Organisation and management, Department of Medicine, Huddinge

The Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH) is one of the largest departments at Karolinska Institutet with around 700 employees and affiliated staff. The department is built up around seven units with about 80 research groups and some teams. MedH is also the host of six core facilities for research at KI Campus Flemingsberg.

Organisation and management

The Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH) is lead by the Head of department, whose responsibility includes all activities at the department. The Head of department is supported by the department management, in close collaboration with the Central Administration and the department's seven units and unit administration.

The department is moreover supported by the following functions:

Head of Department

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Petter Höglund

Professor/Senior Physician

Management group

The department's Management group supports the Head of department in development and strategy related matters affecting the entire department. The management group consists of the Head of department, the Head of administration (AC), the unit heads, the Communications officer, the Responsible for undergraduate education (GUA) and the Director for doctoral education*.

*When needed, acting competence is added to the management team.

Delegation rules

The department organisation and management is explained in its entirety in the Delegation rules (in Swedish).

Administrative support

The administrative support at the department consists of a Central Administration and Unit Administration.


Research and education is conducted at the department's seven units. The head of each unit reports back to the Head of department at MedH. The units include around 80 independent research groups. Some research groups are also divided into teams lead by a team leader.

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Organisational chart

Organisational chart of the Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH).

Organisational chart, Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH).
Organisational chart, Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH). Photo: Karin Vikström

Organisational chart (PDF)