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FASSGEM Vice Chair

A vacancy exists for a FASSGEM member to take up the role of FASSGEM Vice Chair to support the current chair, John Burns.  The role profile is available here and the nomination form here.  Nominees must be members of the College and FASSGEM and be a member in good standing, nominated and seconded also by members of the College.  Please send completed forms to rcem@rcem.ac.uk by Friday 27th September 2019.  An electronic ballot will be conducted if there is more than one candidate nominated.

Environmental Special Interest Group (ESIG) members (x6) - honarary posts

The Council of the College is setting up an Environmental Special Interest Group to devise an environmental policy and work programme for approval by the Executive Committee focussed on reducing the environmental impact of the College and the specialty of emergency medicine.

We have just appointed Alexander Robertson (known as Sandy) who is an ST4 at Homerton University Hospital and Tim Spruell as Vice Chair who works at St Thomas’.

Applications are sought from interested Members or Fellows to join this Group. We are hoping we can find six members who are interested in making a difference to the specialty when it comes to environmental concerns.

Responsibilities
The Members of the Special Interest Group (SIG) are responsible for contributing the work of the SIG. They will attend meetings, contribute ideas, contribute to projects and also represent the views of the SIG to other stakeholders.

The aim will be for the SIG to:

  1. Develop a costed and budgeted for programme of events/activities aimed towards promoting environmental sustainability in the practice of emergency medicine.
  2. Deliver campaign events, actions and other projects that aim to reduce the environmental impact of emergency medicine whilst not compromising on the quality of patient care.
  3. Help the College in achieving ISO14001 the international Environment Management System standard.

- Role profile, person specification and terms of reference

To apply please set out a brief statement of no more than 500 words as to why you have the credentials, experience and drive to be part of this Group. Please send your application to rcem@rcem.ac.uk by 5pm Friday 4 October 2019.

Global EM interest

Are you interested in Global EM? Please let us know via your Member account!  

We have added a 'Global EM Interest' box that you can tick when you log in to your Member account which is found on the 'About you' tab. This way we can keep you updated on GEM issues, events and you can help us work towards creating a real network for our Members with an interest in this area. 

Vice Chair of the Welsh National Board - Six Month Trial
There is an exciting vacancy for a Vice Chair for our National Board in Wales. The role includes deputising for the Vice President, Jo Mower, at meetings of RCEM Council and Executive, assisting in policy discussions with the government and liaising with the College office with regard to media enquiries.

We would like to offer this role to Fellows in Wales on a six month trial basis so that you can experience the role and workload before deciding whether you would like to continue. 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email Tamara Pinedo on: tamara.pinedo@rcem.ac.uk

Call for nominations – Regional Chair, South Central Region

Dr Saurav Bhardwaj, the current chair of the South Central Region has moved out of the region and therefore a Fellow is sought to replace him as the representative for South Central on College Council.

For further information please click for a job description and a nomination form.  If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Gerardine Beckett via rcem@rcem.ac.uk