About the Department of Clinical Medicine
The Department of Clinical Medicine (IKM) constitutes the ”bridge” between the University of Tromsø and the University Hospital of North Norway.
IKM is structured into research groups and teaching units equivalent to the clinical specialities at UNN, and departmental administration. IKM employs a total staff of more than 250 in full- and part-time positions.
The department is located in several buildings at the University of Tromsø (UiT) and the University Hospital of Northern Norway (UNN).
Department of Clinical Medicine has 17 research groups
IKM has the total responsibility for teaching the clinical subjects in the Medical School Programme. The department also offers a Master's degree programme: Master in Telemedicine and E-health. IKM is also involved in clinical teaching in the Master's Degree Programme in Clinical Dentistry.
In addition, the department collaborates with the Department of Health and Care Sciences (abbreviation in Norwegian: IHO) regarding teaching for bachelor and master degree programs for nursing, physiotherapy and radiography. The researchers/teachers from IKM are also involved in postgraduate courses and as mentors for ph.d. students.
The Department covers the following teaching subject areas:
- Acute medicine and anaesthesia
- Child and adolescent psychiatry
- Medical genetics
- X-ray diagnostics
- Telemedicine and E-health
- Heart/lung/vascular surgery
- Cardiac medicine, lung medicine
- Occupational medicine
- Clinical psychiatry
- Eye diseases
- ENT (ear, nose and throat)
- Plastic surgery
- Gastro surgery, urology, endocrine surgery
- Gynaecology and obstetrics
- Geriatrics, renal medicine, gastroenterology, endocrinology, haematology
- Physical medicine and rehabilitation