Call for application to the 2024 EFS Gold Medals Awards
27th September 2023
Dear friends and colleagues
As the Chair of the Gold Medal Committee, it is my immense pleasure to open the next call for applications for the award of the 2024 EFS Gold Medals. Successful recipients of the medals will receive these during the 17th Congress of the European Federation of Sexology in Bologna, Italy (23rd – 26th May 2024).
The nominees should fulfil the following characteristics:
- Be a member of an EFS Association or Society
- Be, or been, working in the field of sexual medicine, sexology, sexual education or sexual politics and policy making for at least 10 years
- Be based within Europe (WHO European Region)
- Have, or have held, a relationship with the European Federation of Sexology and within the European movement of sexology
- Be in good standing
The nomination shall include a brief biography and resume and sent by an officer of the bona fide paid-up Society or Association in confidence. Each Association or Society can make one recommendation per round. This notification inviting nominations to all member Associations and Societies is with at least three months’ notice to the last electronic address registered for payment of the annual subscription.
The nomination is to be submitted to me electronically as the Chair of the Gold Medal Committee (email@example.com), and copied to the General Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org) and the President (email@example.com).
The independent Gold Medals Committee review the nominations and the shortlist of recommendations for awards (a maximum of four in any two-year period) then sent to the executive committee of the Federation for review and endorsement. There may be fewer or more medals awarded in exceptional cases. We encourage our medal winners to be an integral part of the congress program and they will receive an invitation to deliver a lecture if the nomination is successful.
The deadline for sending nominations for the 2024 EFS Gold Medals is 15th January 2024.
More information is available online at: europeansexology.com/gold-medal
Thank you very much for your cooperation. We await your nomination soon.
Professor Kevan Wylie
Chair of the Gold Medal Committee
Immediate Past-President of the EFS