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

Health Informatics class of 2020 – three months later

Time does flies. One day we were just starting our introductions in Autumn term 2018 and then “suddenly”, here we are in autumn 2020. It was approximately three months after our graduation. Maybe some of you are wondering about the career opportunities after you become an alumni of the Health Informatics Programme. So, here is… Read More Health Informatics class of 2020 – three months later

Thesis topics in Health Informatics – A summary of previous master theses at Karolinska Institutet

Our thesis semester has just started and my fellow classmates and I are in the midst of reading literature and analyzing data (ok, and also sometimes stressing about everything, but you know. That is part of the deal) Thinking back to last October/November, I remember that some of us had struggles finding a thesis topic.… Read More Thesis topics in Health Informatics – A summary of previous master theses at Karolinska Institutet

Career opportunities for Health Informatics graduates

Career opportunity is undeniably be one of the major aspects to consider when applying to a study programme. At the time I applied, I saw myself to become the clinical informaticians, but then I discovered the vast career options within health informatics. So let’s start breaking them down. Career in industry Most of the health… Read More Career opportunities for Health Informatics graduates

Which elective course is the right one for me? – Opinions by second year Health Informatics students

Are you a first year Health Informatics student? If yes, then this blogpost is the right one for you. In third semester of our programme students get to choose between two elective courses: “Introduction to Information Security” (Introsec) and “Entrepreneurship”. As it is quite hard to get an unbiased view about what both of these… Read More Which elective course is the right one for me? – Opinions by second year Health Informatics students

3 perfect moments for you to start writing a thesis in Health Informatics Programme

The worry of having to write a thesis might prevent someone from applying to a master programme from the first time, including myself. Many study-guides suggest that the most difficult part of writing a thesis is to get start writing.  As a more field worker type person, I also had my doubts if I would… Read More 3 perfect moments for you to start writing a thesis in Health Informatics Programme

Research in the field of Health Informatics – Part 1

The second year of the our programme involves a 15 credit course on current trends in health informatics.  Basically, this is a research course that runs all throughout the fall semester. This year, there are four tracks for us to chose from: 1. Consumer Health Informatics 2. ICT4D (Information and Communication technology for developing countries)… Read More Research in the field of Health Informatics – Part 1

Preparation for health informatics master’s thesis: reflections and data

As you prepare for your thesis semester in the Health Informatics joint master’s program at Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, I hope you are ready for what is likely to be a challenging semester. I wanted to share some general advice, as well as share some data to help you gauge various factors involved in… Read More Preparation for health informatics master’s thesis: reflections and data