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Undergraduate :


1.       Third Year Medical Students :

a.   341 Lectures :

                                         i.    Adrenal disorders, two lectures

                                        ii.    Metabolic bone diseases, one lecture

b.   341 Clinical sessions :

                                         i.    Each week three (3) hours, hands-on patients interaction to learn communications and patients' management

2.       441 Final Year Medical Students :

They come in cycles every three (3) months and receive two clinical sessions after for 2-3 hours with one tutorial for one hour.  They have access to medical websites and medical journals in order to avail the latest updated information and are encouraged to work as subinterns in the medical wards . 

3.       Post-graduate teachings :

Teaching is conducted during ward rounds with   

the attached residents and fellows  and weekly

departmental activities like admission rounds, clinical

update sessions, and grand rounds, as well as journal

club activities.


4.       Endocrinology fellowship program :

We currently have three (3) fellows and they are very active in the wards, clinical sessions, book review, and regular six (6) monthly exams in which we all participate.  They rotate among the different major hospitals in Riyadh City which allows them greater experience and contact with many different subspecialties.  They are also encouraged to access famous medical websites like:





                ovid databases…etc


Undergraduate Exams Sample:


Course 341 MED :

1.    Written exam : single best answer


The treatment of choice of acromegaly is:

a.    radiotherapy

b.   bromocriptine

c.    somatostain

d.   surgery  ( correct answer)

e.    lazer treatment

2.    clinical exam:

One long case for full presentation of history and physical examination and discussion with examiners.

Classic cases :

 A patient in congestive heart failure

A patient with bronchial asthma

A patient with chronic liver disease and ascites


Course 441 MED exams:

1.    Written : one single best answer

 Eg. A 13 years old girl presented with weight loss,palpitations and goiter. Her T4 was elevated and TSH suppressed.She should be treated with:

a.    Total thyroidectomy

b.    Large dose radio active iodine

c.    radiotherapy

d.   carbimazole ( correct answer)

e.    none of the above

Clinical final exam course 441 MED ( OSCE)

10 -12  STATIONS of :

Clinical cases



Lab. investigations



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