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September 19, 2008
92nd Annual Meeting of the Southwest German Association of Otolaryngologists online

The 92nd Annual Meeting of the Southwest German Association of Otolaryngologists will be held in Neckarsulm on September 26th to 27th, 2008 chaired by Prof. Dr. Burkard M. Lippert (Klinik für HNO-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Halschirurgie der SLK-Kliniken Heilbronn).


September 16, 2008
Annual Meeting 2008 of the German Medical Library Association (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Medizinisches Bibliothekswesen e.V. – AGMB) online

The annual meeting of the German Medical Library Association (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Medizinisches Bibliothekswesen e.V. – AGMB) will be held in Magdeburg, Germany from September 23rd to 25th, 2008. Focal points of this year's meeting are life-long learning, the new educational structures resulting from the Bologna Process, new techniques for networked working processes, and the effects of the new German copyright law. In addition there will be a poster session, workshops, product reviews and a commercial exhibition.


September 10, 2008
53rd Annual Meeting of the German Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology Society (GMDS 2008) online

The 53rd conference of the German Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology Society will be held in Stuttgart on September 15th to 18th, 2008. Keynotes and presentations will cover topics from


September 4, 2008
Satellite symposium on "Open Access in Medicine" and German Medical Science Editorial Meeting

The German Medical Science team will be involved in organizing the ZB MED satellite symposium "Open Access in der Medizin: Stand und Ausblick" ("Open access in medicine: status quo and outlook") taking place November 12, 2008, 9-11 a.m. in Düsseldorf, Germany within the framework of the Berlin 6 Open Access Conference (November 11-13, 2008, see For more information on the program of the satellite symposium, please see (in German). Following the satellite symposium, the annual German Medical Science editorial meeting will take place.


August 27, 2008
25th Scientific Annual Meeting of the German Society of Phoniatrics & Pedaudiology online

The main topic of the jubilee congress is "Newborn Hearing Screening - New Requirements for the Phoniatrics and Pediatric Audiology". Several studies from different German states highlight the diverse aspects of the universal newborn hearing screening comprising tracking, follow up, quality assurance and the constitution of networks. Different methodical approaches are presented in pilot projects.
Further articles deal with causal research and differential diagnoses of the different subtypes of sensorineural hearing loss, developing concepts in hearing and speech habilitation and the treatment of auditory processing disorders. The aim of the studies is to guarantee a highly normal development of hearing and speech by early specific diagnostic and therapeutic activities.
A further common topic of the presented articles is the communication disorder in orofacial malformations and after defect care in the oral and maxillofacial area.
Studies concerning computer-assisted parameters of the voice, the voice in old age and special aspects in the treatment of vocalists and musicians emphasize the broad spectrum of the speciality phoniatrics and pediatric audiology.

The contributions of the congress are available online at GMS:

June 19, 2008
Joint meeting of the International Society of Ocular Trauma and the German Retinal Society online

The International Society of Ocular Trauma and the German Retinal Society invite you to a joint meeting in Wurzburg, June 19 - 22, 2008. The presentation will cover epidemiology and prevention of ocular injuries, their triage and adequate surgical intervention. The results of new strategies in the treatment of age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, vascular occlusions and retinal detachments will be discussed as well.


April 25, 2008
Homepage slightly reorganized

We have changed the German Medical Science homepage to make it even tidier: The three pillars of the portal – Journals (among which GMS German Medical Science – An Interdisciplinary Journal), Meetings and Reports – are now accessible through the three sections in the middle of the page. We hope you will find the publications of your interest even better and are grateful for any comments to !

April 22, 2008
79th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery online

This year's annual meeting of the German Society of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery has as a motto early detection of diseases of the head and neck. Early detection of diseases is an important factor which influences the prognosis in many diseases especially in cancer. Even the development of young children is dependent on the early detection of hearing impairment, which affords special rehabilitation. In the head and neck there is a wide variety of possibilities of early detection of diseases. These are malignant diseases, allergic diseases, sleep related disorders and hearing impairment which are discussed during the conference. Further main topics are tissue engineering and tissue replacement, skull base surgery as an interdisciplinary approach and computer assisted surgery. Beside these main topics management of acoustic neuromas, navigated surgery of paranasal sinuses, skull base surgery, treatment of skin tumors of the head and neck and adjuvant tumor therapy are subjects of scientific sessions. The abstract publication contains 671 summaries of all scientific presentations. The reader will get an overview about the different topics and also will get important information about the scientific activity in Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.


April 16, 2008
125. Congress of the German Association of Surgery online

The 125. Congress of the German Association of Surgery will be organized from 22.04.08 - 26.04.08 in the ICC of Berlin. The German society of surgery is the stabil roof of nine scientic associations of surgery, and they all will present the actual topics and the main topics given by the president. Nearly 300 scientific, clinical, occupational and organizational sessions will be held. The abstracts of the scientific contributions are available online via the portal German Medical Science

February 12, 2008
News EbM 2008

In Febuary 2008 the conference on "evidence based primary medicine and healthcare" takes place in Witten, Germany. The annual meeting of the German "Deutsches Netzwerks Evidenzbasierte Medizin (DNEbM)" was organized together with the conference of the "Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pflegewissenschaft (DGP)" at Witten/Herdecke university. Both organizations want to demonstrate that there are many common topics and questions to be answered concerning evidence based healthcare.

The abstracts are now available on the GMS website
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