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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.

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SAGES 2014 Annual Meeting April 2-5, Salt Lake City, Utah

Stay up to date on the latest meeting news and information at sages2014.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.

Information on the 2015 Call for Abstracts will be posted soon.

SAGES Surgical Wiki Re-launch

SAGES launched a member-generated Wiki in 2010 and it quickly grew into a resource accessed by more than 2,500 people/month seeking advanced and accurate defintions of all types of minimally invasive surgery and diseases treated by minimally invasive surgery.

As part of the recent overhaul to SAGES web properties, the SAGES Wiki has been moved to a new home:


Message from the SAGES President

Gerald Fried, MD It is now about half-way through my year as President. It has been a busy time, reflecting the energy of SAGES and the commitment of its members to work on behalf of our favourite specialty society. We held a retreat and the mid-year Board meeting in Montreal on October 25-26. The retreat addressed several issues of critical importance to the future of SAGES. Let me use this forum to communicate a summary of our discussions. Read more...

SAGES.TV Relaunched!

SAGES.TV: The SAGES Video Library has been completely redesigned and reintegrated into the new SAGES web site. We are debuting our new and improved site search functionality on SAGES.TV and you can now search and filter better and faster than ever before.

Come and give the all-new SAGES.TV a try. Watch videos now...

Surgical Endoscopy