Organisation and management, Department of Medicine, Huddinge
The Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH) is one of the largest departments at Karolinska Institutet with around 500 employees and affiliated staff. The department is built up around six units with about 60 research groups and some teams. MedH is also the host of three 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 six units and unit administration.
The department is moreover supported by the following functions:
- Educational Committee (Utbildningsnämnden).
- Research Education Board (Forskarutbildningsnämnden).
- Collaboration committe as stated in the Karolinska Institutet collaboration agreement.
- Work environment group, including a work group for physical work environment and a work group for organizational and social work environment.
Head of Department
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 and Head of administration (AC), the unit heads, the Responsible for undergraduate education (GUA) and the Director for doctoral education*.
*When needed, acting competence is added to the management team.
The department organisation and management is explained in its entirety in the Delegation rules (in Swedish).
Research and education is conducted at the department's six units. The head of each unit reports back to the Head of department at MedH. The units include around 60 independent research groups. Some research groups are also divided into teams lead by a team leader.
Department management and administrative support
The department management and administrative support function is located in the Karolinska University hospital and include economy, HR, communication, education administration and unit administration.
The Management group supports the Head of department in development and strategy related matters affecting the entire department.
Units and core facilities
The department is organised in six units with independent research groups and teams. The department is also hosting three core facilities at KI Campus Flemingsberg.
Organisational chart of the Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH).