KIPRIME podcast episode 10 - Klas Karlgren

Medical education as a design discipline: developing interventions and tools which create conditions for learning activities - an interview with Klas Karlgren.

KIPRIME Fellows
Klas Karlgren, KIPRIME Fellows. Photo: Erik Cronberg

With a background in human-machine interaction and interaction design, Klas Karlgren brings a design science research methodology and a ’designerly’ approach to research. 

After finishing his PHD in human machine interaction, he came to the Karolinska Institutet to start his post-doc where continued his work on designing, creating and developing technologies to support and analyse learning in the field of medical education. 

Since he arrived at Karolinska in 2004 this has remained focus of his work. Using technology and simulations to help people reflect and analyse their performance.

Listen to episode 10

The KIPRIME podcast

The Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education (KIPRIME) is a major international award and was created to recognise and stimulate high-quality research in the field. In this podcast series we’ll explore the origins of the KIPRIME and discover the passion and commitment of the people who made it happen. 

Host for the series is Alina Jenkins, a BBC presenter and journalist since 2001 with an extensive background in communicating science.