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Anna T. Höglund new professor in Care Ethics

2021-12-01

The asymmetrical relationship between patients and health care professionals raises ethical concern: Bringing the ethics of nursing and care to the fore in health care settings. On 1 December 2021, Anna T. Höglund was promoted to Professor in Care Ethics and Gender Studies, strengthening our profile on clinical ethical issues.

Anna T, Höglund
Anna T. Höglund, new professor in Care Ethics & Gender Studies. Photo: Josepine Fernow

Anna T. Höglund has worked extensively on the question of ethical competence for health care practitioners, moral distress in clinical settings and prioritisation in health care. She has also published substantially on the topic of gender and ethics in her previous role as Senior Lecturer in Nursing Ethics and Gender Studies, adding important perspectives to the ethical dilemmas raised by the asymmetrical relationships between patients and health care professionals, and different professions in health care.  

By Josepine Fernow