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2020 Call for SGIM Officers & Council Nominations

SGIM’s leadership positions offer great opportunities to shape the future of our discipline. This year, we are seeking nominees for five positions: President-elect, Secretary-elect, two at-large Council members, and one ex-officio Associate Council member. Please help us identify outstanding leaders for SGIM:

President-Elect: Candidates for President-elect should have a strong track record of commitment and service to the Society, proven collaborative leadership skills, and the ability to integrate SGIM’s diverse interests into the Society’s established organizational goals.

• Secretary-Elect: Candidates for Secretary-elect should have a strong track record of commitment and service to the Society as well as an interest in promoting effective communication between SGIM leadership, membership, and external partners.

• Council Members: Candidates for At-Large Council positions should be emerging leaders known for innovative thinking and collaborative work.

• Associate Council Member: Candidates should be an Associate member of SGIM in good standing and have a history of participation in organizations that advance a generalist or primary care agenda. This position is not elected by a vote of the membership but through a committee review and approval process. Candidates will be contacted after the close of the nominations process to collect a CV, statement on experience and interest, and references.

Conflict of Interest

The Nominations Committee will review all nominations and develop a final slate of candidates. Any candidate asked to run will be asked to fill out SGIM’s Conflict of Interest Policy. The SGIM membership will be asked to vote electronically by no later than March 6, 2020. Election results will be announced prior to the SGIM20 national meeting in Birmingham, AL, May 6-9, 2020.

WHO: Nominate yourself or your respected colleagues. All candidates should have excellent communication skills, dedication to SGIM’s mission, and be recognized as persons who are able to deliver on their commitments. SGIM Bylaws require that nominees must be members of the Society.

WHERE: In our continued efforts to "go green", we are conducting nominations electronically this year. Please use the link below to submit your nominations online to the SGIM office:

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DEADLINE: All nominations must be received by
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:00pm EST

SGIM’s future depends on dedicated, effective leaders who reflect the full scope of our members’ interests, activities, and backgrounds. Please give serious consideration to finding the strongest candidates for these positions. This is a terrific organization and serving in its leadership offers a fantastic, rewarding opportunity.