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ELPAT Board – 2021 Call for nominations: Vice-Chair

January 14, 2021 | Ethics, Law and Psychosocial | Network

ELPAT, the ESOT Section focusing on the Ethical, Legal and Psychosocial Aspects of organ Transplantation, invites nominations for the position of Vice-Chair (2021-2024). At the end of their mandate, the Vice-Chair will become Chair of ELPAT (2024-2027).

The tasks of the Vice-Chair include but are not limited to:

  • acting as central point of contact for ELPAT members, stakeholders and other key persons;
  • together with the ELPAT Chair, organising and facilitating ELPAT meetings, symposia and conferences;
  • identifying new topics and strategies for the platform;
  • representing ELPAT at ESOT council meetings in the absence of the Chair.



  • Only ELPAT affiliates in good standing with their ESOT membership can be nominated to become Vice-Chair: please make sure that you are in good standing with your 2021 ESOT membership and that you are formally affiliated with ELPAT.
  • Candidates who have been actively involved in ELPAT initiatives or in the activities of the ELPAT Working Groups will be considered.
  • Nominations must be supported by two ELPAT affiliates with an active ESOT/ELPAT membership.


According to the new ELPAT regulations, recently ratified by the ESOT Council, the Vice-Chair is elected by the ELPAT Board by a simple majority vote. The ELPAT Chair has deciding vote in case of a tie-break.


How to apply

Eligible candidates can apply by sending an email to Anne Dissing (anne.dissing@esot.org) by Thursday, February 25.


Applications must include the following documents:

  • A brief CV including a recent picture (size: min. 200×200 px; recommended format: .png);
  • A statement on the candidate’s commitment to the Section and how they plan to contribute to its activities and mission (max. 300 words);
  • Two letters of nomination by ELPAT affiliates.


***ELPAT is strongly committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. The ELPAT Board promotes balance in geographical and professional representation and strongly encourages participation by members of traditionally underrepresented groups.***


Please do not hesitate to contact Anne Dissing (anne.dissing@esot.org) for further information.

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