Swedish Association of Senior Hospital Physicians – a short presentation
The Swedish Association of Senior Hospital Physicians (Sjukhusläkarna) is a professional association and trade union of senior hospital physicians in Sweden. The main purpose of the association is to protect the professional, social and financial interests of the members and to promote their interest in matters concerning medical education and scientific activities.
The Swedish Association of Senior Hospital Physicians is one of 8 professional branches in Swedish Medical Association (SMA). It is the largest professional branch with more than 18 000 members (including 3000 pensioners). We organise clinical professors, consultants, assistant consultants and senior registrars.
Information of the activities of the association is given to the members by the Journal Sjukhusläkaren, and by SMA´s homepage. The journal is published with 6 issues a year and with an edition of 20 500 copies.
The Association has its office located in the building of Swedish Medical Association (SMA) at Villagatan 5, Stockholm.
By representation in all preparing and decision-making bodies in the SMA, The Swedish Association of Senior Hospital Physicians has great possibilities to act upon and to influence the policy of the SMA in various professional problems and affairs.