APM Committee Vacancies
Nomination for Vice-President of APM 2019-2021

Nominations are invited from APM members for the post of Vice President of the Association to serve from 2019-2021.

The Vice President of the APM supports the President and other Officers (Secretary, Treasurer and Past President) in ensuring that the activity of the Association works seamlessly, is in line with the Association’s strategic direction and meets the charity’s responsibilities as outlined in the APM Governing Document. The Vice President is an Officer of the Association and, as such, is a Trustee of the APM registered with the Charity Commission.

The Vice President is vital to both the day-to-day operation of the APM in ensuring that the work and strategy of the Association proceeds without delay or disturbance to ensure that the APM is the key organisation nationally and, in some respects, internationally representing doctors specialising, working and interested in Palliative Medicine.

A full description of the role of the APM Vice President can be found here.

The Vice President will be elected and will take up office at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in March 2019 for a period of two years. He/she will subsequently take up the office of APM President when this becomes vacant at the AGM in 2021. The President also serves for a period of two years. Please click here for a full job description of the President role.

Please return the nomination form by email or post with a statement from the nominee of no more than 200 words describing him / herself and why they are standing for this position. This will be sent out with the ballot paper.

Deadline for return to the above address is Friday 7 December 2018

Should you have any questions, please contact the APM Secretariat

Junior Committee Vacancies

The APM Juniors Committee replaces the Junior Members Working Group, which was set up in April 2013. In light of the high level of interest in such a group established by the Working Group, the Committee’s remit is to stimulate interest in the Speciality amongst Medical Students and pre-speciality training (i.e. pre-ST3) Junior Doctors, providing educational opportunities, peer support and representation, information and signposting and a means for coordinating and channelling their interest in palliative medicine.

The Role of the Committee:

  • To identify and facilitate mechanisms for stimulating and harnessing interest in palliative medicine amongst medical students, foundation programme doctors and core medical/surgical trainees and GP trainees.
  • To establish and facilitate mechanisms for communication and coordination amongst this group of medical students and doctors who are interested in palliative medicine, including establishing regional and national networks, organisation of conferences and educational events and using online media as a focus.
  • To establish and act as a central information hub about elective and special study component opportunities, careers advice, resources and events.
  • To facilitate networking between junior and senior members of the APM, particularly in the areas of mentorship, careers advice and research opportunities.
  • To liaise with APM standing committees to identify ways in which junior members can contribute to, and benefit from, those areas of interest.
  • To represent the views of Junior members to the Executive Committee and wider Association.

Vacancies available:

Please click the vacancy to review a full job description and nomination form.

Please return the nomination paper by email or post with a statement from the nominee of no more than 200 words describing him / herself and why they are standing for this position. This will be sent out with the ballot paper.

Deadline for return to the above address is Friday 7 December 2018

Should you have any questions, please contact the APM Secretariat