What happens when reading fiction literature is included in Medical Education? We record fiction book seminars with future physicians and examine how empathy is construed in the conversations and how fictions literature is used in medical education.
Anja Rydén Gramner’s thesis shows that by reading and discussing novels, medical students are equipped to engage themselves emotionally and to show empathy in future patient encounters.
Teachers' work and students' learning are in focus at the Division of Education, Teaching and Learning. This focus covers basic and advanced levels as well as graduate studies and research.
Human behaviour and learning is the focus for education and research at the department. We educate students and scientists that are well equipped to meet future challenges in society and working life.