King Saud University students in the College of Medicine have established the Future Physicians Program, a program that was introduced to Riyadh high school students interested in a medical career.
The program committee explained how to choose a medical profession, defined the advantages and benefits of working in the health sector and detailed the necessary procedures of enrolling in KSU's College of Medicine after attaining an undergraduate degree.
Riyadh’s Model Institute of the Capitol (MIC) was the first school to establish a Future Physicians Program. KSU medical students Ali Talhi, Faisal Matiri, Saad Aluyayd and Sultan Al-Jreissy provided a program in which they explained beneficial study methods in KSU’s College of Medicine, the usual academic and professional track they can expect after graduation and tips on how to avoid some of the obstacles they face en route to becoming a doctor.
A question and answer session followed. Among the questions the , MIC students asked about life as a student at the College of Medicine.
The Future Physicians Program is expected to continue throughout the year and visit other Riyadh high schools.