About us


SEMDSA (Society for Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa) is a scientific society open to all persons interested in endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes. SEMDSA aims to further the clinical practice; to promote both clinical and scientific research as well as publication into all branches of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes.

We also strive to promote acceptable standards for training and the professional practice of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes and to advise, where necessary, regarding the academic standard of individuals and training units. SEMDSA also aims to promote access to and the provision of health care services and adequate treatment for all affected diseases related to Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, particularly to the poor and needy.

We provide support to those who are training in the field and promote, maintain and protect the honour and interest of the discipline of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism as a medical sub specialty for the benefit of all.