The Academic Programme

The fellowship child and adolescent psychiatry training curriculum intends to define, for trainees and educators, the knowledge base that underpins the acquisition of competency-based learning over the duration of the two year program, through formal and informal educational settings, in accordance with the Saudi fellowship of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Curriculum. During the didactic sessions, the programme offers a protected time educational experience. 

The Academic Programme Activities Include:

  • Weekly regular half day of didactic teaching. 
  • Weekly Multidisciplinary Mental Health Ground Round:( case base discussions and topic presentations)
  • Monthly Journal Club meetings.
  • Weekly 1:1 clinical supervision with the designated supervisors
  • Mortality and Morbidity meetings every 2 months
  • Weekly Paediatric Hospital Grand Round.
  • PaedsX Platform (check the hospital website for monthly schedule)
  • Weekly self-learning study time.

Research Activities:

The Mental Health Centre of Excellence integrates research findings in our daily practice through applying innovative diagnostics and treatments measures to improve the quality of patients’ care. Research or service quality projects are statutory during the training period. 

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai
United Arab
Emirates