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Introduction

Welcome to the Pediatric Department.  Pediatrics: means: pedia (Gr. Pais, Paidos = child), trics (Gr. iatrike = medicine): that branch of medicine which is concerned about the child and its development and care and about the diseases of children and their treatments.
In some countries “child health” or “child health and life” is substituted for (Pediatrics).
This course is designed to provide you with a good chance of building up your knowledge and clinical skills in pediatrics and to prepare you to function as a competent intern.
 
Vision

Our vision is to provide leadership and excellence in pediatric health care, research, training, education, community service, and resource management.
The Department's program vision a premier program providing outstanding health services, education, training, research, and opportunities for success for patients, staff, trainees, faculty, and community providers.
 
Mission

The Department of Pediatrics is dedicated to providing exemplary health care for children, ensuring excellence in training of future pediatric health care providers, undertaking meritorious research and advocating for the health and well-being of children and youth.
Pediatrics is a department within the College of Medicine, King Saud University and within the Health Region.
 

Chairman of Pediatric Department

  Title            :     Chairman of Pediatric Department
  Name          :     Dr. Abdulrahman M. Al Nemri

  Office Tel.   :     46-71867 

   Web page     :     http://faculty.ksu.edu.sa/aalnemri/default.aspx