Academic Programme

Key Note Speakers

We have two excellent key note lectures that will be given by Professor Edvin Schei and Professor Stein Knardahl.

Professor Edvin Schei, MD, PhD. Schei is a practicing GP, professor at the University of Bergen in the fields of of general practice and medical education. His areas of expertise and research are clinical communication, medical professionalism, medical philosophy and education.
Schei will discuss good use of the doctor’s role – how can physicians create empowering relationships while dealing constructively with authority and uncertainty?

Title of his lecture: Doctoring as leadership – practical wisdom in medical relations

Professor Stein Knardahl, MD, PhD | Head of Department of work psychology and physiology  at the National Institute of Occupational Health (STAMI). His areas of expertise and research are Neuroscience, Physiology, Psychosomatic Medicine, and Work psychology.
Knardahl will discuss relationships between work, motivation and health, examining employee competence in relation to good quality care, work environment and health of employees.