Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Doctoral Programme in Clinical Research at the University of Helsinki is aimed at training professional researchers and academic scientists in the field of clinical medicine. The objective of the doctoral programme is to ensure that enrolled doctoral candidates develop the skills and competence necessary for independent research. The programme supports doctoral training in clinical medicine by advancing the expertise and knowledge in the following key areas:

  • studying epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, diagnostics, treatment and outcome, prevention and prognosis of diseases
  • critical evaluation and practical application of research results

Doctoral candidates enrolled in the Doctoral Programme in Clinical Research participate in a structured training environment encompassing basic and advanced courses in clinical medicine, as well as an extensive transferable skills curriculum provided by Doctoral School in Health Sciences (DSHealth). The doctoral programme supports integration clinical work with professional research training. The goal is to achieve the degree (Doctor of Medical Science, Doctor of Dental Science, or Doctor of Philosophy) from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Helsinki within a four-year net time period.

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Projects 2015 2021

PAMilaisten elämä - elämänkulku, työ ja elintavat

Erkkola, M., Nevalainen, J., Saari, J., Rahkonen, O., Uusitalo, L. & Jallinoja, P.

01/01/2019 → …

Project: Research project

Sporttia Stadiin!

Peltonen, J., Uusitalo, A., Eklund, D., Tervaniemi, M., Huotilainen, M., Kaseva, K., Toivonen, T., Willberg, E., Roos, T., Kaartinen, J. & Mäntyjärvi, J.

01/08/2018 → …

Project: Research project

Publications 1990 2019

A case of keratosis pilaris rubra in a 17th century portrait?

Kluger, N., 9 Mar 2019, In : Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 0, ja

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Adolescent athletes with learning disability display atypical maturational trajectories on concussion baseline testing: Implications based on a Finnish sample

Peltonen, K., Vartiainen, M., Laitala-Leinonen, T., Koskinen, S., Luoto, T., Pertab, J. & Hokkanen, L., 3 Apr 2019, In : Neuropsychology, Development, and Cognition. Section C: Child Neuropsychology. 25, 3, p. 336-351 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Adult spinal deformity: imaging, diagnostics and outcome

Kyrölä, K., 2019, Helsinki: [K. Kyrölä]. 143 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

Amalia X - Dialogical sequence analysis as a method in theory-based single case research in psychoanalysis

Kivikkokangas, S. J. & Leiman, M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Scandinavian Psychoanalytic Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 2011 2019

Doctoral dissertation on Feedback supporting medical students' learning in the clinical context: students' and teachers' perspective

Eeva Pyörälä (Supervisor)
2 Apr 20192 Apr 2024

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Lecture: We have the polygenic risks - but do they matter in prevention?

Samuli Ripatti (Speaker)
7 Feb 20198 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

FinnGen Plenary Meeting 4

Samuli Ripatti (Attendee)
5 Mar 20196 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Infant Behavior and Development (Journal)

Suvi Stolt (Reviewer)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Doctoral dissertation on Virtual patients: a digital approach to develop and assess the medical students' clinical competence and reasoning

Eeva Pyörälä (Supervisor)
2 Apr 20192 Apr 2024

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Prizes

Matti Äyräpää Award

Olli Kallioniemi (Recipient), 11 Jan 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

Seth Wichmann palkinto

Anniina Färkkilä (Recipient), 15 Nov 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

Press / Media

Huomenta Suomen Haastattelu

Aarno Palotie

16/07/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Finland's digital genome project

Aarno Palotie

12/06/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

FinnGen-tutkimuksen lupaukset

Aarno Palotie

16/05/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media