Stockholm Centre for Healthcare Ethics
Karolinska Institutet, the Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University have together established Stockholm Centre for Healthcare Ethics, CHE.
The Karolinska Institutet Medical Ethics Conference 2023
We welcomed to KIMEC2023, aimed to bring together researchers in Medical Ethics in Sweden and abroad. The conference took place at Karolinska Institutet in June of 2023. Here you will find all the abstracts and the program for the meeting.
Ulrik Kihlbom new professor in Medical Clinical Ethics at CHE and KI
Ulrik Kihlbom has been appointed professor in Medical Clinical Ethics at CHE at Karolinska Institutet. He will be teaching and doing research at CHE.
- The medical-ethical research approach that combines empirical and philosophical ethics I believe is a fruitful approach in medical clinical ethics. I also hope to continue with developing teaching in medical ethics at KI. There is an active and wide range of work with developing medical pedagogy at KI that I want to contribute to, says Ulrik Kihlbom.
Ethics at KI – new website
Now you can find useful information and links to medical ethics topics as well as reading suggestions and information about education in ethics at KI:s website. It is the Ethics unit at KI who has put together this site for ethics-related topics.
-Now that the information about medical ethics has been assembled on one website, it is much easier to find, says Gert Helgesson, Head of the Ethics unit at KI.
Niklas Juth new professor in Medical Ethics at Uppsala University
As associated to KI, Niklas Juth will continue his supervision of doctoral students with focus on issues on coercion in health care and limits for patient autonomy. Beginning this autumn KI and the Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB) at Uppsala University will conduct joint research seminars.
- Our ambition is to strengthen the collaboration between the Centre for Health Care Ethics at KI, KTH and SU and CRB both in research and education, says Niklas Juth.
New article on valuation of health states
Gert Helgesson, Kristina Burström and Mimmi Åström have written a new article; Whom should we ask? A systematic literature review of the arguments regarding the most accurate source of information for valuation of health states.
Gert Helgesson has held a lecture at KI of the series "Get inspired by a Professor", about research ethics post-Macchiarini.
Donation ethics – donation in life and after death
New multi professional research group on organ donation and transplantation