2020 Commission Positions – Expression of Interest

We are calling for any expression of interest in joining a FICS commission. Read more.

20 October 2020

We are calling for any expression of interest in joining a FICS commission. Please find attached some more information about the positions available and an expression of Interest form. For more information and application form CLICK HERE

Submission deadline 31 November 2020 for appointment in December.

Kind Regards Trish [email protected]

2020 Student Scholarship – SUBMISSION CHECKLIST

Student Scholarship Application Checklist 

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STEP 1: Download and SAVE the applicaiton form

Download the application form and save to your computer. Once you have it saved on your computer READ the submission requirements carefully. 

Requirements:

Student in their last two years of study 

Emerging Student Scholarship – has more than two years of study left.  

Application form: Download here 

 

Step 2: Prepare

Using the check list on the application form, go through and gather all your evidence. 

TIPS: SUPER IMPORTANT: Make sure you list your name IN THE HEADER of the word document, so that your name appears on EVERY sheet. 

Step 4: Reference

Approach a faculty member at your University to get a character reference. 

TIPS: SUPER INFORMATION: The reference MUST be on college letterhead and signed by the faculty member with an email address or phone number for reference checks to be completed.

 

The Faculty member can submit this directly to FICS on your behalf or give to you to attach with your application  

 

Step 5: Ready to submit (DEADLINE 31 OCTOBER 2020)

We suggest you submit early as NO LATER applications will be accepted. 

Start an email to [email protected] 

Subject line: FiCS Scholarship Application

Subject body of email: Make sure you address your email to us and list a short note about what the email is about. Example please accept my application for the student scholarships. Sign your email with your name. 

TIP: SUPER INFORMATION. Make sure you attach all your documents in one email and ensure your name is on the header of all the word documents. 

Acknowledgement

FICS will acknowledge your application as accepted. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within 24 working hours we suggest you reach out again. FICS accept no responsibility for applications which are not received. 

 

An international Delphi study to identify sports chiropractic global research priorities.

FICS Foundation awards researchers USD $4,000 grant for research entitled: An international Delphi study to identify sports chiropractic global research priorities.

FICS Foundation awards researchers USD $4,000 grant for research entitled: An international Delphi study to identify sports chiropractic global research priorities.  

Dr Melissa Belchos

The principle investigator for this research is Dr. Melissa Belchos.  This grant funds her thesis project for the Sports Sciences Residency Program at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.  Her co-investigators are Drs. Alex Lee, Stephen M. Perle, Katie de Luca, and Silvano Mior.  Dr. Lee is the Chair of the Research and Education Commission of the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada) and a member of the FICS Research Commission.  Dr. Perle is the Chair of the FICS Research Commission, the North American Representative on the FICS Executive Council and Professor of Clinical Sciences at the University of Bridgeport School of Chiropractic. Dr. de Luca is a post-doctoral research fellow at Macquarie University in the Department of Chiropractic and a twice FICS Research Award winner.  Dr. Mior is a Professor and the Director, Research Partnerships and Health Policy at CMCC.  

The purpose of this study is to determine consensus on research priorities to create a global sports chiropractic research agenda.  This will be done using a Delphi study design, a systematic method to integrate expert opinions to determine consensus on sports chiropractic research priorities. Clinicians, academics and leaders from the sports chiropractic field will be recruited internationally. Current chiropractic research agendas have not included sports-specific research directives which this study will develop.  

Expression of Interest – Executive Management Team (EMT)

We are looking for people with a passion to assist athletes and a skill set that matches the position they are applying for.

Notice Updated 10 June 2020
The EMT is the operational arm of FICS; it deals with the day to day activities needed to progress FICS forward. This will help to guide our organization to become better in communication with our members but also giving our members better support within their region.

The EMT is made up of the FICS President, Vice President, Secretary-General, and the three new positions;

An update on the process of this round of position as at 10 June 2020 is posted below:

Head of Operations (HOO)
Updated position statement posted we will be opening this, call for interest period up to an extension with applications now being accepted up to Friday 17th July.

The three new positions (above) can be drawn from within or outside of the Chiropractic profession, which could prove very beneficial for our organization. We are looking for people with a passion to assist athletes and a skill set that matches the position they are applying for.

  • Head of Marketing (HOM) – Application closed appointment made.
  • Head of Finance (HOF) – Application closed appointment made.

We want YOU!   These positions are aimed at increasing the skill set of people serving on the FICS EMT. This will assist FICS now and into the future continue to build the showcase Sports Chiropractic on the world stage, as well as supporting athletes by ensuring “Every athlete has access to sports chiropractic” globally. 

Please submit your CV and a letter of claim against the above position to [email protected] before the closing date listed above. If you would like to discuss the position you can reach the Chair of the Selection Committee Dr. Martin Isaksson at [email protected]

Covid-19 Health Concerns

We have been following the development of the COVID-19 epidemic closely, and with the ever-changing and growing large ban on large-scale events and the current travel restrictions in place around the world, we are currently canceling or rescheduling a number of our planned seminars for the first half of 2020.

2nd March 2020

Dear FICS Members,

We have been following the development of the COVID-19 epidemic closely, and with the ever-changing and growing large ban on large-scale events and the current travel restrictions in place around the world,  we are currently canceling or rescheduling a number of our planned seminars for the first half of 2020. We understand the effects on your plans and practices and will work with members to keep you informed. 

  • New Jersey – April – Cancelled
  • Mexico – rescheduled to 8-11 July 2020
  • South Africa – rescheduled to 19-22 November 2020
  • Australia – currently exploring options for November/December 2020

Reschedule dates will be posted when things are safe for everyone to attend.  We will continue to monitor these, and all other seminars planned and will be update members closer to the dates.  We thank you for your continued support of the FICS and we look forward to seeing everyone at a future Hands-on  Module.  

In Health, Christine Foss DC, M.S.Ed., ATC, DACBSP, ICSC

FICS Education Commission Chair