European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society

How to Become an EPOS Member

HOW TO BECOME AN EPOS MEMBER

EPOS requirements for election as an Active, Corresponding or Associate member of EPOS

  • Active and Corresponding members must be qualified in paediatric orthopaedic surgery according to the rules of their own country. Applicant members need to spend at least 50% of their time in paediatric orthopaedic practice.
  • Associate members must be qualified in branches of medicine, which treat or study disorders of the paediatric musculoskeletal system. Before applying for membership, applicants need to attend at least one EPOS congress and to have published a paediatric orthopaedic related paper in a peer reviewed Journal or presented a paper or a poster at an EPOS congress.
  • Applications for Active, Corresponding and Associate membership have to be submitted online and must be addressed to the Secretary General for consideration by the Executive Committee. Each letter of application must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae and a list of publications in paediatric orthopaedics. Each applicant needs two sponsors, one of whom should be a fellow National and the second, an Active or Corresponding member from another country. One sponsor must be an Active member.

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EPOS requirements for election as a Candidate member of EPOS

  • Applicants must be in an approved training program. Applications for Candidate membership have to be submitted online and must be addressed to the Secretary General for consideration by the Executive Committee. Each letter of application must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae and a letter of recommendation from an EPOS Active, Corresponding or Associate and the head of their department.

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Membership application for EPOS trilogy graduates and travelling fellows

  • Attendees who will have completed the BAT trilogy will be eligible for EPOS Candidate membership depending on their qualification upon their request.
  • The President of EPOS or the Chairman of the EPOS Educational Committee will automatically sponsor their applications and there is no need to provide additional sponsor letters.
  • Applicants will have to submit their application online, providing a curriculum vitae and their certificate of successful completion of the EPOS trilogy.

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