Experiences from efforts to support and stimulate inner development at the KI medical program
From Anna Christiansen
Mini Ruiz, MD, PhD, senior consultant and lecturer within the medical program at Karolinska Institutet. Dr Mini Ruiz has lead the professional development thread at the medical program, implementing important changes in the curriculum. Dr Mini Ruiz is passionate about teaching, providing psychological safety and reflective environment for students and staff.
In Sweden as in many countries in the last 15 years, the medical program has had an increasing focus on professional development, including several warranted skills and capacities that we today recognize have several similarities with the IDGs.
Many learning activities have hence been created and used to support medical students in their development towards empathetic, team working healthcare professionals of tomorrow. However promising this may sound, t is not so easy and I will share some experiences from the professional development thread at the medical program Karolinska Institutet