(see Constitution Version 5 – Amsterdam, May 25, 2018)
Membership of the Society shall be open to clinicians who have high professional standards and whose activities are orientated towards clinical practice and research in endocrine surgery. Contribution to the pertinent scientific literature will represent a major criterion in determining membership.
The types of membership are
1. Active membersare the original charter members and other members subsequently elected, whose centre of life is in a European country or who at least spend most of her/his surgical activity in a European country, provided that their membership fee has been paid.
2. Corresponding membersare clinicians working outside Europe who have equivalent qualifications to active members. They have no voting rights nor are eligible for election as officers. They pay a reduced membership fee.
3. Junior membersare surgeons in training under the age of 35 years who are elected. They have no voting rights nor are eligible for election as officers. They pay a reduced membership fee.
4. Honorary membersare individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the discipline of endocrine surgery. They shall have no voting privileges, are not eligible for election as officers, and do not pay membership fees.
APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP
Applications forms (eses_application_form.pdf) for active or corresponding membership are available on the official homepage of the Society.
Completed application forms must be delivered to the current ESES Secretary (Maurizio Iacobone;firstname.lastname@example.org) by the candidate at least 3 months before the next meeting of the Executive Council (January and before a conference/biennial congress) . A copy has to be sent to Bettina Pugl (email@example.com), secretary of the “ESES Vienna Office”.
The curriculum vitae and a complete list of publications have to be sent by e-mail to the Secretary and to the ESES Vienna Office.
Candidature shall be reviewed by the Membership Committee which decides the acceptance or rejection of candidates after individual discussion. Accepted candidates will be notified electronically and confirmed by the Executive Council.
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEE
Types of membership
Active members Euro 80,00 per year
Junior members Euro 40,00 per year
Corresponding members Euro 70,00 per year
The annual fee has to be paid till March 30 of the year. The Executive Council will expel a member if the latter defaults on payment of membership dues by more than one year despite receiving two written reminders setting an appropriate grace period for payment. The obligation to pay outstanding membership fees remains unaffected thereby.
Fees for ESES congresses and conferences are reduced for active and corresponding members if all membership fees are paid.