KIPRIME podcast episode 11 - Söeren Huwendiek

21 years of improving medical education – an interview with Söeren Huwendiek.

Photo: Erik Cronberg.

Söeren Huwendiek graduated from medical school at Heidelberg University in Germany, where he worked for 10 years as a physician and as a medical educator. He gained a Master of Medical Education degree from Bern University and a PhD in Health Professions Education from Maastricht University.

Since 2012, he has been the head of the Department of Assessment and Evaluation of the Institute of Medical Education (IML) in Switzerland. Recently, he was promoted to Associate Professor for Medical Education. 
He supervises PhD, MD (Dr. med.) and Master of Medical Education theses and is a member of the editorial board of BMC Medical Education and the GMS Journal for Medical Education. 
Söeren has a broad interest in teaching and research in medical education, among his favorite themes are formative assessment, innovative ways of summative assessment, communication and practical skills, and blended learning. In this episode of the KIPRIME podcast he talks to Alina Jenkins about his passion in improving medical education to help medical students become the best doctors and clinicians, ultimately improving patient care. 

Listen to episode 11

Production team

A production from the Unit for Teaching and Learning.

Host and editor: Alina Jenkins 
Executive producer: Jonas Nordquist
Technical producer: Samuel Lundberg
Web: Louise Grännsjö