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ASLMS Resident Liaison

Position Description

Position Title: ASLMS Resident Liaison
Term: Effective July 1 of the year of appointment through June 30 of the following year

Primary Responsibility

The Resident Liaison will help familiarize his/her program with the many ASLMS resources for residents.

These resources include:

  • Free membership to ASLMS for residents
  • Free subscription to Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (LSM) journal
  • Light Talk podcasts
  • Preceptorship Program
  • Academic research grants
  • Free registration for the Annual Conference
  • Other educational offerings including the annual Laser Aesthetics Course and online education (coming soon)

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Receive and distribute important ASLMS news with his/her residency program
  • Stay current on ASLMS activities by reading all email communications, visiting the website frequently, and following ASLMS on all social media platforms.
  • In addition, ASLMS will email important information to the Resident Liaisons to share with their residency program.
  • Encourage resident involvement and participation with ASLMS
  • Participate on ASLMS social media outlets. Become a member of, and be an active contributor for, the ASLMS Facebook groups, Early Career Network and Clinical Discussion Group.
  • Provide timely feedback to ASLMS.
  • Participate in bi-annual calls with ASLMS resident/fellow board representatives and ASLMS staff, with the purpose to discuss recruitment and retention strategies.
  • Near the end of the resident liaison term, assist with the recruitment and appointment of the next resident liaison.

Qualifications´╗┐

  • During the designated term as an ASLMS Resident Liaison, the resident must be enrolled in a residency program.
  • Must be an ASLMS member in good standing.

Benefits

  • In the role of resident liaison, the individual will serve in a leadership capacity for the Society and gain experience working with staff and senior leaders of the society.
  • Resident Liaisons will be recognized at the ASLMS Annual Conference and in Society communications.

Application/Selection Process

  • Each residency program may identify one member to serve as Resident Liaison.
  • The procedure for the selection of the resident is up to the residency program and the program director/coordinator should have the final decision on who will serve in this role and the term for the role.
  • ASLMS will provide a nomination form to be completed, signed by the Residency Program Director and Resident Liaison candidate, and submitted to ASLMS.
  • The Resident Liaison and his or her respective residency program are responsible for funding any travel to the ASLMS Annual Conference.

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery is the world’s largest scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information and participation in communicating the latest developments in laser medicine and surgery to clinicians, research investigators, government and regulatory agencies, and the public.

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