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June 2, 2010
10th Conference of Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine - KIT 2010 online

The 10th Conference of Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine (KIT 2010) will take place on June 23 to 26, 2010, in Cologne, Germany. The KIT 2010 is the largest German conference in the field of infectious medicine and the only conference which combines the different specializations in this field.


May 19, 2010
New issue of GMS Medizin - Bibliothek - Information

The first 2010 issue of GMS Medizin - Bibliothek - Information on the Annual Meeting 2009 of the German Medical Library Association has been published (see table of contents). For more information, read the editorial "Medical Libraries as lighthouses in the seas of electronic information".

May 19, 2010
127th Congress of the German Association of Surgery online

The 127th Congress of the German Association of Surgery took place from 20th to 23rd April 2010 in Berlin.


April 26, 2010
German-Dutch joint issue on Medical Education

The German Journal of Medical Education „GMS Zeitschrift für Medizinische Ausbildung“ and the Netherlands Journal of Medical Education (Tijdschrift voor Medisch Onderwijs) have published a joint issue on medical education in Europe. Please read the editorial for further information.

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:


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