Nearly all Danish doctors are members of the DMA. Total number per 1 January 2015: 27,611. There are three subdivisions:
Danish Association of Junior Hospital Doctors (Yngre Læger or YL): 11,487 members
Danish Association of Medical Specialists (FAS): 8,205 members
Organisation of General Practitioners in Denmark (PLO): 5,203 members
Student membership: None (not open to students)
Lægeforeningen (Danish Medical Association)
Kristianiagade 12, DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Phone No.: +45 35 44 85 00 (hours available) 9.00-16.00
Telefax: +45 35 44 85 05
The highest authority of the DMA is the Assembly of Representatives which meets once annually. The assembly appoints the DMA council, which is responsible for the day-to-day leadership of the DMA. It consists of a chairman and nine members, three each representing the three subdivisions.
Number of full-time employed persons: appr. 170 (including the craft organizations).