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Patricia Sylla, MD

Dr. Patricia Sylla, Chair of SAGES CITF Task Force, Profiled in General Surgery News

Dr. Patricia Sylla, Chair of SAGES Conflict of Interest Task Force, is profiled in this month’s issue of General Surgery. Read the full article here.

L. Michael Brunt, MD

SAGES Welcomes New Board of Governors, Officers and President Dr. Michael Brunt

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) announced the election of L. Michael Brunt, M.D., as its new president on April 5th as part of the SAGES Annual Meeting. Dr. Brunt is Professor of Surgery, Director of the Minimally Invasive Fellowship Program and Co-Director of the Washington University Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery. Enhanced patient […]


Salt Lake City High School Students To Try on Their Surgical Gloves at SAGES Mini Medical School

For any high school student curious to know if she’s got what it takes to make it as a surgeon, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) will hold its Mini Medical School Boot Camp and Interactive Experience on Saturday, April 5th, from 7:30am to 2:00 pm at the Salt Lake Palace Convention […]

Get Well Sooner - A Project From SAGES

SAGES Launches / SMART Care Program

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colorectal Cancer Yields Optimal Outcomes Colon and rectal cancer together comprise the nation’s second-leading cause of cancer deaths. Each year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with and more than 50,000 people die from colorectal cancers. Fortunately, the death rate from this disease has decreased over the last 20 years due to […]


SAGES Research Grants and Career Development Award Winners

SAGES congratulates the winners of the 2014 Research Grants and Career Development Award! Research Grants: Per Ola Park Sodra Alvsborgs Hospital Perforated Duodenal Ulcer – Surgery or Endoscopic Stent Treatment, A Ranodmized Multicenter Study Philip A. Omotosho Duke University Medical Center Intestinal Remodeling and Reprogramming of Glucose Metabolism Following Laparosocopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Rebeccah Bradshaw […]


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

Five years ago, SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery(TM), or FLS –the nation’s first ever hands-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 […]


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