The Håkan Mogren Stipend

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The Håkan Mogren Foundation was established in 2012. Its purpose is partly to promote education and research within the medical field and partly to promote the education and training of classical musicians, particularly singers.

Within the medical field, the purpose of the stipend is as follows: to provide the opportunity for well-qualified, scientifically competent and clinically active physicians to improve themselves professionally, or to carry out research in a particular field of interest to them. To be eligible for the stipend from The Håkan Mogren Foundation, candidates must have established a reputation for looking after their patients with empathy and passion, and they should also be currently active, or planning to be active, in disseminating knowledge through lectures or the supervision of others.

The award comprises a diploma and a personal prize to the winner of SEK 250,000. 

Prize winner 2017 - Folke Hammarqvist

Folke Hammarqvist. Photo: Mia Orling/Medicinsk bildFolke Hammarqvist, Associate Professor in Surgery at Karolinska Institutet and Consultant at Karolinska University Hospital, has been awarded the stipend for in recognition of and to support his efforts for human welfare.

Not only does he provide support and care for his patients and their relatives, he listens to his colleagues and creates a true team spirit. The justification for the award also highlights the fact that he is a role model within education where he is recognised for his major commitment and teaching skills.

Over the years, around 1,500 younger physicians have taken part in courses held by Folke Hammarqvist, particularly within surgery. If we also count courses in for example team training, we find a further 2,000 students who have been able to benefit from Folke Hammarqvist’s knowledge. According to the man himself, this number is only set to increase.

News article about the 2017 Håkan Mogren Prize

Previous prize winners

Prize winner 2016 - Peter Berggren

Peter Berggren, district doctor in Storuman, is awarded the prize for his work that has created good conditions for continuity and the safety for patients in rural areas.

Peter Berggren's work has contributed towards brand new care models being devised using advanced remote technology. For example, patients can meet with a dietician or a CBT practitioner via video conferencing, and doctors can listen to a heartbeat or look down into a patient’s throat remotely thanks to various technological solutions. Many doctors and nurses have completed specialist training in this new way of working that Peter Berggren has helped to draw up. Experiences of remote care work have been shared with twin towns and care centres in Australia and Canada. Continuity and safety are the guiding principles in everything that is done.

News article about the 2016 Håkan Mogren Prize

Prize winner 2015 - Elisabet Lidbrink

Elisabet Lidbrink, oncology consultant at Karolinska University Hospital, is awarded the prize for her strong commitment to women with breast cancer, and for her support of younger colleagues. She sets an example with her humane patient approach.

News article about the 2015 Håkan Mogren Prize

2014 - Carl Johan Fürst

The Håkan Mogren Foundation has selected the Senior Physician and Professor of Palliative Medicine, Carl Johan Fürst, as the recipient of the Foundation’s 2014 medical prize. Professor Fürst is awarded the prize for, and on behalf of, his ongoing contribution to human health and wellbeing.

News article about the 2014 Håkan Mogren Prize

2013 - Inger Hagerman

The Håkan Mogren Foundation has selected researcher and consultant Inger Hagerman to be the 2013 recipient of its medical stipend. The 250,000 kronor prize is to be awarded to Dr Hagerman for her exceptional contributions to human wellbeing.

News article about the 2013 Håkan Mogren Prize