Welcome to SAGES

The mission of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons is to improve quality patient care through education, research, innovation and leadership, principally in gastrointestinal and endoscopic surgery.

2015 Abstract Submission Deadline Extended

The SAGES 2015 Scientific Session Abstract Submission Deadline has been extended to FRIDAY OCTOBER 3, 2014 (11:59PM PDT).

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SAGES 2015 Annual Meeting April 15-18, Nashville, TN

Stay up to date on the latest meeting news and information at sages2015.org.

Thanks to all of the faculty, attendees, and exhibitors who made SAGES 2014 a great success. The CME Claim system is now open at http://cme.sages.org.

SAGES 2015 Scientific Session Call For Abstracts is now open at http://www.sages2015.org/call-abstracts/.

Now accepting applications for SAGES Research Grants

SAGES is now accepting Research Grant Applications for the 2015 year. The deadline is Friday, November 3rd, 2014 at 5:00PM EST.

The SAGES Research Awards are open to any principal investigator who is a SAGES member, including Candidate members. SAGES would like to especially encourage grant funding to young investigators/candidate members in the hopes that funding through SAGES will lead to additional extramural funding.

Message from the SAGES President

L. Michael Brunt, MD It is a tremendous honor and privilege to serve as your SAGES President for the coming year. It was 22 years ago that I became a SAGES member and attended my first SAGES meeting in Washington, DC. The atmosphere at that meeting was electrifying and I will never forget it – it was still in the rapid growth phase of the laparoscopic revolution and it seemed that every week something new was being done laparoscopically. [Read More]

What’s New With SAGES?


SAGES Surgical Multimodal Accelerated Recovery Trajectory (SMART) Initiative,combining minimally invasive surgical techniques with enhanced recovery pathways for perioperative care, improves outcomes … [Read More...]

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