Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Vice Deanship of the College of Medicine (Female Section)

- 2021/09/07

Message from the Vice Dean of the College of Medicine:

From the cradle of Iqra' (read), and the heights of Al-Noor (light), I have the pleasure to welcome you to the College of Medicine, Umm Al-Qura University. This college started its scientific journey in 1416 A.H. with a very distinguished group on board, including academic, technical and administrative personnel.

It has followed a certain strategy throughout all its stages that is in line with the aspirations of our wise leadership, adhering to the development of curriculum and teaching methods, and following the highest international standards and according to firm Islamic values. Thus, the college became proficient in all specializations and branches of medicine, and became unique in introducing and teaching a special course pertaining to Hajj, Umrah, crowd medicine, and all that is related to pilgrims and visitors' safety. This is to upgrade the educational outcomes to be part of the national objectives and Saudi Vision 2030. The college aims to make the graduates of the College of Medicine at Umm Al-Qura University successful and excellent physicians, with a high level of scientific and practical efficiency, in a manner that serves our beloved country in general, and the residents of Makkah and the guests of Al-Rahman; the pilgrims and performers of Umrah in particular.

All that has been achieved and everything that will be achieved in the future is only by the support of Allah (Exalted and Glorified be He), then with the support of our rulers - may Allah guide them, as well as the support and continuous follow-up of His Excellency the President of the University, who is very keen to serve his country and community through Umm Al-Qura University.

Lastly, we supplicate to Allah, the Almighty, to grant us and them success and guidance to do what pleases Allah, the Almighty, and contribute to the uplifting of our dear country.

Designation and Tasks of the Vice Deanship of the College of Medicine (Female Section)

The Designated Member

Vice Dean of the College:  The female vice dean is the female teaching staff member responsible for supervising the technical, administrative, and financial processes. In addition, she is responsible for organizing tasks at the college (female section), and administering their affairs in a manner that best serves the work’s interest and is consistent with the statutes and regulations of the Higher Education Council. The vice dean is appointed from among the Saudi female teaching staff members with outstanding administrative and scientific competences, as per a decision issued by His Excellency the University President, based on nomination by the college dean.

Her Direct Association: The vice dean works in association with the dean of the college, and is a member of the College Council.

Tasks of the Vice Dean:

  1. Organizing tasks at the college (female section), and facilitating their affairs in a manner that secures the proper functioning of the vice deanship, in accordance with the bylaws and regulations of the Higher Education Council and the public interest.
  2. Addressing the relevant bodies inside the university, within the jurisdiction of the vice deanship.
  3. Issuing the internal decisions required for the proper functioning of the vice deanship and its units in accordance with the bylaws and regulations.
  4. Supervising workflow and controlling discipline at the female section for the proper fulfillment of the public interest. 
  5. Coordinating and developing the college’s relationships with female students, on and off campus.
  6. Holding periodical meetings with female students, teaching staff members, and female employees, when necessary.

The Vice Dean of the College of Medicine (Female Section)

Dr. Aminah Abdullah Al-Otaibi

Contact information:

- Vice Dean office extension: 4515

- Secretariat office extension: 4511

- University Central number - Al-Abidiyyah: 0125270000