5 pieces of advice for your first semester at Karolinska Institutet

This blogpost is dedicated to all first semester students (AKA newbies) and also prospective students considering applying for a two-year master’s program at Karolinska Institutet. I present you with 5 pieces of advice that I believe will make the difference and help you get it right on your first semester at KI. Here they are:… Read More 5 pieces of advice for your first semester at Karolinska Institutet

Medical Statistics II: a course review

We are back in Stockholm! Despite the current pandemic and challenges that it brings with it, I am very happy to start my second year as a master’s student at KI. The third semester of the Health Economics, Policy and Management (HEPM) programme starts with the advanced course in medical statistics. Although a bit short,… Read More Medical Statistics II: a course review

My summer internship in health economics

This is the second of a series of blogposts in which I am sharing a little (I had to consider confidentiality) about my summer job experiences while reflecting on the process and outcomes. For clarification purposes, the Health Economics, Policy and Management Global Programme at KI does not include/require/offer internship opportunities. Internships are completely optional… Read More My summer internship in health economics

My summer job at Harvard School of Public Health

During the earlier months this year, I had a big question at the back of my head: what should I do this summer? I started applying since January to many internship programmes both in Sweden and abroad. I was very decided to spend my whole summer indoors working hard to learn by practicing and accumulating… Read More My summer job at Harvard School of Public Health

5 questions that usually don’t get answered: HEPM edition

After completing my first year of master’s in Health Economics, Policy and Management (HEPM) at Karolinska Institutet, I realized that there are some valid questions and concerns from prospective and admitted students that don’t get a straightforward answer by reading the programme’s official webpage. I collected some of the most popular questions I’ve received trough… Read More 5 questions that usually don’t get answered: HEPM edition

Summary of first year of Health Economics, Policy and Management master’s programme

A year passed by so quickly! As a starter, I want to say that it has been an amazing experience. Even though I had many concerns throughout the year (probably because of the differences in the “nordic way” of teaching), I cannot express in words how much I have grown and how valuable have been… Read More Summary of first year of Health Economics, Policy and Management master’s programme

Health and Medical Care Management: a course review

We have reached the last course review of the year for the health economics, policy and management programme: Health and Medical Care Management. This course covered the basics of management theory applied to the healthcare sector (there’s an advanced course next semester), adapting the content in order to apply the concepts to the current COVID-19… Read More Health and Medical Care Management: a course review

My distance learning experiences at Karolinska Institutet

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, distance learning is a new reality for students around the world. Even though all global master’s programmes at Karolinska Institutet embraced this new dynamic from March 18th 2020, each programme has had different experiences and outcomes from dealing with this new way of teaching. On this blogpost you’ll… Read More My distance learning experiences at Karolinska Institutet

Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes: a course review

The time for one of the most expected (and feared) courses of the Health Economics, Policy and Management programme finally arrived, and it came with a pandemic! The economic evaluation of healthcare programmes course integrates the knowledge acquired during previous courses in order to dive into the world of cost-effectiveness analyses of health interventions. This… Read More Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes: a course review