Volunteer Opportunities

    Want to get involved in AUGS? Apply for one of our many volunteer opportunities and help us shape the future of our Society. Open positions are listed below. All terms begin on October 1, 2016. 

    Committee, Special Interest Group and Work Group Positions

    Position Descriptions

    Committee and Work Group Positions

    Term length: 3 years 

    • Allied Health Education  
    • Coding and Reimbursement
    • Fellows Education 
    • Fellowship Program Directors Education
    • Guidelines and Statements 
    • Membership
    • Networks
    • Payment Reform
    • PE Committee
    • PFD Research Registry 
    • Program 
    • Quality Outcomes
    • Scientific 
    • Subspecialty Education 
    • Systematic Review 
    • Terminology
    • SAFE Exam Question Writers

     Special Interest Group (SIG) Positions

    Term length: 4 years (2 years as Vice Chair and 2 years as Chair) unless otherwise specified

    • Fellows SIG Vice Chair - Term Length: 2 years (1 year as Vice Chair and 1 year as Chair)
    • Global Health SIG Vice Chair 
    • Fellowship Program Directors SIG Vice Chair 
    • Private Practice SIG Vice Chair

     


     

    Timeline

    Call for Volunteers Timeline:
    May 11 - Call for Volunteers Opens
    June 15 - All Volunteer Applications Due
    July - Notification of Application Acceptance to Applicants

    Call for Officers & Directors Timeline:

    May 18 - Call for Officers & Directors Opens
    June 1 - Last Day to Nominate a Colleague
    June 8 - Call for Officers & Directors Closes
    June 13 - Runoff Ballot Distributed to Members (if needed)*
    June 17 - Runoff Ballot Votes Due (if needed)*
    June 20 - Official Ballot Distributed to Members
    June 30 - Official Ballot Votes Due

    *Dependent upon the number of qualified candidates for Officers and Directors, a "Runoff" Ballot may be necessary to reduce the number of applicants that will appear on the "Official" Ballot.


    Diversity Statement

    AUGS embraces and derives value from the variety of views and opinions that diverse individuals bring to a project, and creates a supportive learning environment to foster open communication of diverse perspectives and realities. In valuing organizational diversity, AUGS acts to include and engage with individuals of different races and gender who represent the following characteristics:

    • Geographic area
    • Academic, Private Practice, Hospital-based
    • Urban or Rural
    • Size of Practice
    • Length of time in practice
    • Physicians, Fellows, Affiliates

    AUGS makes concerted efforts to reach out to and engage with individuals representing these characteristics for service on the AUGS Board, committees, task forces, and activities.

    Conflict of Interest
    All applicants are required to read the conflict of interest policy and review the roles and responsibilities of the position they are applying for. Please contact AUGS staff at info@augs.org or 202-367-1167 with any questions.


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