German Society of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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The German Society of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin - DGKJ) is a scientific association for all pediatrics and adolescent medicine in Germany.

Responsibilities of DGKJ are:
The DGKJ promotes the scientific and professional interests of pediatric and adolescent medicine and commits itself to the optimal ambulant and stationary medical care for children and adolescents in Germany. They are engaged to assuring the highest level of continuing education of pediatricians and doctors for adolescent medicine. The DGKJ supports the education, as well as the advanced training and professionalism of pediatricians and doctors for adolescent medicine, to include pediatric research. Last but not least, the society represents profession political interests of the pediatricians and doctors for adolescent medicine and offers them a platform for professional and personal exchange.

Goals and purpose of the company:
• to promote the scientific and professional concerns of pediatric medicine as well as the concerns of paediatricians and to cultivate the community spirit among the members,
• to develop the scientific basis for the best possible pediatric care for the population,
• to maintain international cooperation in the field of pediatric and adolescent medicine,
• Promote the integration of pediatric subspecialties,
• The association is selflessly active; it does not primarily pursue its own economic purposes.


Prof. Dr. Jorg Dotsch

Events and Courses

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Official Journal

Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde (Monthly Pediatrics)
Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics


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Contact Details

DGKJ Chausseestr. 128/129 10115 Berlin;
UK & Europe
+49 30 3087779-0
Pediatrics and Neonatology, Adolescent Medicne