2023 APCCMPD Board of Directors
Call for Nominations

Fellow-in-Training

 
NOMINATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 13, 2023 

The Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors (APCCMPD) is now accepting nominations for the volunteer position of Fellow-in-Training (FIT) on the Board of Directors (BOD).

The BOD is comprised of five voting members:

  • President
  • President-Elect
  • Vice-President
  • Immediate Past President
  • Secretary-Treasurer

and one non-voting member:

  • Fellow-in-Training

Term: Each BOD member becomes a member of the Board by virtue of being elected. The term of the FIT shall be two years and is not eligible for reappointment.

Eligibility Criteria for the Position of Fellow-in-Training

  • Applicants must be nominated by their Program Director (who maintains a full membership status).
  • Applicants should demonstrate commitment to the goals of the APCCMPD and interest in defining and supporting the education and training of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine Program Directors and Fellows.
  • Applicants should be willing to spend up to three hours per month participating in BOD work.
  • Applicants should be willing to attend the two annual APCCMPD face-to-face member meetings, held in conjunction with CHEST and ATS, the APCCMPD Annual Conference held in the spring of each year, and the strategic planning meeting. Once elected, the APCCMPD will support travel to the strategic planning meeting and APCCMPD Annual Conference.
  • Applicants should be a 1st-year fellow in a 3-year program, or 1st- or 2nd-year fellow in a 4-year program. This assures the fellow can serve a two-year term.
  • It is preferable if applicants:
    • are a Fellow-in-Training of a fellowship program that has maintained APCCMPD membership status for at least one year.
    • regularly attended all APCCMPD face-to-face meetings and educational conferences.

Nomination Process

1. Call for Nominations

  • In the fall of each election year, a Call for the Fellow-in-Training Nominations will be sent to all active members of the APCCMPD.
  • Program Director members of the APCCMPD may nominate a candidate for the position of Fellow-in-Training on the BOD.
  • APCCMPD Program Director members who wish to nominate a Fellow for this position should first obtain the approval of the prospective nominee. 

2. Development of Candidate Slate for Member Voting

  • The Nominations Committee, comprised of the APCCMPD BOD and Past Presidents, will review all nominees. 
  • The Nominations Committee will then develop a ranked ballot of one or more candidate(s) to present to the membership for member vote. 

3. Member Voting

The ballot for member voting will be sent to all APCCMPD Program Director members, via blast email. For the vote to be considered official, a quorum of 25% of the APCCMPD Program Director members must have returned a ballot. 

  • The candidate’s nomination packet will be available to the membership as an attachment to the blast email.
  • The Fellow-in-Training will be chosen by a simple majority and officially elected at the annual APCCMPD member business meeting held in conjunction with ATS.

Required Nomination Material to be Submitted for the Position of Fellow-in-Training

    • Commitment to the goals of the APCCMPD and interest in defining and supporting the education and training of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine Program Directors and Fellows.
    • Statement of willingness to participate in all face-to-face meetings and educational conferences each year and to spend up to three hours per month participating in BOD work.
    • Statement of Vision for the Future of the APCCMPD as Fellow-in-Training.

Submit Your Online Nomination


2023 FELLOW-IN-TRAINING ELECTION KEY DATES 

Deadline for Nominations January 13, 2023
Inauguration of New
Fellow-in-Training
May 21, 2023 (at the business meeting held in conjunction with ATS 2023; Washington, DC)
Term Commences June 1, 2023