“So, you are a medical doctor. Do you plan to practice here after finishing your master study?” This was the most common question I got during my first eight months here in Stockholm. At first, I did not really think about this. My initial plan was to come to KI and finish the Master in… Read More 6 Steps to get a practice license in Sweden for a non-EU medical doctor
Usually, one should try to be very still when trying to balance oneself or something. Too much movement, things start to fall apart. However, this is not always the case. In certain situations, movement provides better opportunity to achieve balance. Think of when someone rides a bicycle, it is easier to balance the bike when… Read More Women in Global Health Sweden Chapter – creating balance through movement
One of the advantages of studying in Stockholm is that you can easily reach nearby forest. From fancy picnic to challenging hiking, from sight-seeing with a pair of bare eyes to photo hunting with sophisticated sniper-like lenses. The forest is always fascinating to view and breath-taking to explore, literally, especially if one takes the longest… Read More To eat Semla in the forest, why not?
“What is your plan after graduating?” might be one of the hardest questions to be answered for some of the student in the Joint Master’s Programme in Health Informatics. Some of the students might already have the answers, but every plan should be based on a sufficient prior analysis, right? At least that is what… Read More Behold! The birth of Karolinska Institutet Health Informatics Alumni Network
It took me a while to notice that I am now in the second semester of Joint Master’s Programme in Health Informatics, as there is no distinct “break” between the first and second semesters. Looking back to the first day I stepped into the class, I also realize that my honeymoon period in the programme… Read More Honeymoon period is over! (1st-semester review)
My last assignment in the previous first semester was a challenge to present a project that could give impact to more than 1% of the population, even better if it has a global impact. The assignment could be viewed as if it was a healthcare idea competition, but the competition was substituted by the atmosphere… Read More Assignment can be fun, too!
Last decade has been marked by the explosion of mobile health applications (mHealth apps) developed and released into the market. By 2017, there have been more than 325.000 mHealth apps available in the several main application markets (1). How many of these that you use? Are you sure that you can put your trust in… Read More In App we trust
To kill two birds with one stone. An idiom which sounds quite harsh in today’s perspective, but might be suitable to express my image of applying to the Joint Master’s Programme in Health Informatics at Karolinska Institutet. As the name states, it is not a single programme but a joint programme, which offers several “two… Read More Joint Master’s Programme in Health Informatics: the two birds to be killed with one stone
One of the Master’s Programmes offered by Karolinska Institutet is the Joint Master’s in Health Informatics. You should consider applying before the deadline closes. Why, you ask? Here is why. 1. “You’d be the one to unite our two worlds.” (Aquaman, 2018) No spoilers here, don’t worry! Borrowing a quote from the above movie is… Read More Advice from a doctor: Consider applying for the Master’s Programme in Health Informatics
The deadline for submitting your application is drawing near. I remember when I was applying two years ago, I got quite anxious, compulsively reviewing and going through the document checklists. Regardless if you are a carefree or perfectionist person when it comes to paperwork, you should take a final look (or several =P ) before… Read More 6 Documents you should not miss when applying for a Master’s degree in Sweden