ICSM

Purpose

The main objectives of the ICSM are to help transform evolving new data into knowledge, knowledge into recommendations and recommendations into improved patient care. The final document will be the result of evidence-based medicine, complimented by vast clinical experience and our enhanced understanding of disease processes, which can impact sexual health.

Mission Statement

To develop an authoritative comprehensive all-encompassing consensus document highlighting state of the art knowledge and management for male and female sexual health issues; based on the peer-reviewed medical literature and expertise of experts worldwide.

Objectives

01
Review the current state of knowledge in sexual medicine;
02
Develop algorithms and widely accepted strategies for diagnostic and therapeutic management of the various areas of sexual medicine;
03
Identify, evaluate and endorse optimal international questionnaires and instruments (symptom scores…) which aid in the evaluation of sexual medicine; and
04
Standardize response criteria and recommendations for clinical research and clinical studies in sexual medicine.

International Consultation on Sexual Medicine - 2024

Call for applications

Dear ISSM members,

Join us in our mission to be the most respected and trusted source of information, education, and professional development on human sexual health through the delivery of world-class publications, research findings, online and in person opportunities for knowledge exchange, world-wide, by participating in the International Consultation on Sexual Medicine (ICSM).

The Executive Committee of the ISSM has decided to re-establish the in-person International Consultation on Sexual Medicine (ICSM) in June 2024 (location to be determined). 
The ICSM is organized to develop an authoritative comprehensive all- encompassing consensus document highlighting state of the art knowledge and management for sexual health issues; based on the peer-reviewed medical literature and expertise of experts worldwide.

On behalf of the president of the ISSM, Gerald Brock, and the chair of the ICSM, Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad, we have the pleasure to invite all ISSM members (or if you are willing to become an ISSM member) to apply for a position as member or chair on one of the ICSM sub-committees. The ICSM Taskforce will select the committee chairs based on the applications and in cooperation with the committee chairs, the committee members are selected.

To apply for a position, please click here for the application form and apply by January 8, 2023.

You will need to submit the following details:

  • Your name, area of practice, credentials, and affiliation.
  • Clinical or research experience within the specified topic
  • Experience in development of reviews.
  • Publication list, H-index and + list of references in peer-reviewed journals
  • A brief statement of interest explaining why you are interested in serving on the Committee, including any relevant experience you have to the work of the Committee. 

Expectations / Terms of Reference

See below for the Terms of Reference of ICSM Committee Members and Chairs.

* Only complete applications will be forwarded to the review committee for consideration.
** If you are selected, ISSM will notify you in a formal invitation to serve.
*** When accepted, you will be asked to file a Conflict of Interest/disclosure form

Terms of Reference ICSM 2024

Preliminary Dates

Exact dates in June 2024 to be determined.

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