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Prof. Jannicke Mellin-Olsen 


Past President of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists Former president of the European Board of Anaesthesiology and driving force for the Helsinki Declaration on Patient Safety in Anaesthesiology.

Past Secretary of the European Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care.

Member Board of Directors of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation

First female physician in Norway to complete military services (voluntarily)

…and more

Her main professional interests are patient safety, particularly communication and human factors in addition to education and health politics including workforce planning.

Practising at Baerum Hospital, Oslo, Norway. In 2021, the King of Norway appointed her as Knight 1st Class of the Order of St.Olav”, the highest civilian honour currently conferred by Norway, due to her services in healthcare.

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