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Enhanced Recovery: The Tool You Need to Go Beyond Minimally Invasive Surgery

SAGES Surgical Multimodal Accelerated Recovery Trajectory (SMART) Initiative,combining minimally invasive surgical techniques with enhanced recovery pathways for perioperative care, improves outcomes and patient satisfaction. “We’ve made great advances in improving patient recovery using minimally invasive surgical techniques, but outcomes can be further improved by combining laparoscopic surgery with an enhanced recovery care plan to deliver […]


SAGES Joins Pilot to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates

SAGES Joins Pilot to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates, Access to Specialty Care in Community Health Centers SAGES has joined with the American Cancer Society and the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable to implement a colorectal cancer screening pilot program in underserved communities. The program is part of NCCR’s effort to reach the goal of 80 […]

SAGES Research Grant Award Winners

SAGES Research Grant Applications Now Open

SAGES is now accepting Research Grant Applications for the 2015 year. To submit your grant, please visit: The deadline is Friday, November 3rd, 2014 at 5:00PM EST. The SAGES Research Awards are open to any principal investigator who is a SAGES member, including Candidate members. SAGES would like to especially encourage grant funding to […]

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 […]


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