Kristian Jansen

Office Address: Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway


* care at the end of life

* nursing home medicine

Medical degree from the University of Bergen (2005), specialist in general medicine (2014), Ph.D. (2017).

After internship in Trondheim, he worked as a fulltime nursing homes doctor at Løvåsen nursing home in Bergen in 2007-2009, then a part-time position at Samnangerheimen nursing home in 2009-2017, and from 2018 as chief attending physician in Løvåsen nursing home. Worked as a GP in 2009-2017 in Samnanger, with a one-year temporary position in 2013-2014 as Public health physician in Samnanger, and from 2018 as GP at Sletten Allmennpraksis. Researcher at the Research Unit for General Practice since 2012, in November 2017 defending his thesis ”End of life care in nursing homes: Palliative drug prescribing and doctors' existential vulnerability”. Is a research associate in the SELFIE EU project, as well as in an action research project on restlessness in nursing homes.

Sits in the course committee for the Nursing home and elderly medicine course in Bergen since 2012, and in the Bergen municipal project group for Holistic care for nursing home residents at the end of life.

Research interest areas include elderly medicine, nursing home medicine, end of life care, and professional existential challenges.