Christer Mjåset

Christer Mjåset, M.D. is a neurosurgeon, author, columnist and lecturer who currently works as a Harkness fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston studying value-based health care models.

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Christer Mjåset, M.D. holds a position as a researcher at the Oslo University Hospital analyzing data from The Norwegian Spine Registry and as a lecturer at the Department of Health Management and Economics, University of Oslo, where he teaches in a leadership program for young physicians. Mjåset was president of the Norwegian Junior Doctors 2015-2019 and the Vice President of the Norwegian Medical Association 2017-2019. This work led him to be involved with the international Choosing Wisely campaign which seeks to advance a national dialogue avoiding unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures. From 2017-2019 he was responsible for implementing the campaign in Norway

Mjåset is a published author of five fictional books and several short stories. He won the Oslo City Cultural Scholarship for writers in 2006. He got his medical degree and bachelor’s degree in literature and philosophy at University of Oslo, both in 2000.

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