The future of health data sharing as EU sees it – HIGH-LEVEL PANEL DISCUSSION
Frank Ulrich Montgomery, a radiologist from Hamburg, was elected president of the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) and began his three-year term on 1 January 2019. Prior to taking on this role, he served as vice-president and treasurer of the CPME. He was elected president of the German Medical Association (GMA) from 2011-2019. Before assuming this position, he had been vice-president of the GMA since 2007 and a member of the Executive Board between 1987 and 2002, and again from 2006. He served as president of the State Chamber of Physicians of Hamburg from 1994 to 2002 and 2006 to December 2018. Montgomery was chairman of the Marburger Bund, the professional organisation of the hospital-based and employed physicians of Germany, from 1989 until 2007.
In 2017, he was elected chair of the supervisory board of the Deutsche Apotheker- und Ärztebank eG. (German Bank of Pharmacists and Physicians). He is currently chair of the World Medical Association (WMA).