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Modifications in Berlin Medical Organizations
In addition to the Aerztekammer, or "chamber of physicians," the members of which are selected according to state law, and the transactions of which are accordingly under state supervision, the medical profession of Berlin, about ten years ago, created a new society called the Gross-Berliner Aerztebund, or the physicians' league of Greater Berlin. This league is affiliated with the Deutscher Aerztevereinsbund, which is a federation of practically all German medical societies. Serving in the capacity of an economic department of the Deutscher Aerztevereinsbund, there is another large German medical organization, the so-called Leipziger Verband, or Leipzig league. This league is, in turn, composed of state, provincial and local groups. Whereas the jurisdiction of the Gross-Berliner Aerztebund, as the name indicates, extends to all the areas of Greater Berlin, the jurisdiction of the Leipziger Verband covers only the old communes which occupy the central area of
BERLIN. JAMA. 1926;87(23):1932. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680230056024