SAGES Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES) Required by American Board of Surgery, FES Elevates the Standards and Training for Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Five years ago, SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery(TM), or FLS –the nation’s first ever gI_85942_FES_logo_copyhands-on skills test for performing minimally invasive surgery – became a requirement for board certification by the American Board of Surgery (ABS), the national certifying body for general surgeons and related specialists. FLS set the stage for FES, the Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery(TM), a new program created by SAGES to assess a surgeon’s skill and knowledge in endoscopy – all with the goal of improving the quality of patient care – and required today by the ABS as part of the ABS Flexible Endoscopy Curriculum.  Read the full press release on PRWeb.