Published: 22-02-2024 16:31 | Updated: 11-04-2024 14:11

Mats Brommels receives the Pohjola Medical Award

The Pohjola prize it is one of the three major medical awards given out in Finland. This year the 20,000 euro award is received by Professor Mats Brommels, Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME) for his significant work for the development of medicine and health service systems in Finland.

The Finnish Medical Foundation's award

The Pohjola prize is awarded for distinguished contributions to medicine and the development of health services. The 20,000 euro award is presented by the Finnish Medical Foundation to a Finnish physician acknowledging prominent life-time achievements in the field of medicine. 

The Finnish Medical Foundation has granted the award annually to a distinguished physician researcher since 1981. The award was made possible by a donation made to the Foundation by the Pohjola Assurance Companies in 1980. 

The award recipient is selected by a committee consisting of the chairs of the Finnish Medical Foundation, the Finnish Medical Association, the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim and the Finnish Society of Medicine as well as two Pohjola representatives.

Professor Mats Brommels. Photo: Bildmakarna
Professor Mats Brommels. Photo: Bildmakarna

Mats Brommels

MD PhD, Professor, former Head of the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME) and Director for the Medical Management Centre (MMC), Karolinska Institutet. 

Mats Brommels joined LIME and Karolinska Institutet in 2002 to establish the Medical Management Centre and is now Professor Emeritus/Emerita at LIME