Medical Simulation LabSemester Course

Corequisite Course(s)
Major Discipline(s)
Biology, Biomedicine / Biotechnology, Pre-Medicine / Health Science
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This hands-on lab course focuses on on specific diseases and follow the diagnosis and treatment pathway of a surgical patient from admission to discharge. Learn about relevant anatomy and physiology by using virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR) alongside traditional approaches. Learn about the ever-growing field of medical imaging and how methods such as X-ray, CT, MR, and ultrasound are becoming an increasing part of medical diagnostics and treatment. Furthermore, learn basic surgical skills and interventions to perform surgical procedures with the use of laparoscopic simulators.


Paulina Mendoza

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

M.D. (La Salle University, Mexico City, 2019). M. Sc. Nutrition Science (Karolinska Universitet, 2021). Previous employment at the Military Central Hospital in Mexico City (2019-2020). With DIS since 2021.

Athanasios Zouzos

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

M.D. (University of Thrace, 2005). Ph.D. student at the Deparment of Oncology, Karolinska Institute. Consultant radiologist since 2012. Active employment as the Chief of the breast radiology department, Karolinska University Hospital. Cooperating with DIS since 2019.

Maria Kouvaraki

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

MD (1995, Greece: Univeristy of Patras), PhD (2003, Greece: University of Athens). Consultant Surgeon since 2003. Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery 2006 (Department of Surgical Oncology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) Active employment as a Consultant Breast Surgeon, Karolinska University Hospital. Research affiliated, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Oncology-Pathology. Cooperating with DIS since 2019.