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Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is the main governing and organisational body of the European Society for Health and Medical Sociology.


Any of the members can submit their candidacy for the elections for the Advisory Board. The members then choose the board members by vote. The Present, Vice-President and Treasurer are then chosen within the Board to form the Executive Committee. Each term is 4 years, someone can members of the Advisory Board-elected for a second term (maximum).

Mission and aims of the Advisory Board

The primary aims of the Advisory Board are to support and bring forth the aims and mission of the ESHMS, which are:

  • The creation of a forum for discussion on health issues
  • Creating opportunities for research and participation in international co-operations and planning 

What does the Advisory Board do?

  • Support the organisation of congresses, conferences and meetings in the field of medical sociology;
  • Co-operate with national and international organisations with the same goals;
  • Create opportunities for (young) scholars through research visit grants, paper prizes, and poster prizes;
  • Encourage scientific publications;
  • Update members on relevant events or issues

Current members of the Advisory Board

Executive Committee

The rest of the Advisory Board