Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Postgraduate training at the ends of the earth - a way to retain physicians?

Karin  Straume

Karin Straume

qualifications: MD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, supervised data collection, wrote the first draft, did the writing

position: Chief County Medical Officer


I am the Chief County Medical Officer of the northernmost county in Norway. My main interest is enhancing good health care services in this remote area. Recruitment and retention of health workers, especially throug professional support and development, is my main objective.

Mona S Søndenå

Mona Søndenå

qualifications: MD

position: General practitioner and public health officer

Peter  Prydz

Peter Prydz

qualifications: MD

position: General practitioner and regional advisor


Regional Advisor, Norwegian Medical Association. In charge of running educational groups i General Practice in Northern Norway.

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