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About King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in Riyadh (KFSH&RC-R), is recognized internationally for its world-class facility, latest medical technology and equipment, experienced and professional doctors and health care providers, and excellent medical care. KFSH&RC-R opened in 1975 and is located close to Riyadh’s city center. The hospital has reached an international standard of excellence equivalent to that of leading global academic medical centers. KFSH&RC-R focuses primarily on research in the field of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, transplant immunology, genetics, molecular diagnostics, and proteomics. The facility has maintained the highest standards in specialized medical care in an integrated educational and research environment.

BMJ resources for KFSH&RC

This video will give you an overview of the BMJ resources provided to you by King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre.


Health Sciences Library

 Welcome to the Health Sciences Library at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center (KFSHRC) in Riyadh-Saudi Arabia. The Health Library at (KFSHRC) is a clinical and research center that strives to support KFSHRC staff in their commitment to providing excellence in patient care, education, and the advancement of research. The Library's mission is to provide an enhanced learning environment and information services for the improvement of patient care throughout Saudi Arabia and the region.

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center (KFSHRC) Health sciences Library is your partner in the practice, research, and education. The KFSHRC Library is open to those affiliated with King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center — students, residents, fellows, health care professionals, faculty, and employees. The Library customers have in-library and remote access to the libraries' many collections, including both digital and traditional library resources.


King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research center is collaborating with BMJ through providing their different clinical, learning and research tools. 
BMJ Best Practice: Evidence-based clinical support tool, action oriented and structured around the patient consultation. 
BMJ Learning: High quality continuing medical education for doctors and other healthcare professionals
Research to Publication: Online research methodology and publishing programme for doctors and healthcare researchers 
BMJ On Examination: Test your medical knowledge with quality, exam format revision questions.

Let"s Talks Wellness Environmental Month


Health Sciences Library joined Let's Talk Wellness Environment Month event.

  • Book Exchange & donate will be available in our Health Sciences Library( Main Hospital. Third Floor ) open SUN to WED from 7:30am -5:00pm / Thursday from  7:30am -4:00pm.

UpToDate & Lexicomp

تحت رعاية الإدارة التنفيذية للشؤون الأكاديمية والتدريب بمستشفى الملك فيصل التخصصي ومركز الأبحاث ، نظمت المكتبة الطبية تدريبًا عمليًا لمدة يوم كامل على UpToDate & Lexicomp وعقد جلسات مخصصة تستهدف جميع المتخصصين في الرعاية الصحية وتثقيفهم حول أفضل الممارسات لاستخدام حلول دعم القرارات السريرية (UpToDate - أداة دعم القرار السريري و Lexicomp - الحل المرجعي للأدوية) وكيف تساعد كلا الأداتين المارسين الصحيين في ممارستهم السريرية اليومية من تحسين الرعاية المقدمة وتحسين النتائج. 

Under the auspices of the Executive Department of Academic Affairs and Training at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, The Medical Library organized a full-day UpToDate & Lexicomp hands-on training and customized orientation sessions targeting all Healthcare professionals and educating them on the best practices of utilizing the clinical decisions support solutions (UpToDate - The clinical decision support tool & Lexicomp - The drug reference solution) and how both solutions help the clinical staff in their daily clinical practice by enhancing patient care, increasing their clinical knowledge, and improve the outcomes.

Announcement: New Computer Devices

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King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

مستشفى الملك فيصل التخصصي ومركز الأبحاث...الصرح الطبي

مقدمة قصيرة عن البداية المتواضعة لمستشفى الملك فيصل التخصصي ومركز الأبحاث ومن ثمَّ النهوض إلى أرقى المستويات في مجال الرعاية الصحية عن طريق استقطاب أحدث الأجهزة والتقنيات الطبية والعلاجية. وكذلك تسليط الضوء على الجوائز التي حيزت حتى اليوم


Executive Director

Dr. Saud Alshanafey

Acting Chief Education & Training Officer
Executive Director
Academic & Training Affairs
MBC: 36
MCD: 47936
Extension: 27379 


Turki Alarjani

Acting chief librarian
Senior Library Assistant 
Health Sciences Library 

MBC: 36
Extension: 31821

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