The professional status of physicians in the Nordic countries.

  • E K Riska
  • Published 1988 in The Milbank quarterly


The social position of physicians in the Nordic countries reflects the dominant role of the public sector in the delivery of health care. Physicians in Finland, Norway, and Sweden have always been part of a larger corporate social system; unlike physicians in Denmark, they have never been organized independently. This corporatization of medicine, however… (More)