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WFSA Committee nominations 2020-2024

The WFSA is inviting applications for the following Committees:10417623 920880921255569 7565384309279220124 n

  • Constitution
  • Education
  • Obstetric Anaesthesia
  • Paediatric Anaesthesia
  • Pain Management
  • Professional Wellbeing
  • Publications
  • Safety and Quality of Practice
  • Scientific Affairs

Prerequisites for Committee nomination:

  1. Demonstrable expertise in the Committee’s area of work
  2. Willingness and commitment to be active in furthering the aims of the Committee and the WFSA
  3. Ability to serve four years, with the possibility of a second four-year term
  4. Member in good standing with, and endorsed by, his/her National Member Society
  5. National Member Society in good standing with the WFSA
  6. Confirmed ability and willingness to attend Committee meetings at the World Congress of Anaesthesiologists 2020

Nomination and selection process:

  1. Nominations must be made online at the WFSA grants awards platform and must reach the WFSA office in London by 31 January 2020. No late nominations will be accepted.
  2. All individuals who wish to be considered for a Committee must complete an application, including those who wish to serve a second term. 
  3. The WFSA Board will select a proposed list of Committee Members by 31 March 2020. This will be in consultation with current Committee Chairs and WFSA Council, and will take into account geographical balance.
  4. The early selection of Committee Members is designed to allow current and prospective members to make plans to attend the face-to-face meetings at the World Congress of Anaesthesiologists, and for prospective members to start participating in committee work to allow better coordination and handover of activities.
  5. The proposed list of new Committee Members is subject to final approval by the General Assembly at the World Congress of Anaesthesiologists.

Documentation required:

  • A completed online application.
  • An abbreviated CV (no more than one A4 page).
  • A passport style photograph (electronic jpeg version).
  • A letter of endorsement from the applicant’s National Member Society stating why they consider the candidate qualified for this position.

Duties of Committee Members:

The overarching duties and responsibilities of Committee Members are outlined in the downloadable Constitution.

A more specific description of what is required of each Committee is shown here in downloadable Annex 1. 

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