital is based on North American Standards of practice, and has been accredited by the Joint Commission since 2000.