Vision

  • To disseminate knowledge with the aim of early intervention and competent management of patients with mental disorders for the relief of suffering.
  • To provide mental health care and management at various levels and settings of care (primary, secondary, tertiary, community, inpatient, outpatient and emergency).
  • To implement the most updated physical methods of treatment.
  • To introduce and implement various forms of psychological therapies, social and rehabilitative interventions.
  • To improve mental health and mental health care services for all children, adults and the elderly in Oman.
Mission
To promote excellence in training and research in the field of Psychiatry.


Overall ­Program Objectives
The program is designed to produce specialists in General Psychiatry with adequate knowledge and competency of the subspecialties including Psychotherapy, Child and Adolescent psychiatry, Substance misuse, Geriatric psychiatry, Forensic psychiatry, Rehabilitation psychiatry, Consultation-Liaison psychiatry and other relevant subspecialties.

CHAIRMAN
DR. NASSER KHALFAN MOHAMMED AL SIBANI

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
PROF. SAMIR HAMED NASSER AL ADAWI

Program Structure: Duration & Required Rotations
Duration of the Residency Training Program:  5 years

Required Rotations

Distribution of Rotation per year level (Batch 2015-onwards)

R1

TRAINING SITE

General Adult Psychiatry

8 Blocks

AMH/SQUH

Neurology

2 Blocks

SQUH/RH

Family Medicine

1 Block

c/o FAMCO (Health Centers)

Emergency Medicine

1 Block

c/o DEM (RH/ANH)

R2

 

General Adult Psychiatry

6 Blocks

AMH/SQUH

Psychotherapy and Clinical Psychology

5 Blocks

SQUH

Research

1 Block

OMSB Head Office

R3

 

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

6 Blocks

AMH/SQUH

Geriatric Psychiatry

5 Blocks

AMH/SQUH

Research

1 Block

OMSB Head Office

R4

 

Addiction Psychiatry

4 Blocks

AMH

Consultation Liaison

4 Blocks

SQUH

General Adult Psychiatry

4 Blocks

AMH/SQUH

R5

 

Selective/Elective (Subject to availability)

12 Blocks

A



Training Centers
  • Main Training Centers
  • Sultan Qaboos University Hospital
  • Al Masarra Hospital
 Regional Hospital for other Rotations and/or Electives
  •  Armed Forces Hospital
  •  Royal Hospital
  •  Al Nahda Hospital
  •  Family Medicine Local Health Centers
 Minimum Requirements for Admission
  •  Applicant should have Bachelor degree of medicine, or equivalent in Medical Sciences from a recognized medical College and a minimum grade of ‘Good’ or 3.00 GPA.
  •  One year successful completion of internship.
  •  Two recommendations letters.
  •  Letter of sponsorship.
  •  Clearance of OMSB selection examination.
  •  Successful selection by the Specialty panel at personal interview and/or Specialty MCQ Entrance Exam.
Ø  Link to Curriculum document (pdf document)