Upgrade from Candidate Membership

According to the SAGES Bylaws:

  • Candidate status may continue for up to three years following completion of a general surgery residency or until Board certification is attained and training is completed, whichever is first.
  • Candidate Members in good standing who obtain certification by the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Osteopathic Surgery or become a fellow of the American College of Surgery shall automatically be inducted to active membership upon providing evidence satisfactory to the Society.

If you are currently a Candidate member of SAGES and board certified or fellow of the ACS, please use the following form to send proof per the above to the SAGES Office:

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