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Membership for spine surgeons


The overarching objective of the Swedish Society of Spinal Surgeons is to promote collaboration among spine surgeons in Sweden and Scandinavia in order to achieve benefits for patients, doctors, clinics and the healthcare system. Members of the society are surgeons with documented experience in spinal surgery (at least disc herniation) and who are interested in matters involving research and development. The society admits surgeons who meet the requirements prescribed by the bylaws. Members are admitted during the annual meeting of the society.

Excerpt from 4S by-laws
 
Sec 5 In addition to possessing documented experience in spinal surgery, members of the society must also work in accordance with the by-laws of the society (§2)
Sec 6

Admission to the society is granted following submission of an application. The Board of Directors reviews applications prior to the membership meeting and ensures that applicants meet the requirements prescribed by the bylaws (§5).

If an applicant does not fully meet all requirements for admission and extenuating circumstances are present, the applicant may be admitted at the regular meeting if the members so decide by a two thirds majority.

 


 
Corporate membership
 
Corporate members may:
  • send two representatives to participate at the annual meeting of the society
  • exhibit their products at the annual meeting
  • send two representatives to participate at the society's meetings and parties
Membership dues: SEK 5,000/year
 
Membership benefits, including INFO-LINE:
  • company logo with link on the society website www.4s.nu
  • membership benefits as described above
  • access to updated membership roster
  • Use of INFO-LINE logo for own mailings
  • enclosure of own scientific material in society mailings
  • online access to the society's conference reports
Membership dues including INFO-LINE: SEK 13,950/year

 


 
If you would like to apply for membership in the Swedish Society of Spinal Surgeons, click on the appropriate application form below, fill in the information and then send the form to:


Carina Blom
4S/National Spine Register
Landstingets Kansli/County Council Administrative office
Box 712
S-791 27 Falun
Sweden 

 

 

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 Last updated: 2009-02-03