IRCAD Visiting Fellowship Award

Generously funded through an unrestricted educational grant from Karl Storz Endoscopy

This Award is designated to give a fellow the opportunity to study at IRCAD, a private institute that is dedicated to the valorization of basic research against cancer. The visiting fellow will attend a two or three day intensive course and will receive a certificate upon completion. The Award is available to an Active or Candidate member of SAGES, who is enrolled in a Fellowship Council recognized fellowship program.

Karl Storz Endoscopy will provide for all of the expenses (i.e. room/board, transportation and the cost of the course) for the award winner to attend a course of their choice at the IRCAD/EITS Facility.

The winner will be chosen by the SAGES Awards Committee based on merit and their desire to attend. The Nominee must submit the following:

  • Statement from nominee of why they wish to attend the course
  • Current abbreviated CV
  • Recommendation letter from the nominee’s Program Director

Past Winners include:

  • 2005:  Eric Hungness, MD
  • 2006: Carlos Galvani, MD
  • 2007: Kevin Reavis, MD
  • 2008: Patricia Sylla, MD
  • 2009: Timothy Kennedy, MD
  • 2010: Basil Yurcisin, MD
  • 2011: Konstantinos Makris, MD
  • 2012: Omar Kudsi, MD
  • 2013: Melanie Lynette Hafford, MD

Application Form

The Award is available to an Active or Candidate member of SAGES, who is enrolled in a Fellowship Council recognized fellowship program.

Fill out the form below or contact Ms. Viera Ewell in the SAGES office (Phone: 310-437-0544 x104, Fax: 310-437-0585).