Jan Philipp Reising is known throughout our student society as thorough, caring and unafraid. Jan Philipp is a PhD student at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health at Karolinska Institutet (KI). His positions within Medicinska Föreningen includes member of the Doctoral Students’ Association (DSA) board for many years, manager of the DSA Health and Welfare workgroup, and member of the Union Council (Fullmäktige).
Jan Philipp has shown true dedication for the cause of the mental health among doctoral students, and organized meaningful action, in order to improve the situation for doctoral students at KI. One example is his hard work with the mental health survey aimed to assess the status of mental health among doctoral students at KI, including coordinating the work, analyzing the results and presenting them to both students and KI leadership.
For his invaluable work within student influence at Medicinska Föreningen, the Board has chosen to award Jan Philipp Reising the honorary medal Parva Scintilla Medicorum.