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MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION:

  1. Name of the Society: "THE SIMULATION SOCIETY"
  2. MEMBERSHIP: The Membership shall be of following categories
    2.1 Life Member
    1. Members of the medical profession with the following post graduate degrees as approved by the executive committee of the SOCIETY
    2. DM ( Cardiology ), DNB ( Cardiology )
    3. MD/DNB ( Medicine/Pediatrics/Critical Care, Anaesthesia, Cardiac Anaesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Trauma and pulmonology )
    4. MCH/DNB ( Cardiothoracic surgery)
    5. Cardiac Anesthetists
    6. MRCP/FRCP/American Board Certified Cardiologist
    7. Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Cardiology (PGDCC)
    2.2 Technician Life Membership
    1. Recognized technicians in simulation as certified by the Head of the Department and approved by credential and the executive committee. They will not be entitled to hold any office will be regarded as nonvoting associated members.
    2.3   Associate Member:
    1. MBBS
    2. All other members of the other simulation societies, not eligible under Article IV (a) including foreigners with medical degrees if approved by the credential and executive committee. They will not be entitled to hold office.
    2.4   Corporate Member/ Academic partner
    1. Any recognized public or private company or firm, if approved by the executive committee. The corporate member will be entitled to receive all the publications of the academy, but will not be entitled to propose, second or hold any office.
  3. APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP:
    3.1 Request for membership:
    1. Request for membership shall be made on forms prescribed by the World Simulation Society. These will be scrutinized and approved by the credential committee comprising of the President, General Secretary and President Elect. The application forms, in original, shall be accompanied by documentary evidence of eligibility including registration certificate and prescribed fees.
    3.2 Membership Fee:
    1. Life Member: Onetime payment of Rs. 5,000/-
    2. Associate Member: Onetime payment of Rs. 3,000/-
    3. Corporate Member: Onetime payment of Rs. 1, 00,000/-
    4. The membership fee will be subject to review as and when required. Any changes in the membership fee will be discussed and passed in the Executive Committee and presented in the next general body meeting for approval.
    5. Eligible persons may become Associate Members of the SOCIETY without becoming members of the IAE, though they must be encouraged to become members of the parent body. Upon joining the parent body as a life member, their membership of the SOCIETY can be converted to a full Life Membership.
    6. Membership of SOCIETY should not be considered as license to practice simulation.
    3.3 Register of Membership:
    1. A record of membership containing their names, postal addresses, e-mail address, relevant telephone and fax numbers shall be maintained by the Secretariat at the headquarters in a soft/hard copy as “TSS Directory”. Any change in the address shall be notified to the HQ. A complete list of the members with their addresses shall be made available at website of society for information of all members.
  4. PRIVILEGES OF MEMBERS:

    Membership of the SOCIETY should not be considered as license to practice Simulation.

    1. LIFE MEMBERS

      The members shall have the privilege to attend and take part in all the general meetings, conferences, lectures, discussions and demonstrations. They would also receive a free/web copy of the scientific publications and newsletter. They can propose or second any application for membership of SOCIETY.

    2. ASSOCIATE MEMBERS:

      They have all the privileges as in Article V1 (a) but cannot apply for any post in the executive committee.

    3. TECHNICIAN MEMBERSHIP:

      The members shall have the privilege to attend and take part in all the general meetings, conferences, lectures, discussions and professional demonstrations arranged through the SOCIETY. They would also receive a free/web copy of the scientific publications. They cannot apply for any post in the executive committee and propose or second any application for membership of the SOCIETY.

    4. CORPORATE MEMBERS:

      A representative of each corporate membership would be on a special technical committee of the SOCIETY. This committee would actively interact with the SOCIETY in the research and newer developments in simulation and its related equipment. They would be actively involved in various educational activities of the Society.

    5. TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP:

      If the conduct of any member, as deemed by the executive committee, is prejudicial to the interest of the SOCIETY or who deprives the SOCIETY of its rightful money shall be expelled from the SOCIETY. This should be approved by 2/3 majority of the members present at executive committee meeting, after the member has been given proper opportunity to defend himself. Such action of the executive committee is subject to ratification by not less than 2/3 rd of members present at the general body meeting of the SOCIETY.

 

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