The name of this corporation shall be the The New England Roentgen, INC., hereinafter referred to as the Society.
1.1 The principal office of the Society shall be in the offices of the Massachusetts Medical Society, City of Waltham, Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
2.1 To further the science of Radiology
2.2 To maintain and improve the professional, ethical, and scientific standards of radiologic practice.
2.3 To provide a medium for the exchange of radiological information.
2.4 To promote and maintain harmonious relations among radiologists of New England and cooperation between radiology and other branches of medicine and allied sciences.
2.5 To sponsor educational activities for residents, practicing radiologists and allied specialists.
2.6 To operate exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 170 (c) and 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended. If you are looking for online courses find more about coding bootcamp san diego classes here.
3.1 Subject to the limitations contained in paragraphs (3.1) through (3.7) below, the Corporation shall have the following powers.
3.11 The power set forth in Massachusetts General Laws c. 156B, S9 (a) through (k).
3.12 The power to be a partner in any enterprise in which a corporation exempt from Federal income taxation under S501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States internal revenue law) may be a partner.
3.2 Not withstanding any other provision of these Articles, the Corporation shall not carry on any activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under S501 (c) or (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States internal revenue law) or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under S170 (c) (2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States internal revenue law)
3.3 No part of the net earning of the Corporation shall inure to the benefit of any private member or individual, and no member, officer or employee of the Corporation shall receive or be lawfully entitled to receive any pecuniary profit of any kind therefrom except reasonable compensation for services in effecting one of more of its purposes.
3.4 No substantial part of the activities of the Corporation shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the Corporation shall not participate in or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.
3.5 Persons of any race and of either sex shall be entitled to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to participants in the Corporation, its programs and activities, and the Corporation shall not discriminate on the basis of race or sex in administering its policies and programs.
3.6 In the event of dissolution of the Corporation, the assets of the Corporation shall be distributed pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws c. 180, S11A to such organization or organizations with similar charitable, religious and educational purpose as at the date of dissolution are described in S501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
3.7 Meetings of the members may be held anywhere in the United States.
Membership, other than Honorary, is open to qualified individuals normally resident in New England.
4.1 Active Membership
A candidate for Active membership must be a physician or a scientist, active in radiology or an allied field. Physicians must be diplomats of the American Board of Radiology or be eligible to be examined by the American Board of Radiology. The Executive Committee of this Society may grant active membership to physicians with other qualifications if these are considered appropriate. Candidates for Active membership, who are not physicians, must hold board equivalent qualifications considered acceptable to the Executive Committee of the Society.
Active members shall be entitled to vote, to hold elective and appointive office, and to serve on all committees. They may attend and participate in the scientific meetings and other functions of the Society.
4.131 An application for Active membership shall be in writing on a form approved by the Executive Committee and submitted to the Secretary.
The form will require the signatures of one sponsor who is an Active member of the Society.
4.132 The names of applicants and their sponsors shall be presented to the Executive Committee meeting at which voting on the proposed applicants will take place.
4.133 The Executive Committee shall vote on all applications, rejecting or deferring any application which it considers not to comply with requirements for membership.
4.2 Junior Membership
A candidate for Junior membership must be a resident or hold equivalent status in an approved training program in radiology or in an allied field.
Junior members shall not have the right to vote or hold office, but they may serve on any committee established by these bylaws. They may attend and participate in the scientific meetings and functions of the Society.
Junior members, upon meeting the qualifications for Active membership, may apply for such membership as set out in 4.131.
4.231 Junior members shall be nominated by their residency program directors, who shall each year submit a list of eligible individuals to the Secretary. The Executive Committee shall review all nominations, rejecting or deferring any which it considers not to comply with requirements for membership.
4.3 Honorary Membership
Honorary membership may be bestowed by the Society on an individual who is considered to have made a distinguished contribution in the field of radiology or in an allied field.
Honorary members shall not have the right to vote or hold office, and shall be exempt from dues. Those Honorary members chosen from Active members shall retain all rights and privileges to which they were previously entitled.
4.33 Recommendation for Election
4.331 A recommendation for election to Honorary membership may be made in writing by any member of the Society and submitted to the Secretary.
4.332 The Secretary shall submit the proposal to the Executive Committee, whose unanimous approval is necessary.
4.333 After approval by the Executive Committee, the recommendation shall be presented by the Secretary to the Annual Meeting, where an affirmative vote is required.
4.4 Senior Membership
A candidate for Senior membership shall be an Active or associate member who has reached the age of 65 years, or who has retired from active practice.
Senior members shall retain the rights and privileges to which they were formerly entitled. They shall be exempt from dues.
An application for Senior membership shall be in writing to the Secretary, who shall submit it to the Executive Committee for action. It must state the grounds for qualification as described in 4.41.
4.5 Non-Resident Members
Non-resident membership in this Society shall be open to members of the Society who have moved out of New England.
Non-resident members shall not have the right to vote or to hold office, but shall have all the other privileges of membership in this Society.
Non-resident membership shall be acquired by the member giving written notice of his removal from the New England States to the Secretary.
4.6 Inactive Membership
A candidate for Inactive membership shall by any member who submits acceptable reasons to the Executive Committee for temporary inability to continue as a member in another category.
Inactive members shall not have the right to vote, hold office, serve on committees or represent this Society, but they shall have all other privileges of membership. They shall be exempt from dues.
A member shall become Inactive upon the granting of his written request by Executive Committee.