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A Message From SAGES President Dr. Patricia Sylla

We could not have hoped for a more energizing and meaningful reunion in Montreal. With 2,500 participants from around the globe, our auditoria, tech exhibits and hallways once again buzzed with delight as attendees reconnected with mentors, collaborators, colleagues and friends. Scientific abstracts and meeting sessions were masterfully coordinated along specialty tracks by our program […]

The SAGES Critical View of Safety Challenge – Donate Your Lap Chole Videos!

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons is hosting the first Artificial Intelligence Data Challenge conducted by surgeons. The aim of this challenge is to generate a large and diverse dataset of laparoscopic cholecystectomy videos, annotated with respect to the subcomponents of the Critical View of Safety (CVS). Computer scientists from all over the […]

Our Values

SAGES Leads Multi-society State of the Art Consensus Conference on Prevention of Bile Duct Injury during Cholecystectomy. Read GSN Article here.

New: SAGES Speaker Catalog

Looking for an expert on minimally invasive surgery to speak at your next conference, grand rounds, local chapter meeting?

Check out the all new SAGES Speaker Catalog complete with search function, profile information, and examples of talks.

SAGES Statement on Racism

SAGES Statement Opposing Racism

SAGES Statement on AAPI Violence