Honorary Membership

The Honorary President is elected among individuals who have served as FIMS President, exceptionally contributing to the development of Sports Medicine worldwide.

Nomination when the position is vacant shall be made by a FIMS Continental Association to the Council of Delegates for election at the next regular meeting.

The Honorary President will have, for life, the right:

  1. to participate to the FIMS Council of Delegates, General Meeting, Bureau, Executive Committee and World Congress of Sports Medicine.
  2. to pay no dues to FIMS.

Individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the development of Sports Medicine may be elected to Honorary Membership. Nomination shall be made by the Member National Associations or other interested bodies to the Executive Committee who may then recommend the nominees to the Council of Delegates for election at the next regular meeting. Nominations that are not recommended by the Executive Committee or, having been recommended to the Council of Delegates fail election, may be made again after an interval of four years from the time that the original nomination was received.

The title will enable them:

  1. to earn a diploma indicating honorary status.
  2. to participate in the FIMS General Meeting.
  3. to pay no dues to FIMS.

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Meeting between the FIMS President and the SportAccord President.

Lausanne, 14th March 2017, Prof. Pigozzi met this morning at the SportAccord Headquarters President Baumann, IOC Member. During the meeting it has been discussed future possibilities of cooperation between the two Organisations, focused on ensuring best medical care and health protection of the athletes health. The International federation of Sports Medicine is recognized by the IOC since 1952 and Associate Member of SportAccord since 2014.

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