We are Medical Case Centre
Dr. Jonas Nordquist, PhD, is the Director of the Medical Case Centre at Karolinska Institutet and the associate DIO, in charge of strategic educational development for residency programs at the Karolinska University Hospital. He received his PhD in political science from Stockholm University in Sweden in 2001 and joined Karolinska Institutet in 2003.
He has served as a WHO expert in medical education in the field of curriculum design of international health professional education and reproductive and sexual health. Dr. Nordquist is a Harvard-Macy scholar in medical education at Harvard Medical School. He has been involved in projects in more than 40 countries around the world and is the author of three books and several peer-reviews papers.
Dr. Nordquist is an affiliated scholar at the Wilson Centre, University of Toronto. He is also visiting faculty at the International Medical University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Makerere School of Medicine, Kampala, Uganda; medical educational expert to the University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; visiting professor and external assessor to the Guatemala Medical Academy.
Dr. Jonas Nordquist is also on the planning advisory committee to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for the International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE) and he serves as the strategic educational expert to the European Hematology Association.
Dr. Nordquist’s research focuses on educational leadership and also currently, the impact of physical space on learning.
Teresa Sörö is a Pediatric Specialist Nurse with a MSc. She is currently a strategic education developer at Medical Case Centre (MCC) at Karolinska Institutet (KI) and is since 2012 responsible for MCC:s educational programmes. Teresa has a considerable experience in implementation of interactive learning in courses, both in physical meetings and through learning platforms. Teresa is responsible for the 12- month International Educational Leadership Program and the special programs on interactive learning that MCC are running, art and debate as a tool for learning. She is currently working with faculty development within KI as well as Swedish Red Cross University College and residency programmes at the Karolinska University Hospital
Teresa has experience from curriculum development starting at 2007 when she designed, and was responsible for the implementation of specialist nursing programme in Critical Care at the Swedish Red Cross University College (SRCUC). As a lecturer at SRCUC Teresa have been course director within PGME as well as within the Nursing Programme.
Teresa is a Harvard-Macy scholar in medical education at Harvard Medical School and are one of their international faculty within the course "Health Care Education 2.0 - Transforming your teaching for the digital age". Teresa has also broadened her teaching experience at Harvard Business School within case based learning. Her recent studies have focused on how to use technology in health care education as well as curriculum alignment and assessment.