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April 22, 2010
81st Annual Meeting of the German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery online

The program of the 81st Annual meeting, May 12-16, 2010 in Wiesbaden is composed of more than 740 applied and 100 invited contributions. The motto of the congress "Advances and advanced education- Sharing knowledge" indicates the importance not only of research but also of training as well as the relevance of experiences in other specialties related to ENT. The heading of the invited reviews is "Rhinological Functions and Functional Rhinosurgery". Free papers, posters as well as multimedia-presentations comprise the whole field of ENT and beyond.


April 14, 2010
Abstracts of the CBT meeting online

The innovative use of computer-based learning and teaching methods is increasingly common in medical education inspite of a need for further research. The possibilities and barriers of computer based-learning and teaching methods in medicine should be discussed in a scientific and critical way at the 14th workshop of the CBTAG with an emphasis on the social aspects.


March 31, 2010
Third GMS journal in PubMed Central and PubMed

Recently, another GMS journal has made it into PubMed Central (PMC). You may access the full texts of all English-language articles of "GMS Krankenhaushygiene Interdisziplinär" via PMC. We will deposit all future English articles of the journal in PMC soon after publication.


March 17, 2010
10th Health Technology Assessment (HTA) symposium online

The 10th Health Technology Assessment (HTA) symposium from 18th to 19th March 2010 in Cologne focuses on the question “Nothing without evidence?”. Join the discussion about the development and the importance of HTA as well as about health relevant interventions with regard to the aspect of evidence. HTA-reports concerning MRSA infections, fall prophylaxis, arthroplasty register as well as hypertension and diabetes are points of departure.


March 10, 2010
Abstracts of the RWA meeting online

The society of the Ophthalmologists of the Rhineland and Westfalia – RWA – held its 172nd meeting on January 2010, 29th and 30th in Bonn. The abstracts are published on the GMS site at

December 9, 2009
Petition in support of Open Access submitted to German Bundestag

A petition in support of cost-free access to scientific and scholarly publications resulting from public funding has been submitted to the German Bundestag's Petitions Committee. To view and sign the petition, click here:


December 1, 2009
New journal in the GMS portal: GMS Zeitschrift zur Förderung der Qualitätssicherung in medizinischen Laboratorien (GMS Journal for Promoting Quality Assurance in Medical Laboratories)

The Society for Promotion of Quality Assurance in Medical Laboratories (INSTAND e. V.) has launched a new e-journal at GMS: GMS Zeitschrift zur Förderung der Qualitätssicherung in medizinischen Laboratorien. The scope of this interdisciplinary journal is to publish contributions dealing with current issues of quality assurance in medical laboratories in German or English language. All articles will be peer-reviewed and freely available (open access). The editorial board welcomes your contributions via the manuscript operating system of GMS.

November 5, 2009
16th Annual Meeting of the GAA online

The 16th conference of the German Drug Utilisation Research Group (GAA, e.V.) will take place in 19th and 20th of November 2009 in Berlin. This year the conference has its special focus on tools to improve safety of drug therapy and on future issues of pharmacotherapy. Each session will be introduced by invited speakers:


October 23, 2009
ADANO Meeting 2009 online

The meeting "60 years ADANO" (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutschsprachiger Audiologen und Neurootologen) will take place october 22 and 23 in Koblenz/Germany.


October 15, 2009
German Congress of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery 2009 online

This year’s DKOU (Deutscher Kongress für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie) is themed „Living with Challenges“ and takes place from October 21 to 24, 2009 in Berlin. It comprises the 95th Annual Conference of the German Society of Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery (DGOOC), the 73rd Annual Conference of the German Society of Trauma Surgery (DGU), as well as the 50th Annual Conference of the Professional Association of Orthopaedic Specialists and Surgeons (BVOU).


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