Cardiovascular Medicine
Head of unit: Per Eriksson
Research focus: Cardiovascular disease

Pedagogical profile and activities

The Atherosclerosis Research Unit has a strong profile within the fields of education and pedagogical development at Karolinska Institutet. The major responsibilities held within the unit are summarised.

Molecular Medicine course, Bachelor's Programme in Biomedicine 

The Molecular Medicine course (15 ECTS) runs in term 5 of the Bachelor’s Programme in Biomedicine (180 ECTS) at Karolinska Institutet.  The course covers the basics of the molecular, cellular and physiological mechanisms, pathology, diagnosis and treatment of common diseases of the circulatory, respiratory, gastric and endocrine organs. The course leader is Rachel Fisher.

Link to the Molecular Medicine course webpage

Master’s Programme in Biomedicine

Rachel Fisher is the Director of Studies for the Master’s Programme in Biomedicine (120 ECTS) at Karolinska Institutet. This programme provides an extensive contemporary knowledge of and a strong foundation for independent work within the fields of biomedicine and molecular medicine.

Link to the Master’s Programme in Biomedicine webage

Centre for Clinical Education

The Centre for Clinical Education has the overall responsibility for the quality and coordination of clinical education at the university level throughout the healthcare system in Stockholm County. The Director for the North West region within the Centre for Clinical Education is Ewa Ehrenborg.

Link to the Centre for Clinical Education webpage