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:

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 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.

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Organisational chart

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

Colorful chart over the organisation of a department.
Organisational chart of the Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH). Photo: Amalia Kewenter

Organisational chart (PDF)