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 Curriculum Vitae


Name: Khalid A. Bin AbdulRahman, MBChB , DPHC, ABFM, IAF ( U of T ), MHSc (MEd)

Contact information: 

  •       Medical Education Center,     

          College of Medicine, King Saud University
          P.O Box: 2925 Riyadh 11461
          Saudi Arabia

          Tel: +966 1 467-2495
          Fax: +966 1 481-1853

  •       E-mail:

Academy Title: Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Medical Education

Current Position: Director of Medical Education Center

Degree:   1. Higher Diploma in Primary Health Care

                  Date: 26/09/1992

              Country: King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

      2. Arab Board of Family Medicine

                 Date:  11/12/1993

                 Country: Saudi Arabia

      3. Academic Fellowship in Family Medicine

                 Date: 1/6/1998

                 Country: University of Toronto, Canada

      4. Master of Health Sciences ( Medical Education )

                 Date: 15/11/1999

                 Country: University of Toronto, Canada

Current specialization: Family Medicine and Medical Education

Clinical Interest: Patient Education, Counselling Skills, Chronic diseases in Family Practice.

Researches & areas of Interest

  1. Planning & Development of Medical Education & Continuing Medical Education ( CME ) programs:

·   Faculty / Trainers Development

·   Curriculum Development

·   Standards and accreditation of medical programs

·   Quality improvement of Medical Education

·   CME programs planning & development

·   Evidence-based Medicine

·   Assessment of clinical competence

·   Education Programs Evaluation

·   Professionalism & Medical Ethics

2.   Patient Education Programs.

3.   Communication & Consultation Skills.

4.   Counselling skills.

5.  Management of chronic illness e.g. Diabetes, Asthma, Hypertension, Migraine Headache, Low back pain    

  Academic and administrative commitments:

- Director Medical Education Center

- The Supervisor of Strategic Planning Project at KSU

- Vice President of the Saudi Society for Medical Education

- Team leader of the strategic plan for the future of health professions education in Saudi Arabia for the coming 25 years ( AAFAQ Project)

- Team leader of the strategic plan project at College of medicine & university hospitals.

- Teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students

- Curriculum and staff development at medical education center

- Chair of the central curriculum development committee

- Member of assessment and academic accreditation permanent committee at the National Commission for assessment and academic accreditation in Higher Education.

- Member of licensing committee for private universities and colleges in Saudi Arabia

- Member of admission reform committee of health specialization at KSU

- Supervisor of the Saudi Society of Family & Community Medicine- Riyadh Office

Professional and Organization membership

- Member of the American Academy of Family Practice
- Member of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
- Member of the College of Family Physician of Canada
- Direct member of World Organization of Family Doctors WONCA.
- Member of the Medical Education Committee at GCC Medical Schools
- Saudi Society of Family and Community Medicine
- Net work of innovative health professional & community education
- International society of sciences and medical education ( ISME )
- International organization of Who is Who professionals 2000 & 2005      
- Member of expert group meeting on reform of health professions 
education in the eastern Mediterranean region WHO-EMRO, 31March-2 April 2002.
- Member of the Association of Medical Education in Europe ( AMEE ), since 2002

Awards and  letters of appreciation:

·         The Deputy Minister of Executive Affairs in June 1996.

·      The Program Director of the Graduate Studies Programs, Dr Helen Batty, at the Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto. Canada. Sept 1999.

·      The President of Ontario Family Physicians and Chairman Dept. of Family & Community Medicine. University of Toronto. Canada, September 1999.

·      The Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission, Prof Ghazy Makky, Ottawa, Canada. Sept. 1999.

·       The Dean of college of medicine at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah. April  2001.

·       The Dean of College of Medicine at King Saud University, Riyadh. February 4, 2002.

·       Man of the year 2001 award by American Biographical Institute, Inc. February, 2002.

·       The Dean of College of Medicine,  University of Sultan Qabous , Muscat Oman.  December 18, 2002.

·       The Great Mind of the 21st Century Award  from the American Biographical Institute, Inc. June 26 , 2002.

·       2000 Outstanding people award from the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England.

·       Recorded in the Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care, fifth edition 2004-2005.






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