Nearly all Danish doctors are members of the Danish Medical Association.
Total number of members per January 2019: 31,135 members.
DMA has three subdivisions:
- Danish Association of Junior Hospital Doctors (Yngre Læger or YL): 12,881 members
- Danish Association of Medical Specialists (FAS): 8,625 members
- Organisation of General Practitioners in Denmark (PLO): 3,580 members
- Student membership: None (not open to students)
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).