Membership in the Network shall be limited to persons working in or affiliated with an MS Clinic who are interested in furthering the objectives of the Network and shall consist of the following categories of members:
(a)Full Members are Physicians who have been elected to such membership by members of the Network. Full members shall have distinguished themselves by their expertise in clinical MS management.
(b)Associate Members are those who do not fill the above criteria, but who may be elected to membership, following recommendation by Council, by virtue of the quality of their clinical involvement or research in aspects of MS.
The CNMSC is a unique collaboration of Canadian Multiple Sclerosis healthcare providers dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of patients with Multiple Sclerosis.
CNMSC members have access to:
All membership applications are accepted and reviewed by the CNMSC Membership Committee and are submitted to the CNMSC Executive Committee for final review and acceptance. To become a CNMSC member please choose the appropriate membership category and submit the following:
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Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5
Submit to: Michelle Eisner: firstname.lastname@example.org
Physicians/Healthcare Professionals: $100
Annual request for payment will be sent to individual eligible members. A reminder will be sent within 30 days of initial request the member will be notified of removal of their voting eligibility.
The CNMSC has several membership categories which are based on specific criteria.
Voting members qualify for full membership including them in the email distribution list, access to voting member email list and access to the on-line voting system when important issues, clinical developments and research opportunities are discussed. Decisions reached based on input from a quorum of at least 70%. Voting members can be included in membership/leadership committees and can also be candidates (by CNMSC vote) for Executive Committee Membership including At Large Member, Vice President or President.
To qualify a member must be:
Under exceptional circumstances a member who does not meet all of the voting member criteria, but who is deemed high invested may be considered by the Membership Committee for voting member status by invitation from the Membership Committee.
To qualify for consideration this includes:
Submit an impact statement outlining clinical practice and/or research program contributions to the MS field
Non-Voting Members have access to participate in the general email distribution list where important issues, clinical developments, research opportunities are discussed in addition to opportunity to participate in committees and future task forces convened by the Executive Committee to address emerging issues in MS that require a unified stance or position statement from the MS clinician community.