AG DOG-Clinical Study Centers

Goals The conduct of clinical trials is essential for the testing and implementation of new therapies. There is – fortunately – an increase in the number of high-quality trials. At the same time, however, the requirements associated with studies have been increasing in recent years. Clinical study centres have already been established at numerous locations […]

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AG DOG-Information Technology

Goals Due to numerous different systems in electronic medical records and clinical workplace systems, concerted coordination of clinical and scientific requirements for such systems is desirable. Otherwise, there is a danger that administrative requirements could be given a higher priority than medical or scientific interests/needs. At the same time, in view of the large number […]

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AG DOG-Functional Testing

Goals Visual function diagnostics and ergonomics are among the very own topics of ophthalmology. The main goals of the working group are the scientific exchange of experience in the fields of visual function diagnostics and visual ergonomics, the rapid and beneficial implementation of scientific findings and the establishment of a national and international network for […]

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AG DOG-Ethics in Opthalmology

Goals The working group sees itself as a forum for the discussion of important current ethical questions, such as the use and distribution of resources in ophthalmology or the influence of investors on ophthalmological patient care. It advises the Board of Directors on relevant issues and prepares position papers. Members of the Working Group HeadProf. […]

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E-Campus – continuing education platform of the DOG

On its continuing education platform E-Campus, the DOG offers selected online continuing education courses. A first offering in the E-Campus was a basic course on certification for the performance PDT and IVOM (current indication, technique and complication management), created together with the Retinological Society. You can find more about the overall programme here. 1. IVOM […]

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Jobs

The DOG publishes job advertisements from third parties. We would like to inform you that the job advertisements are links to external contents of third parties. The clinic or organization posting the job advertisment is solely responsible for the content and the job descriptions – we cannot assume any liability for this. We would like […]

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Congress Calendar

In the joint congress calendar of the DOG and BVA we would like to inform you about current ophthalmological events. The calendar contains dates that have been reported to us by congress organisers for publication. To register events, please use this form and send it to the address mentioned. Further information on the continuing education […]

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Week of Sight

Good vision is not a matter of course. Often, this is only noticed when one’s own visual performance declines or even blindness is imminent. This is why the partners of the Week of Sight every October are drawing attention to the importance of good eyesight and the causes of blindness. The Week of Sight will […]

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The UV Protection Alliance

The Federal Office for Radiation Protection coordinates the interdisciplinary “UV Protection Alliance”. The Alliance is a cooperation of well-known societies, organisations and authorities from radiation protection, medicine, science and occupational safety who are committed to UV protection for years. The Alliance advocates for a responsible handling with UV radiation. Objective of the Alliance is to […]

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National Decade against Cancer

The National Decade against Cancer brings together numerous key players to work on ensuring effective cancer research, in which patients are closely involved and which offers them increasingly improved prospects. Launched by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and scheduled to run for ten years, the alliance aims to mobilize people in Germany […]

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International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)

The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) represents and serves their members which include national, regional and subspecialty ophthalmology societies throughout the world and is the only ophthalmology organization in official relations with the World Health Organization. The roots of the International Council of Ophthalmology date back to 1857 when 150 ophthalmologists from 24 countries convened […]

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FEOph – the Federation of European Ophthalmology

FEOph is a supranational European society founded in 2007 by representatives of four major European societies of ophthalmology, Société Française d’Ophtalmologie (SFO), German Society of Opthalmology, Società Oftalmologica Italiana (SOI), Royal College of Opthalmologists (RCO), Sociedad Española de Oftalmología Oftalmología (SEO) and is therefore representing more than 15,000 European ophthalmologists in Europe The aim of […]

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German Network Health Service Research (DNVF)

The German Network Health Service Research was founded May 2, 2006 in Berlin by 26 professional associations, all members of the Standing Commission of the “German National Conference for Health Services Research” (DKVF). Mission, Goals, Tasks The DNVF is an interdisciplinary network open to all institutions, working groups and scientists concerned with the improvement of […]

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Presidents since incorporation

Congress Year President Topicfrom 1863/64-1965/66 no topic, following an Executive Committee decision no longer topics since 2020 Location 121. 2022/23 Nikolaos E. Bechrakis,Essen from 1863/64-1965/66 no topic, following an Executive Committee decision no longer topics since 2020 Berlin 120. 2021/22 Gerd Geerling, Düsseldorf Ökologische Nachhaltigkeit Berlin 119. 2020/21 Hagen Thieme, Magdeburg IT in der Augenheilkunde […]

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Statutes of the DOG

The following statutes were adopted by the General Assembly on October 2, 2015 and registered with the Heidelberg Register Court. Clause 1: Name, seat and financial yearClause 2: Purpose, realisation of purpose and non-profit statusClause 3: MembershipClause 4: Membership feeClause 5: Organs of the SocietyClause 6: General AssemblyClause 7: Resolutions of the General AssemblyClause 8: […]

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DOG Foundation Stiftung Auge

2008 the DOG has founded a charitable foundation Stiftung Auge is a foundation which is based in Munich. The aim of the foundation is to actively combat causes of blindness. Since 2008, the charitable foundation has been supporting clinical and basic research projects in ophthalmology and awarding research grants and scholarships. The foundation provides information […]

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Executive Board

Prof. Dr. Gerd Auffarth (Heidelberg)President Prof. Dr. Siegfried Priglinger(Munich)First Vice President Prof. Dr. Nikolaos E. Bechrakis (Essen)Second Vice President Prof. Dr. Frank G. Holz (Bonn)Recording Secretary Prof. Dr. Thomas Kohnen (Frankfurt/Main)Treasurer Prof. Dr. Claus Cursiefen (Köln)Secretary General Delegate of Bielschowsky SocietyProf. Dr. Oliver Ehrt(München) Delegate DGIIProf. Dr. Gerd Auffarth (Heidelberg)Delegate AG Young DOGDr. Sven Schnichels […]

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DOG Sections

Sections represent the various subspecialties of ophthalmology. Their thematic focus is oriented towards clinical practice, the anatomy of the eye and important disease patterns. Sections address a wide range of members and unite members of established subspecialties under a common umbrella within the scientific society (if there is no associated society). Sections are therefore aimed […]

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Executive Committee

The executive committee of the DOG consists of the president elected for one year, the incoming president, the past president, the general secretary, the recording secretary and the treasurer. Prof. Dr. Gerd AuffarthPresidentChair of the University Eye Clinic, Heidelbergpraesident@dog.org Prof. Dr. Siegfried PriglingerFirst Vice PresidentChair of the University Eye Clinic, Municherstervizepraesident@dog.org Prof. Dr. Nikolaos E. […]

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Committees and Boards

Executive Board The Executive Board consists of the Executive Committee and representatives from individual professional groups. Executive Committee The Executive Committee of the DOG consists of the President who is elected for one year, the President-Elect, the Past President, the Secretary General, the Secretary, and the Treasurer. DOG Working Groups DOG Working Groups are suborganisations […]

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