2.3.1 Constitution and Bye-laws
Section 7 of the Bye-laws enables the Society to have specific sections. These can be set up by submitting a proposal to the Committee. Each section must have at least 20 Society members in good standing. A list of members and a report of the section’s activities must be submitted annually to the Committee, a month before the AGM,
2.3.2 Early Career Researchers
The ECR Section was set up in 2010, to aid the Society in supporting members at early stages of a research career in social medicine.
The ECR section is organised by an SSM ECR sub-committee with a minimum of six members. Two (the ECR Chair and Chair-elect) are also co-opted onto the Society’s Committee (for one year in each role). Details of elections can be found in section 9.1.6.