2018 MIS Fellows Course

2018 SAGES Flexible Endoscopy Course for Fellows

Date: September 20-22, 2018

Location: University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA

The non-CME course includes a didactic and hands-on learning lab. At the end of the course, surgical fellows will become familiar with GI endoscopes, towers and the instruments used for endoscopic surgery.  Fellows will also be able to identify the most common types of GI pathology and options for management.


Fellows may register for the course by via this link: http://www.cvent.com/d/dgqxf5

Registration Closing Date: Registration will close August 17, 2018. Please note: Registration may close prior to the official closing date if capacity is met.


Preliminary Agenda

Additional information:

Registration: This course is open only to 1st or 2nd year fellows. Registration is limited to the first 60 registrants. Priority registration will be given to SAGES Candidate Members. You may register two fellows per program for any scheduled course.  Please note that attendees will be charged $100 fee.  This will be refunded after the full completion of the course. Participants are responsible for their transportation to and from the airport and hotel.

Hotel/meals:   Hotel rooms will be provided for the nights of Thursday, September 20th   and Friday, September 21st .  Fellows will be sharing a room with one other fellow. Rooms will be assigned on an ad hoc basis. If a room is required for Saturday night or Sunday night, it will be provided at the participant’s expense. Breakfast, lunch & dinner on Friday, and breakfast & lunch on Saturday, are included in the program. SAGES will provide shuttle transportation to San Diego International Airport at 2:00PM on Saturday, September 22nd. (Note: All early departure transportation will be the responsibility of the individual fellow)

Travel: Air travel to and from San Diego is the responsibility of the participant. The program will conclude at 1:00 PM on Saturday, September 22th, 2018. Do not make your travel plans prior to receiving an acceptance letter to the course from SAGES office.


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