Sofia Åkerman

Sofia Åkerman

Doctoral student

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Sofia Åkerman has been a doctoral candidate since June 3 2019, with Titti Mattsson and Sverker Jönsson (LU) as supervisors.

The project´s working title is ”Personal accountability versus system perspective in connection with medical malpractice - why and for whom?” The project deals with issues of accountability in connection with medical malpractice - the distribution of responsibility between individual and system. The purpose is to examine the legal consequences of focus on personal accountability versus focus on the surrounding system in such situations. The research project is part of the faculty's Health Law environment and is partly financed by the Craaford foundation.

Sofia Åkerman teaches health law.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

UKÄ subject classification

  • Social Sciences
  • Law

Free keywords

  • Public Law
  • Health Law
  • Medical Law


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