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ORS Preclinical Models Section Membership Chair

ORS Preclinical Models Section seeks ORS members to serve as the Section Membership Chair! 

The ORS and ORS Preclinical Models Section is pleased to announce a Call for Officers! ORS members are invited to apply to join the section leadership and actively participate within the section.

ORS Preclinical Models Section Objectives:

  • To advance preclinical models research and related sciences so as to improve patient care through basic, translational, and clinical research
  • To provide leadership representing members who use preclinical models in their research in the Orthopaedic Research Society
  • To promote education, collaboration, development, refinement, and critical evaluation of preclinical models of orthopedic disease and injury and to provide resources accessible to ORS members conducting animal studies

ORS Preclinical Models Section Functions:

  • A greater emphasis on transparency with regards to the specific experimental methods used in animal studies that are submitted to the ORS for publication (Journal of Orthopaedic Research) or presentation (Annual Meeting) including reporting of negative results or adverse events associated with a models
  • The development and deployment of educational programs related to the 3Rs (refinement, reduction and replacement of Preclinical Models with non-living alternatives), including the rational selection of clinically relevant Preclinical Models and outcome measures, and the scientific justification of appropriate sample size for statistical testing with a focus especially towards young investigator conducting animal research
  • A major focus on the issue of “irreproducibility” in preclinical models, through the development of ‘best practices’ to provide researchers and device manufacturers with clear and specific recommendations regarding the appropriateness of different preclinical models at different stages of product development and evaluation

 Position Requirements 

  • Must be an ORS and ORS Preclincal Models Section Member in good standing with a membership expiration date of 12/31/2017
  • If you have not yet joined the section, please login and pay $50.00 section member dues
  • Must be an ORS Active Member
  • Officer Term - 2 years (2017-2019)

Section Membership Chair

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the activities of the Section Membership Task Force/Section Communications Committee
  • Reports to the ORS Membership Committee and may be invited to participate in ORS Membership Committee meetings. Work with the ORS Membership Committee and staff in the development of Section member needs assessments or related surveys
  • Knowledgeable about  the requirements of ORS and ORS Section membership
  • Ensure members and non-members are fully aware of all the benefits of ORS and ORS Section membership
  • Oversee organization and execution member recruitment drives in conjunction with the ORS Membership Committee with help from the Section Membership/Communication Committee
  • Plans and executes all section membership recruitment, engagement, and retention activities
  • Report section member data to the Section Executive Committee 
  • Oversee Section membership volunteer opportunities with support of ORS
  • Provide content  for the ORS newsletter and Section communications

Deadline to apply: Thursday, July 6, 2017

 

ORS Preclinical Models Section Membership/Communication Committee

Section Mission
This section will leverage the expertise within ORS to promote high quality preclinical research by multidisciplinary teams of scientists, surgeons, veterinarians, as well as specialists in laboratory animal medicine. This section will work in close collaboration with the other ORS sections.

Section Volunteer Criteria

  • Must be an ORS Active or Associate member in good standing with an expiration date of 12/31/2017
  • Join the ORS Preclinical Models Section for 2017 and pay $50.00 annual section membership dues if you have not yet joined. To check your section membership, please login to your ORS member profile
  • Serve a 2 year term 2017-2019. Term begins upon selection and will end at the ORS 2019 Annual Meeting. Position is renewable for 1 more 2 year term as determined by section leadership.
  • Be able participate in all section committee conference calls or onsite meetings, and carry out tasks appropriate to your committee (see below)
  • Attend the ORS Annual Meeting, Section Meeting, and related section meetings/events

Section Membership/Communication Committee - up to 3-4 members

Committee Goal
to increase and inform section membership and develop section member communications

Committee Responsibilities/Activities 
solicit members among your colleagues and collaborators; prepare section newletter, including creating content such as highlighting recent publications by section members or of interest to the section, member spotlight feature, etc.

Deadline to apply: Thursday, July 6, 2017

 

 


ORS Associate Members 

ORS Preclinical Models Section Membership/Communication Committee

ORS Preclinical Models Section seeks section members to serve as section volunteers! 

Section Mission
his section will leverage the expertise within ORS to promote high quality preclinical research by multidisciplinary teams of scientists, surgeons, veterinarians, as well as specialists in laboratory animal medicine. This section will work in close collaboration with the other ORS sections.

Section Volunteer Criteria

  • Must be an ORS Active or Associate member in good standing with an expiration date of 12/31/2017
  • Join the ORS Preclinical Models Section for 2017 and pay $50.00 annual section membership dues if you have not yet joined. To check your section membership, please login to your ORS member profile
  • Serve a 2 year term 2017-2019. Term begins upon selection and will end at the ORS 2019 Annual Meeting. Position is renewable for 1 more 2 year term as determined by section leadership.
  • Be able participate in all section committee conference calls or onsite meetings, and carry out tasks appropriate to your committee (see below)
  • Attend the ORS Annual Meeting, Section Meeting, and related section meetings/events

Section Membership/Communication Committee - up to 3-4 members

Committee Goal
to increase and inform section membership and develop section member communications

Committee Responsibilities/Activities 
solicit members among your colleagues and collaborators; prepare section newletter, including creating content such as highlighting recent publications by section members or of interest to the section, member spotlight feature, etc.

Deadline to apply: Thursday, July 6, 2017

 

 

 

 

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