Call for Applications: AO PEER Taskforce member representing AO Spine

 

29 October 2020

Call

On behalf of the AO Spine Research Commission (AO SRC), we are pleased to announce the call for applications for the AO PEER Taskforce member representing AO Spine. We encourage all AO Spine members who are active or past principal investigators and/or co-investigator of an international multicenter clinical study to apply.

AO Program for Education and Excellence in Research (AO PEER) offers surgeons and researchers tools and training in clinical research through online material and face-to-face courses. For more information please visit www.aopeer.org.

In this position, the AO Spine representative will give strategic scientific advice and guidance to the AO PEER program, represent the research strategy of AO Spine, and act as a communication link between the AO PEER Taskforce and the AO SRC.

The term of the current AO PEER Taskforce member representing AO Spine, Asdrubal Falavigna, will end on December 31, 2020. Therefore, we are seeking a representative, who will already start their term on January 1, 2021 until June 30, 2024

An eligible candidate must be an AO Spine member and must be an active or past principal investigator and/or co-investigator of an international multicenter clinical study. Interested and qualified candidates should submit their AO CV, AO Disclosure form, and a letter of motivation by email to AO Spine Global Research Manager, Niccole Germscheid (ngermscheid@aospine.org), by November 22, 2020.

The AO Spine Nomination Committee will review all applications and approve the eligible candidates. The voting mechanism is based on the AO SRC Terms of Reference, where the AO SRC Chairperson, Regional Research Officers, and Knowledge Forum Chairpersons have voting rights. The election will take until December 15, 2020. The results will be announced on the AO Spine website.

If you have any questions, please contact AO Spine Global Research Manager, Niccole Germscheid (ngermscheid@aospine.org).

A Falavigna
“Research is a huge driver of change in medicine.”

Asdrubal Falavigna, AO PEER task force member, Chairperson-elect for AO Spine International Board



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