News from the Division of Insurance Medicine

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New VR grant to the Division of Insurance Medicine

Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz, Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Insurance Medicine has been granted 25,000,000 SEK by the Swedish Research Council for a research environment called REMAIN (”Refugee Minors And INtegration”). Five research groups from four different countries are involved in the research environment. The aim is to establish knowledge and find strategies to improve the social integration of refugees minors with mental disorders.

Seminar on Sickness Absence Research

We arranged a large seminar on sickness absence research (link in Swedish) on 19 November 2018. 

We also took the opportunity to celebrate that we have existed for 15 years at Karolinska Institutet and to honour Kristina Alexanderson’s almost 30-years of research achievements within the field.


Cochrane Insurance Medicine

Now Cochrane Insurance Medicine (CIM) is established as a field within Cochrane.

CIM aims to establish and make evidence based knowledge regarding insurance medicine available for professionals and users.

The Division of Insurance Medicine has, together with groups from three other countries, since many years worked to establish this as a field within Cochrane.

See the pressrelease here 

Link to the website 

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