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European Surgical Association consists of Active, Senior and Honorary Members.


To be eligible for Membership, a candidate must have established a reputation as a surgeon from contributions as a practitioner, author, teacher, and/or original investigator, and have been recommended by the Council.


Candidates for Membership must be active in clinical, scientific and academic surgical practice.


They should have a position of a senior staff or consultant surgeon. Candidates must express a clear intention to contribute actively to the society and its goals.

Proposals for membership must be made by members, on a specific form furnished by the secretary of the association.


The application for membership shall be signed by three (3) members who shall vouch for the candidate’s character and professional standing.


The sponsors of a candidate shall send the application to the Chair of the Advisory Membership Committee along with two confidential letters.

Annual  ESA meeting is only open to ESA Members


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