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Call for SGIM Officers & Council Nominations

SGIM’s future depends on dedicated, effective leaders who reflect the full scope of our members’ interests, activities, and backgrounds. 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, Treasurer-elect, two at-large Council members, and two ex-officio Associate Council members. Please review current Council makeup and leadership time commitments before nomination. 

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. This person serves a three year term. 

Treasurer-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 stewardship of SGIM’s resources. This person serves a three year term. 

Council Members: Candidates for At-Large Council positions should be emerging leaders known for innovative thinking and collaborative work.  This person serves a three year term. 

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. This person serves a two year term.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: SGIM continues our efforts as a fully inclusive society that embraces diversity and empowers all members to effectively contribute to SGIM’s mission, irrespective of the member’s age, sex/gender, race/ethnicity, religion, economic background, disability, country of origin, or institutional affiliation. SGIM is actively seeking nominations that will represent the diversity of the field of GIM. Click here to read more about our current DEI initiatives.

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 a disclosure based on SGIM’s Conflict of Interest Policy. The SGIM membership will be asked to vote electronically on the final candidate slate no later than April 10, 2022. Election results will be announced prior to the SGIM23 national meeting May 10-13, 2023.

WHO TO NOMINATE
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 values diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of the organization, especially leadership.  SGIM’s future depends on dedicated, effective leaders who reflect the full scope of our members’ interests, activities, and backgrounds. This is a terrific organization and serving in its leadership offers a fantastic, rewarding opportunity.   SGIM Bylaws require that nominees must be members of the Society.

Nominate Now

DEADLINE: All nominations must be received by
Monday, October 17, 2022