German Society of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery GSOTS - DGOU


The DGOU represents the interests of its members in the areas of science, supply and professional policy. In the close cooperation of its committees, it performs efficient work for all members as a professional society.

Promotion of science
The DGOU promotes science in the field of orthopedics and trauma surgery. Among other things, it provides networks and platforms for scientific exchange and informs its members in its association   media about the latest findings in the field, for example via the membership magazine "Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie - Mitteilungen und Nachrichten" or at the annual  German Congress for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery (DKOU ).

quality and safety
In addition, the DGOU publishes guidelines for trauma surgery and orthopedic diagnostics and therapy. These recommendations for action support doctors in making decisions about optimal medical care for patients and thus ensure more quality and safety in medicine.

Education and the promotion of young talent
The DGOU also promotes basic, advanced and advanced training in the fields of orthopedics and trauma surgery: For example, the specialist society has developed special course formats for advanced and advanced training and supports study and research activities with prizes and grants . The Young Forum O&U represents the interests of young medical professionals in O and U. As a network, it provides information and advice on clinical, scientific and didactic aspects of continuing education, among other things.


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Eingang Bachstrabe
Berlin City, Berlin 10623

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