LEFO - Legeforskningsinstituttet

Institute for Studies of the Medical Profession

IPOQ 2013: Research on health and working conditions of the medical profession

Berit Bringedal

Professional autonomy and the governance of health care. Perspectives from social science
7. november 2013

Berit Bringedal is a sociologist, PhD. She is a senior researcher at LEFO – Institute for Studies of the Medical Profession. Her research areas are physician behavior, values and attitudes, priority setting and distributive justice and social inequalities in health.

Abstract: Professional autonomy and the governance of health care
Perspectives from social science The presentation includes a brief review of research on the relation between doctors’ professional autonomy, professional content and health, as well as a discussion of how perspectives from the social sciences can contribute to throw light on these relations.

Look at Berit Bringedal´s presentation in the attached file (pdf).
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