• Press release of the DGOU

    New leadership: The DGOU Presidents address the challenges of Orthopaedics and Trauma

    The German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma (DGOU) has come under new leadership. From 1 January 2020, Prof. Dr. Dieter C. Wirtz will take over the position of President of the DGOU. He is the director of the Orthopaedics and Traumatology Clinic at the University Hospital of Bonn. The role of deputy DGOU president will be filled by Prof. Dr. Michael J. Raschke, director of the department for Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Hospital of Muenster. Prof. Dr. Dietmar Pennig, senior physician of the department for Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery and Orthopaedics at the St. Vinzenz Hospital (Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Cologne), will...

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  • In order to improve patient health care, the German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma (DGOU) has started various different projects with its partner organisations. These strive: to achieve a consistent standard in patient healthcare quality in the field of medical care of serious injuries; to obtain a registry of corresponding treatment data; to... more