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Committees 2019 - 2021

The Board of Directors appoints, from among its members, committees which contribute to the function of the ISRS. Most of these committees are composed of a Chair and a minimum of two members of the Board of Directors.

Regular reports by the committees are evaluated for actions by the officers of the society.

Awards Committee 

This committee is in charge of recommending to the Board of Directors nominees for the Jacob I. Fabrikant Award, the Best Poster Award and the Young Investigator Award. 

Chair: Marc Levivier. All Officers and Board Members.

Bylaws Committee 

All requests for changes are collected by this committee which reviews the bylaws annually and makes recommendations to the Board for revision where necessary. Revisions of the Constitution & Bylaws have to be agreed upon unanimously by the ISRS Officers and Board Members. The adopted changes are published on the website and in the members newsletter (including details, description, dates & vote results).

Chair: Patrick Hanssens.

Credentialing Committee

This committee is in charge of setting up an ISRS credentialing service, developing a list of minimum standards, recruiting a credentialing group and promoting the service.

Chair: Antonio De Salles. Mikhail Chernov, Laura Fariselli, Mathew Foote, Patrick Hanssens, Ian Paddick.

Congress Meeting & Scientific Program Committee

This committee supervises and coordinates all aspects of the ISRS Bi-annual Congresses and advises for their scientific content, working together with the Local Organizing Committee, and with the congresses’ Scientific Committee chairman.

Chairs: Mathew Foote, Marc Levivier.

Education Committee

This committee is in charge of regular organization of the ISRS Educational Courses, informing the society about new opportunities for education and events in the field, including national and international educational programs, CME courses, practical training and scientific meetings.

Chairs: Mikhail Chernov, John Suh, Fang Fang Yin. Antonio De Salles, Jozsef Dobai, Laura Fariselli, Andrey Golanov, Pavel Ivanov, Roberto Martinez-Alvarez, Constantin Tuleasca, Nikolay Vorobyov, EnMin Wang, Irina Zubatkina. Arjun Sahgal (Ex-officio, ISRS Guidelines Project).

Membership Committee 

The Membership Committee is in charge of reviewing and voting on all applicants for membership to the ISRS and to generate interest in membership.

Chairs: Laura Fariselli, Mathew Foote, Yoshiyasu Iwai, Jason Sheehan.

Nominating Committee 

This is a function of the Constitution. The Nominating Committee presents membership candidates for elections to the Board of Directors, the office of the ISRS and to the Secretary no less than 60 days before the biennial Congress of the ISRS.

Chair: Antonio De Salles (Past-President).
Ian Paddick (President).
Laura Fariselli (Vice President).
Marc Levivier (Secretary/ Treasurer).

Publication Committee 

This committee is responsible for editing and producing the congress proceedings, editing the members' newsletter and keeping the website up to date and informative.

Chairs: Laura Fariselli, Yoshiyasu Iwai, Marc Levivier. All other Officers and Board Members. Samuel Ryu (ex-officio, ISRS Journal).

Research Committee 

This committee is responsible for identifying research opportunities under the ISRS umbrella, initiating international research collaborations and forming working groups.

Chairs: Jason Sheehan, John Suh, Fang Fang Yin. Patrick Hanssens. Maris Mezeckis (on behalf of ISRS Working Group on Prostate Radiosurgery).

Webinars Committee 

This committee is dedicated to maintaining a programme of regular webinars on SRS/SBRT and related subjects, with a secondary aim of amassing a library of webinars that can be used for education.

Chairs: Mikhail Chernov, Ian Paddick.