LEFO - Legeforskningsinstituttet

Institute for Studies of the Medical Profession

IPOQ 2020 – 6th Nordic research conference

About the Nordic interdisciplinary research network

The annual Nordic IPOQ-conferences aims to promote interdisciplinary studies of the interaction between the medical professions, organizational factors and quality of care.
31. oktober 2019

Program committee

The program committee in 2019/2020 consists of:

  • Inger Lise Teig social anthropologist, PhD, Associate professor, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Norway
  • Mia von Knorring, psychologist, PhD, Senior Researcher, Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Signe Lohmann-Lafrenz, MD, Specialist in Occupational Health, Occupational health and safety service, St. Olav´s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
  • Valdemar Erling, MD, Senior Consultant, Department of Hematology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg, Sweden. Chairman of the Swedish Sociaty of Narrative Medicine
  • Fredrik Bååthe, MSc, PhD Medical sciences, Guest researcher / Post-doc at LEFO – Institute for Studies of the Medical Profession , Oslo, Norway
  • Berit Bringedal, Sociologist, PhD, Senior researcher at LEFO  – Institute for Studies of the Medical Profession, Oslo, Norway

The network studies relationships between:

  • Health professionals´ health, work and quality of life
  • Societal and organisational conditions for professional work and quality of healthcare
  • Quality and safety in the treatment of patients by integrating research from diverse disciplines
  • Ethics, professional values and prioritisation
  • Health professionals´ role in transition