Expressions of Interest for the Equity Working Group wanted

By NZ Gastro Office | Posted: Tuesday October 11, 2022

Passionate about equity? The Society is looking for members to join the Equity Working Group (EWG) to advice the Society in its decision making on equity.

The Executive would like to hear from members of the Society who have a focus on equity and are passionate about making a difference.

The EWG is an established working group of the Society established in 2021. Their first piece of work The NZSG Equity Statement was adopted by the Society in 2022. An equity focus on selection of candidates to gastroenterology training in New Zealand document was next, to set out ways to assist the selection of gastroenterology advanced trainees.

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Several EWG current members are heading overseas for fellowships and opportunities to advance their careers. With the EWG looking to progress equity solutions in 2023, the EWG and Exec is looking to hear from Society members who are interested in becoming part of this active and successful working group.

If you are interested in joining the EWG please send the following to office@nzsg.org.nz:

  • Name
  • Contact Details
  • Current CV
  • A paragraph or two on your view of the statement below and how you can advance the work of the EWG.

For more information, please see the ToR of the EWG below.