ERS Elections

European Respiratory Society (ERS) elections are held annually and offer all ERS members the opportunity to have their say about the future leaders of our Society. Member votes are extremely important and we encourage all members to contribute. All current calls for candidates or voting opportunities will be updated on this page, so please check back regularly.

National Delegates, Assembly Heads and Secretaries, and Group Chairs and Secretaries

Current open nominations:

The nomination period is open now and will close on 30 October, 2020. All qualifying ERS members have been contacted directly to inform them which positions they are permitted to nominate for.

If you would like to become a candidate or nominate a colleague, please do so on the elections page of myERS. Alternatively, send an email to elections@ersnet.org.

The open positions are:

National Delegates
Japan
Kyrgyzstan
Malta
United States of America

Assembly Heads
Assembly 4: Sleep Disordered Breathing
Assembly 9: Allied Respiratory Professionals
Assembly 11: Thoracic Oncology
Assembly 12: Interstitial Lung Diseases
Assembly 13: Pulmonary Vascular Diseases

Assembly Secretaries
Assembly 1: Respiratory clinical care and physiology
Assembly 4: Sleep Disordered Breathing
Assembly 9: Allied Respiratory Professionals
Assembly 11: Thoracic Oncology
Assembly 12: Interstitial Lung Diseases
Assembly 13: Pulmonary Vascular Diseases

Group Chairs
Group 01.01: Clinical Problems
Group 01.03: General Practice and Primary Care
Group 03.01: Molecular Pathology and Funct. Genomics
Group 05.01: Airway pharmacology & treatment
Group 06.01: Epidemiology
Group 07.01: Paediatric respiratory physiology & sleep
Group 07.02: Paediatric asthma and allergy
Group 07.05: Neonatology & paediatric intensive care
Group 07.06: Paediatric respiratory epidemiology
Group 09.02: Physiotherapists
Group 11.01: Lung Cancer Group 11.02: Pleural and Mediastinal Malignancies
Group 12.01: Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias
Group 12.02: ILD / DPLD of known origin
Group 12.03: Sarcoidosis and other granulomatous ILD / DPLD
Group 12.04: Rare ILD / DPLD
Group 13.01: Pulmonary hypertension
Group 13.02: Pulmonary embolism
Group 14.01: Interventional Pulmonology
Group 14.02: Imaging

Group Secretaries Group 01.01: Clinical Problems
Group 01.03: General Practice and Primary Care
Group 03.01: Molecular Pathology and Funct. Genomics
Group 05.01: Airway pharmacology & treatment
Group 06.01: Epidemiology
Group 07.01: Paediatric respiratory physiology & sleep
Group 07.05: Neonatology & paediatric intensive care
Group 07.06: Paediatric respiratory epidemiology
Group 09.02: Physiotherapists
Group 10.02: Tuberculosis and Non-Tuberculous mycobacterial diseases
Group 11.01: Lung Cancer
Group 11.02: Pleural and Mediastinal Malignancies
Group 12.01: Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias
Group 12.02: ILD / DPLD of known origin
Group 12.03: Sarcoidosis and other granulomatous ILD / DPLD
Group 12.04: Rare ILD / DPLD
Group 13.01: Pulmonary hypertension
Group 13.02: Pulmonary embolism
Group 14.01: Interventional Pulmonology
Group 14.02: Imaging

Current open voting:

A voting period will be announced in late November following the above nomination period. Voting will close in December 2020.

Announcement of the results:

The results of these elections will be announced in December 2020.


Further queries

For any queries regarding the ERS elections, please contact: elections@ersnet.org