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Slovenian Respiratory Society

SRS is one of the professional societies of the Slovenian Medical Association (SMA) and is an organisation of pulmonologists who associate in order to promote health protection, professional and scieninterests of their profession. Slovenian Respiratory Society is the successor of the previous Pneumologists’ Section of SMA. It remains an organisational part of SMA today. In terms of its purpose and mission, it continues the legal succession and tradition of the Medical Reading Association from Ljubljana which was established on October 28, 1861 and renamed to Association of Doctors of Carniola on Deceber 22, 1862. It then again renamed to Slovenian Medical Association on November 2, 1918. On May 16, 1980, the Association changed its name to its present name which is Slovenian Medical Assocation – Union of Medical Associations.


  • Co-operation with hospitals (such as University Clinic of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases Golnik), other medical and related associations as well as medical faculties (the Faculty of medicine in Ljubljana, especially its Department of Internal Medicine) in the country.
  • Organization of professional and scientific meetings (congresses, symposia, courses, exhibitions and meetings).
  • Advancement of medical education.
  • Fostering of medical ethics.
  • Cooperation in the development of health care network in the field of pneumology.
  • Professional advice and expertise on bills and acts concerning the organisation of health service and public health and environmental protection.
  • Cooperation and participation in international organisations (such as European Respiratory Society).

Educational activities 

  • Co-organiser of congresses, symposia  and annual meetings of SRS members.Organiser of  postgraduate courses and seminars.
  • Co-organiser of practical courses in respiratory medicine.

SrS members

  • SRS is open to physicians/specialists in respiratory medicine who live and work in Slovenia.
  • SRS currently has about 136 members.
  • Some of the SRS members are registered as members of the ERS.
  • National delegate of Slovenia is Nadja Triller.

Nadja Triller MD
University Clinic of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases Golnik
4204 Golnik, Slovenia
Tel: +386 4 25 69 100

Matjaž Turel MD
University Medical Centre Ljubljana, 
Department for Respiratory and  Allergic Diseases
Zaloška 2
1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tel: +386 1 52 25 050

Ilonka Osrajnik MD
University Medical Centre Maribor,  Pulmonary department
Ljubljanska ulica 5
2000 Maribor
Tel: +386 2 60 36 419

Robert Marčun MD
University Clinic of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases Golnik
4204 Golnik, Slovenia
Tel: +386 4 25 69 100