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.


Philip Little

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Medical Doctor, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, 2016 Ph.D (doctor of medicine), Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, 2020 Resident in Medical Radiology, Karolinska University Hospital, 2020-, PhD student, Karolinska Institutet, 2013-2020 Medical Internship, Region Stockholm (previously SLL), 2016-2019 MD at Beroendeakuten Stockholm, Region Stockholm, 2014 - 2023 (not full time). With DIS since 2023

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.

Chen Tamm

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Active as Consultant radiologist in Abdominal Radiology department at Karolinska University Hospital since 2022. M.D (Uppsala University 2013). M.Sc. (Biomedical Sciences, Karolinska Institute 2008). With DIS since 2022.