The German medical Association has a new President. The 59-year-old Klaus Reinhardt from Bielefeld following Frank Ulrich Montgomery, the state for eight years at the top of the Ärtzevertretung at the Federal level.
The 122. German ' Congress has chosen in Münster, Klaus Reinhardt to the President of the Federal chamber of physicians. The Chairman of the Hartmann Federation and Vice-President of the chamber of Physicians Westfalen-Lippe prevailed in the third ballot with 124 to 121 votes against Martina Wenker from lower Saxony. Wenker would have been the first woman to head the Federal chamber of physicians.
The 250 delegates had cast in the third ballot, 249 votes. Including three abstentions and one invalid vote.Montgomery is no longer joined to the choice of
The term of office as President of the Federal chamber of physicians is four years. Reinhardt succeeds Frank Ulrich Montgomery. Montgomery stood for eight years at the top of the top doctors representation at the Federal level. The 66-year-old Radiologist had previously stated that he would not stand again for election.
Frank Ulrich Montgomery joined after eight years at the helm of the Federal chamber of physicians is not to stand in the elections.Since 2015 in the Board of Directors of the medical Association
The 59-year-old Reinhardt, physicians, and since 2015 of the Board of the Federal chamber of physicians in General. The new President was born in 1960 in Bonn, in a medical family. At the end of 1993, he took over the practice of parents in Bielefeld and today, together with a Partner. According to his own statements, he treated two to three Times a week patients. He is the father of four children.
As President of the Federal chamber of physicians he represents the umbrella organization of medical self-management. She is representing the interests of nearly 500,000 physicians in Germany. The Board of Directors, the President and the two Vice-presidents, as well as two from the German clinic of this type chosen Doctors form. The presidents of the state chambers of physicians are, by office, a member of the Board.
The German clinic of this type is also called "Parliament of the medical Profession". It meets once a year at alternating locations. To send to the Congress the 17th German chambers of Physicians, each of the delegates.