Fellowship

In keeping with the mission of ISSWSH, the board of directors has developed a fellowship program. Designation of ISSWSH Fellow (IF) signifies training in the interdisciplinary, collaborative management of Female Sexual Health within a clinical or research track. ISSWSH Fellowship is based on stringent and objective criteria as outlined below to determine both initial certification, renewal of certification and the grandfathering of fellows.

CRITERIA FOR APPLYING FOR ISSWSH FELLOWSHIP:
CANDIDATES:

  1. Must be a current Active Member of ISSWSH in good standing.
  2. ISSWSH membership dues must be current.

Applicants must submit the following documentation in either PDF, Microsoft Word document or rich text format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  1. Statement of Work in the field of female sexuality (2 pages maximum or 1000 words).
  2. Statement of education in human sexuality (1 page maximum or 500 words).
  3. Copies of CME / CE certificates that total 75 credits.
    This must include, at minimum: Two ISSWSH Training Courses or one ISSWSH Training Course and one ISSWSH Annual meeting within the last 3 years.
  4. Statement attesting that the applicant has read and understands the ISSWSH bylaws.
  5. Copy of current professional license in the specialty of designated.
  6. Two letters of recommendation from ISSWSH Fellows in good standing.
  7. Curriculum Vitae, which must include your current employment.

IT IS REQUESTED THAT APPLICATIONS BE SUBMITTED BY EMAIL TO FACILITATE COMMITTEE REVIEW OF THE APPLICATION.

FEES

Initial Fellowship fee is USD 300.00

DURATION

The duration of the ISSWSH Fellowship (IF) status is for a 5-year term. After the 5-year period recertification is required. Active ISSWSH membership is required for the ISSWSH Fellowship (IF) certificate if the participant allows his or her ISSWSH membership to lapse, so too would the designation of ISSWSH Fellowship (IF).

RENEWAL FEES

USD 155.00

REQUIREMENTS FOR ISSWSH FELLOWSHIP (IF) MAINTENANCE/RENEWAL

After the initial IF certification period of 5 years, an ISSWSH Fellow (IF) can maintain his/her fellowship by completion of 75 CME/CEs within the previous five-year period and reapplying to ISSWSH.

  • The 75 credits must be derived from at LEAST one ISSWSH Annual Meeting or one ISSWSH Training Course (or equivalent-authorized by Fellowship committee), within the previous 5 years.
  • A fellow is encouraged to participate in outreach that promotes the ISSWSH mission in the form of providing CME, public education or publications. Thus, fellows can receive 2-hour credit per occurrence by providing a copy of the conference schedule or letter of acknowledgement or publication.

All documentation as described above should be submitted with the renewal application along with proof of the required additional CME for a total of 75 hours. Furthermore, a copy of their current license and/ or certification relative to their designation should be submitted as well as a statement re-attesting that the applicant has read, understands and is upholding the current ISSWSH bylaws. All applicants are encouraged to submit their information electronically to facilitate review at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the ISSWSH Executive Office.

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