- The Award was established to help recognize SAGES international members who in an enduring way contribute to and support SAGES annual meeting, and/or support SAGES Mission Globally.
- The award includes travel to the meeting and 4 days accommodations.
- Nominations may come from any SAGES member.
- Established in 2013.
- Past winners include:
Manabu Yamamoto, MD (2013); Geoffrey Kohn, MD (2014); Natan Zundel, MD (2015); Karl Fuchs, MD (2016); Antonio Lacy, MD (2017); Abe Fingerhut, MD (2018); Alberto Ferreres, MD (2019); Surendra Ugale, MD (2020); Andrea Pietrabissa, MD (2021)