SAGES has eleven (11) major awards, seven of which are open for nomination from the general membership, and four are open for nomination from SAGES Leadership. Five scholarships are also available.
The deadline to submit for the 2022 awards is October 29, 2021.
Nomination forms will be reviewed by the Awards Committee and winners will be selected at the SAGES Awards Committee meeting in November. The Committee will recommend recipients to the Board of Governors. Awards will then be bestowed upon the recipients during the SAGES Annual Meeting the following year.
We encourage you to submit your nomination online by logging in to your SAGES account and selecting one of the links below. The deadline to submit a 2022 nomination is Friday, October 29, 2021. If you would like to see someone nominated, but don’t have all of the requested information, please complete the initial nomination suggestion form at here. For any questions, please e-mail Viera Ewell in the SAGES office. We hope that you participate in this process so that we may honor those who have contributed a great deal to endoscopic surgery and to SAGES.
Awards open for general nomination from any member:
- George Berci Lifetime Achievement Award In Endoscopic Surgery
- Pioneer in Surgical Endoscopy
- Kenneth Forde Excellence in Humanistic Clinical Care Award
- International Ambassador
- IRCAD Visiting Fellowship
- Social Justice and Health Equity – new award; established in 2021!
- Excellence in Community Surgery – new award; established in 2021!
SAGES Leadership (Officers, Board, and Committee Members) may nominate for the following awards:
Scholarships listed below are also available; interested parties must submit an application: