Welcome to the Department of Clinical Medicine
The purpose and mission of the Department of Clinical Medicine (K1) is to conduct medical research and education at the highest international level. The department has focus on research that is based on clinical issues, and combines this with basic laboratory and registry-based research and research related to imaging analysis.
The department aims to increase the scope and quality of our research and education through extensive national and international collaboration and recruitment.
Studies at the department
K1 is involved in the professional training of doctors, and a bachelor and master's degree in nutrition. Students meet K1 in lectures, clinics and group lessons. Our courses are in researcher education, clinical rotation, master courses, medicine courses, nutrition and some dentist or dental hygiene courses.
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Research groups are the backbone of medical research. They do research better, more focused and enjoyable.
At the Department of Clinical Medicine we have the basis for much medical research, namely good patient materials.
Research teams collaborate independent of the boundaries of sections, department and institutions. You can find a selection of our research groups here.
The departments consists of eleven sections. The subjects within these are: orthopedics, urology, plastic surgery, anesthesiology, pathology, radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, ear nose and throat, chirurgia minor, psychiatry, oftamologi (eye), dermatology (skin), gastroenterology, gastrointestinal surgery, nutrition and nephrology.
Long stretched activity
The department has its main activity in Bergen, but also has centers for education and research in Stavanger, Haugesund, Førde and Kristiansand.