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Samuel Edelbring

Position: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Health Sciences


Phone: +46 19 303893

Room: P2405

Samuel Edelbring
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About Samuel Edelbring

Samuel is pursuing research and development in health professions education. He holds a PhD in medical education from Karolinska Institutet (2012) and is Associate Professor (Docent) in medical education since 2017. His research interest concern clinical reasoning, interprofessional learning and students’ self-efficacy towards professional activities during workplace-based learning.

He worked at Karolinska Institutet during 2001-2015, Karolinska University hospital 2013-2015 and Linköping university 2015-2018. At Karolinska Institutet he served at the board of doctoral education. The clinical skills and simulation centre (Clinicum) at Linköping University was awarded the international ASPIRE award for excellence in simulation during his academic leadership.


As main supervisor has supervised one doctoral student to graduation, Anne Friman, Karolinska Institutet 2017, and is currently supervising Ruhija Hodza-Beganovic (see project Increasing professional awareness, below) and Tiina Luukkanen who explores nurses' clinical reasoning in home care. He was co-supervisor to PhD Mikael Nilsson, Karolinska Institutet and Lic. Sten Erici at Lund University.Co-supervisor to Franziska Wagner, LMU, Germany, and Alexander Borg at the Karolinska Institutet.


Samuel is Vice-dean for educational development at the Faculty of Medicine and Health. In this capacity he has the ambition to strenghten the knowledge-base for teaching in the health professions and how to use this knowledge to improve quality and innovation in education.

Previously associate editor in BMC Medical Education and Frontiers in Medicine and is currently a frequent reviewer in other health professions education journals as well as reviewer of research grants and educational expert in scholarly appointments. 


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Articles in journals

Articles, reviews/surveys

Chapters in books

Conference papers

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries