German Society for Endocrinology

Society German Society for Endocrinology
Office Address Vorderbrandstrasse 15 - 1/3 Germany
Phone +49 8652 66534
Fax +49 8652 66534
Geographical Area Covered Germany (and members from Austria and Switzerland)
Year of foundation 1956
Number of members DGE: 1'400 CRHUKS: 100

Services Provided
Patient support groups Yes
Education materials for public Yes
Education materials for doctors Yes

Representative at IOF Dr. Stepan Scharla

Science/medical Educational work with practitioners, hospital doctors and nurses, meetings and conferences; Publications "Diagnostische Empfehlungen"; "Therapeutische Empfehlungen" (Thieme); Newsletter "Endokrinologie-infos", 6 issues per year
Support local, regional groups Yes, sections for organs: thyroid, calcium a.o.
Public awareness and education Publications, meetings
Lobbying Lobbying hospitals, politicians and health authorities
Fundraising, finance and administration Funds from donations and commercial corporations, membership fees