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SAGES University Winning Video

SAGES University Video Contest Winners Announced

SAGES is pleased to announce that Miranda Forbes and Megan Rutkai, in partnership with Dr. Adrian Park and his team at the James and Sylvia Earl SAIL Center, are the official winners of the SAGES University Video Contest.  Dr. Park, SAGES 2nd Vice President, and his team at Anne Arundel Medical Center, collaborated with South River […]


Top Surgeons to Convene for SAGES 2015 Annual Meeting, April 15th – 18th

The Science Behind Diabetes Therapy, FDA Advisory on Duodenoscopes Panel Discussion and Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Among Topics Featured – 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). According to Dr. L. Michael Brunt, SAGES […]


SAGES Announces 2015 Medical Student Scholarship Award

The application is now closed. For more information please visit Deadline to Apply and Submit Essay was: Friday, February 6, 2015 The Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in medical schools in the US and Canada. To enter, applicants must submit a 500 word essay explaining why they should be selected to attend […]

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Design of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) Duodenoscopes May Impede Effective Cleaning: FDA Safety Communication

In light of an outbreak of drug-resistant bacteria at UCLA linked to ERCP duodenoscopes, the Food and Drug Administration has issued a new alert available at: At the forefront of best practices in laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery, SAGES is committed to researching, developing and disseminating the guidelines and training for standards of practice in […]

Fundamentals Testing 2015

FES, FLS And FUSE Test Appointments Are Now Available For SAGES 2015!

Testing will take place in the SAGES Annual Meeting at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center at the following times: Wednesday, April 15  8am – 5pm Thursday, April 16 8am – 5pm Friday, April 17 8am – 12pm For more information or to purchase your test voucher and schedule your appointment please click on […]


SAGES 2015 Meeting Highlights

SAGES 2015 Annual Meeting: April 15-18, 2015 Promoting a Universal Culture of Innovation, Safety, and Improved Outcomes in GI Surgery Register and Book Your Hotel Now for the SAGES 2015 Meeting in Nashville! Rooms at the Opryland Hotel (a Marriott Hotel) are going fast!  Don’t wait until the last minute to register.  Pre-Registration Deadline: March […]


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