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Polish Society of Andrology (PSA) was established on June 16th, 1993.

At present, there are 232 Full Members, 1 Supporting Member and 8 Honorary Members in the Society. The titles of PSA’s Honorary Members have been admitted to: Prof. Emil Steinberger (Huston, Texas, USA) in 1997, Prof. Anna Steinberger (Huston, Texas, USA) in 1997, Prof. MichaÂł Bokiniec in 2002, Prof. Marian Semczuk in 2007, Prof. Leszek Bablok in 2011, Prof. Dimitrios Adamopoulos (Athens, Greece) in 2011, Prof. Ewa Rajpert-DeMeyts (Copenhagen, Denmark) in 2015 and Prof. Krzysztof Kula in 2015.

The first Chairman of PSA’s Executive Council, elected twice in 1994 and 1998, was Prof. Krzysztof Kula. In 2002-2006 and 2007-2011 the Chairman was Prof. Grzegorz Jakiel. On the 14th of April 2011 Prof. Jolanta SÂłowikowska-Hilczer was appointed the Chairman for years 2011-2015 and next 2016-2019.

PSA organizes annual scientific and training symposiums, so-called Andrology Days, from 2015 called   Conferences of PSA.

Since 2005 PSA annually awards The Young Prize named after Prof. MichaÂł Bokiniec. The Prize is awarded for an andrologic research published in the year preceding the awarding.

Since 1995 PSA is affiliated by the International Society of Andrology (ISA), working from 1976 (www.andrology.org). PSA Members actively participate in the European andrologic movement organized by the European Academy of Andrology (EAA) (www.andrologyacademy.net). 

Since 2014, PTA publishes the scientific journal "Advances in Andrology Online" available on the website www.postepyandrologii.pl. The Chief Editor is prof. MaÂłgorzata Piasecka.

Since 2016, PTA in cooperation with the National Chamber of Diagnostic Laboratory (KIDL) has been conducting practical courses on semen analysis using the manual method according to the procedure recommended by WHO (2010). 220 laboratory diagnosticians have been trained so far. As part of this cooperation, a handbook presenting these procedures in Polish was developed.

In 2016, PTA took the initiative to organize courses and conduct examinations for doctors who want to obtain a Certificate in Clinical Andrology. The certificate has been received by 46 doctors so far.