Basic Medical Sciences

Message from Basic Medical Sciences Department Head:

Welcome to the Department of Basic Medical Sciences (BMS) at the Qassim University, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences). We are one of the two departments in the College of Medicine at Qassim University.  As an integral part of a land-grant institution, the Department embraces the Purdue Faculty missions of learning, discovery, and engagement.

The mission of the Department is to serve the College of Medicine, Qassim University, and the citizens of Qassim, the nation, and the global community through excellence in teaching foundation science, discovery in areas that have global significance, and far-reaching engagement activities that deliver globally the knowledge generated by the Department.

BMS enjoys a highly interdisciplinary and diverse faculty which provides exceptional opportunities for student learning in classroom and research laboratory settings. We invite you to explore our website and find out more about our Department.

The Department of Basic Medical Sciences is a service department within the Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences. It comprises seven disciplines: Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology & Forensic Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Medical Laboratories.

Mission Statement
The Department of Basic Medical Sciences is committed to providing quality and innovative teaching through expertise in the disciplines of Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pathology & Forensic Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, Microbiology and Medical Laboratories in the servicing of under-graduate. The Department will endeavour to contribute to the research output within the Faculty of Medicine.

The Role and function of the Department
The department services programmes within the Faculty of Medicine by providing expertise in basic medical science courses.