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Tasks

Objectives of the Institute

The objective of the institute is to contribute to new insights in gender medicine through application-oriented research, to disseminate knowledge to interested persons, to impart gender competency, and to make important contributions to medical awareness.

Tasks

In cooperation with the Medical University of Vienna, the institute independently defines research projects and acts as a networking partner (depending on the research subject).It is the mission of the institute, in cooperation with the Medical University of Vienna, to support healthcare facilities in the development of therapies and services for patients, customers and third parties in the field of gender medicine, and to independently initiate such developments, or to implement them effectively.

In cooperation with the Medical University of Vienna, the institute trains physicians in the field of gender medicine. Training is currently postgraduate; the plan is to obtain accreditation from the Medical Chamber for recognition in the context of the compulsory further medical training in the near future. In cooperation with the Medical University of Vienna, the institute also offers lectures for medical students in the field of gender medicine.

 

In cooperation with the Medical University of Vienna, the institute offers specialist courses and seminars for medical and non-medical persons, and furthermore it advises public institutions and companies in the context of gender medicine.

The institute forms a network of healthcare providers (physicians, psychologists, therapists, etc.), decision makers in health politics, social insurance providers, and other medically interested people. It provides a platform for lectures and discussion sessions on current topics of gender medicine.

The institute uses all public channels to independently inform about its results and impacts in the academic field.

In cooperation with the Medical University of Vienna, the institute supports healthcare institutions and other companies in the public and private sectors with regard to relevant questions (for example in occupational medicine and health management) in theory as well as in practical implementation.