Dr. Franz Joseph Bartmann
Visceral and trauma surgeon Dr. med. Franz Joseph Bartmann has been president of the Schleswig-Holstein Medical Association since 2001. As member of the German Federal Medical Association´s management board, he has been politically responsible for the telemedicine/telematics sector and has headed the relevant expert committees for more than 10 years. He represents the German Chief Medical Officers of aid organisations ("Bundesärzte") in the expert advisory committee of gematik. In addition to numerous articles in newspapers and publications in academic, scientific and trade journals, he is also the co-author of various books on health IT and digital health.
In 2013, he was appointed as honorary member of the German Society for Telemedicine (DGTelemed).
He has also been head of the German Federal Medical Association´s postgraduate training bodies since 2010 and head of the newly formed committee for vocational training, postgraduate training and continuing medical education since 2016.
Chairman of the telematics committee
German Medical Association