Dr. Ali Al Haqwi, MBBS, MRCGP, PhD

Chairman, Department of Medical Education
College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences


  • Associate Consultant, Family & Community Medicine (1996)
  • Deputy Program Director of the Department of Family & Community Medicine Residency Training Program, KAMC-R (1998-2000)
  • Consultant, Family & Community Medicine, KAMC-R (1998-Present), Director of the Department of Family & Community Medicine Residency Training Program, KAMC-R (2000-2004)
  • Director, Health Care Specialty Center, Department of Family & Community Medicine, KAMC-R (2003-2006)
  • Chairman of the Examination Committee, Saudi Council for Health Specialties (2004-2006)
  • Associate Professor of Family & Community Medicine (2011)


As a Chairman of the Department of Medical Education, Dr. Ali Al Haqwi oversees the Department activities which include student assessment, curriculum development, program evaluation, graduate medical education program educational research, accreditation, and problem-based learning. These activities are conducted in collaboration with other Departments and committees.



King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, KSA: MME (2009)

University of Erasmus, Rotterdam, The Netherlands: PhD ME (2012)


King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA:  MBBS (1985-1991)


  • WONCA (World Organization of Family Doctors)
  • American Academy of Family Physician
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Saudi Society of Family and Community Medicine
  • Members of Association of Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)


  • Award of Jordan Society of Family Medicine, May 1998
  • Award for Tutor of the Year in Family Medicine, October 2001
  • Award for Tutor of the Year in Family Medicine, October 2002

Clinical Service

  • Consultant, Department of Family and Community Medicine, KFMC


  1. Obeidat AS, Alhaqwi Al, Abdulghani HM. Reprioritizing current research trends in medical education: a reflection of research activities in Saudi Arabia/  Med Teach 2015; 4:1-4.
  2. AlHaqwi Al, Taha WS. Promoting excellence in teaching and learning in clinical education.  Taibah University 2015.
  3. AlHaqwi Al. Learning outcomes and tutoring in problem-based-learning : how do undergraduate medical students perceive them? Int J Health Sci (Qassim) 2014; 8(2); 125-32
  4. Abdulghani HM, Shaik SA, Khamis N, Al-Drees AA, Irshad M, Khalil MS, AlHaqwi Al, Isnani A.  Research methodology workshops evaluation using the Kirkpatrick's model; Translating theory into practice.  Med Teach 2014 36; S24-9.
  5. AlHaqwi Al, Kuntze J, Van der Molen HT. Development of the clinical learning evaluation questionnaire for undergraduate clinical education; factor structure, validity, and reliability study.  BMC Med Educ 2014 14:44.
  6. Abdulghani HM, Al-Shaikh G, Alhujayri AK, Alohaideb NS, Alsaeed HA, Alshohayeb I, Alyahya M, AlHaqwi Al, What determines the selection of undergraduate medical students to the specialty of their future careers? Med Teach 2013; 35: S25-30.
  7. Abdulghani HM, Alrowais NA, AlHaqwi Al, Alrasheedi A, Al-Zahir M, Al Madani A, Al-Eisa A, Al-Hakmi B, Takroni R, Ahmad F. Cigarette smoking among female students in five medical and nonmedical colleges.  Int J Gen Med 2013; 6: 719-27.