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SAGES Breaking News

Ted Schrock

Remembering Theodore R. Schrock, MD (1940-2016)

SAGES is sad to report that past-president Ted Schrock has passed away at the age of 76 following a year-long battle with esophageal cancer. SAGES will post a full obituary in the coming days. If you wish to leave a message for Ted’s family please visit the Caring Bridge page set up in his honor.


View New GSN Video Podcasts from SAGES 2016

SAGES President Talks Quality Benchmarks and Technology Dr. Rick Greene sits down with Brian Dunkin, MD, the immediate past president of SAGES to discuss new initiatives, contributions to the quality landscape nationwide and whether technology will get in the way of the human touch. Minimal Access Surgery in the Acute Surgical Patient Dr. Jonathan Pearl […]


Announcing SAGES 2016 Medical Student Scholarship Award Program Winners

SAGES Congratulates Eric Etchill, Hasina Maredia, and Kristin Partain! To read the winning essays and to learn more about the award, visit Here’s what our winners had to say on receiving a free registration to SAGES 2016:  Eric Etchill University of Pittsburgh This award allowed me to attend the SAGES conference, where I was […]


Top Surgeons to Convene for SAGES 2016 Annual Meeting, March 16-19 | New Features to Include Robotics Debate, SAGES Masters Series and TEDxBeaconStreet Salon

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) will convene more than 2,000 surgeons at its annual meeting in March to advance quality patient care through education, research, innovation and leadership.The 2016 meeting will continue a long-standing tradition of strong didactic sessions by experts, combined with exploration of innovative technology and medical breakthroughs in the fields of […]


“Thriving Over Surviving” TEDxBeaconStreet Salon to Feature Inspirational Stories of Courage, Revolutionary Patient Care and Life-Saving Medical Innovation

Once a year the world’s top surgeons convene to advance the future of minimally invasive surgery at the annual meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). For the first time ever, the meeting will be open to the public with a new interactive “Adventures in Health” Expo featuring a very special […]


SAGES SMART Enhanced Recovery Program

The SAGES SMART (Surgical Multimodal Accelerated Recovery Trajectory) Task Force provides the education and materials needed for surgeons to adopt a strong, evidence-based Enhanced Recovery Program (ERP) into their practices. As such, SAGES has developed the following SMART Enhanced Recovery Program resources: The SAGES SMART Enhanced Recovery Program website, a living resource of best ERP […]


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