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Axel Wolf

Vice head of department

Institute of Health and Care
Visiting address
Arvid wallgrens backe hus 1 o 2
41346 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 457
40530 Göteborg

About Axel Wolf


Deputy head prefect for digitalisation, innovation and utilisation.

Associate Professor, Senior consultant Anesthesia/Intensivecare (CRNA) & Affiliated researcher at the University of Gothenburg Centre for Person-Centred Care (GPCC).

I have a combined position as senior lecturer at the Institute of Health and Care Sciences and as senior consultant at the Sahlgrenska University hospital; Department of intensive care and anesthesiology.


I teach primarly at the advanced level at the university. My focus areas are person-centred care, shared economy/platform economy, value-based healthcare and eHealth. 

Clinical background: 

My experience is found in anesthesia and intensive care with special focus in bariatric surgery and opiod-free anesthesia. I have a positions at the department of intensive care and anesthesiology , Sahlgrenska Universty hospital. 


My research taps on different aspects of person-centred care, such as exploring the organizational aspects of implementing PCC, innovations of PCC products/services as well as evaluation of complex interventions. A recent research area are sharing economies, value-based healthcare and strategic change management. My clinical research in Anesthesia is found within pain managment and opiod-free anesthesia. I am A affiliated researcher at the University of Gothenburg Centre for Person-Centred Care (GPCC)


I am the primary investigator for a recent innovation project funded by the Swedish agency for innovation (Vinnova), investigating the prerequisites for a shared economy in healthcare. I am the chair of the european commitee in charge of developing a standard of patient involvement in healthcare. 

I have been the operative project leader for sveral national projects for the development of several strategic platforms for implementation and research regarding PCC within the healthcare sector.