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GMDS AwardsIn order to promote young scientists, the GMDS annually announces the GMDS Sponsorship Awards for outstanding original theses in the fields of medical informatics, medical biometry, epidemiology, medical bioinformatics and systems biology as well as medical documentation.The Johann Peter Süßmilch Medal has been awarded since 1987 to promote young scientists in the Federal Republic of Germany. The medal is usually awarded every two years to scientists under the age of 40. The Paul Martini Prize is awarded to promote the development of scientific methods for the assessment of clinical pharmacological and therapeutic measures. The prize was established in 1969 in memory of the physician and scientist Professor Dr. med. Paul Martini in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the further development of clinical-therapeutic research. The prize is awarded every two years, alternating with the Johann Peter Süßmilch Medal.Poster awards/best presentation in the respective GMDS subject areas are awarded at the annual meeting of the GMDS. A panel of experts selects the best poster or presentation in terms of content and design, for which prize money of 250 euros is offered.The MI Team of the Year Award is intended to recognise the most active group (project group, working group, study group) within the Medical Informatics Department of the GMDS. Important criteria are, above all, exceptional performance and teamwork. Award guidelineSince 2012, GMDS, BVMI, KH-IT and bvitg have been awarding successful, practice-oriented final theses in the field of healthcare IT with the endowed DMEA Young Scientist Award (formerly "conhIT Young Scientist Award") at conhIT.The joint Department of Informatics in the Life Sciences of the German Association for Medical Informatics (GI) e.V. and the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS) e.V. annually awards the ILW sponsorship prize for the best master's thesis (degree) from the context: Informatics in the Life Sciences.The GMDS Science Slam is held at the GMDS annual conference, where students can present their own thesis or independently developed research results in an entertaining way within a time frame of eight minutes. The audience also forms the jury, which determines who will be crowned the winner at the end of the day. 

TendersGMDS-Förderpreise 2022Paul Martini Preis 2022DMEA-Nachwuchspreis 2022 Award WinnersJohann Peter Süßmilch MedalGMDS Sponsorship AwardsGMDS Poster Awards/Best Presentation/Best Abstract/Mappathon Award 2018/Paper AwardPaul Martini AwardMI-Team of the YearDMEA Young Talent Award (formerly conhIT Young Talent Award)GMDS Science SlamTeaching AwardLaudationsWithin the framework of the GMDS Presidium meetings, suggestions are regularly made as to who could write a eulogy for long-standing active GMDS members on their birthday. The birthday eulogies are published on this page and in our internal communications at gmds.de/publikationen/mitteilungen/.Since 2019, we have limited ourselves to one large birthday eulogy for the 65th birthday and thereafter congratulate round birthdays with a congratulatory letter in the respective communication pages.Many thanks to all who support us as authors!Prof. Dr. Gerd Antes on his 65th birthdayDr. med. Rolf Bartkowski on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Max Peter Baur on his 70th birthdayProf. Dr. Maria Blettner on her 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Bernd Blobel on his 70th birthdayProf. Dr. Thomas Diepgen on his 65th birthdayDr. Lutz Edler on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Rolf Engelbrecht on his 70th birthdayProf. Dr. Edeltraut Garbe on her 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Wilhelm Gaus on his 75th birthdayProf. Dr. Guido Giani on his 70th birthdayProf. em. Dr. Wolfgang Giere on his 80th birthdayProf. Dr. Andreas J.W. Goldschmidt on his 65th birthdayDr. Bernd Graubner on his 75th birthdayProf. Dr. Johannes Haerting on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Dieter Hauschke on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Reinhold Haux on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Alexander Horsch on his 65th birthdayDr Gabriele Hundsdörfer on her 75th birthdayProf. Dr. Karl-Heinz Jöckel on his 65th birthdayPD Dr. Peter Kaatsch on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Rüdiger Klar on his 75th birthdayProf. Dr. Wolfgang Köpcke on his 75th birthday Prof. Siegfried Kropf on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Klaus Kuhn on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Ing. Günther Kundt on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Jürgen Läuter on his 80th birthdayProf. Dr. Walter Lehmacher on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Franz-Josef Leven on his 75th birthdayProf. Dr. Markus Löffler on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Jochem Mau on his 70th birthdayProf. Dr. Jörg Michaelis on his 75th birthday Prof. Dr. Klaus Pommerening on his 70th birthdayProf. Dr. Albert Porth on his 75th birthdayProf. Dr. Otto Rienhoff on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Wilhelm Sauerbrei on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Siegfried Schach on his 80th birthdayProf. Dr. Paul Schmücker on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Martin Schumacher on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Harald G. Schweim on his 65th birthdayDr. Christoph Seidel on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Hans-Konrad Selbmann on his 75th birthdayMrs Christa Stegmaier on her 65th birthdayPriv. Doz. Dr. Günter Steyer on his 75th birthdayProf. Dr. Roswitha Thurmayr on her 80th birthdayProf. Dr. Thomas Tolxdorff on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Karl Überla on his 80th birthdayProf. Dr. Wilhelm van Eimeren on his 80th birthdayProf. Dr. Jürgen Wahrendorf on his 70th birthdayProf. Dr. H.-Erich Wichmann on his 70th birthdayProf. Dr. Herbert Witte on his 65th birthdayDr. Albrecht Zaiß on his 65th birthdayProf. Dr. Iris Zöllner on her 65th birthday ObituariesHerrn Fritz Diekmann (22nd October 1947 – 28th September 2021)Prof. Dr. Joerg Christian Hasford (09th October 1950 – 10th June 2021)Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Klar (30th July 1942 – 8th November 2020)Herrn Peter Pharow († 4th July 2020)