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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