SAGES Researcher in Training Award

    • This award is designated for young member of SAGES who is currently in a residency or fellowship program (up to the time of the selection process – fall of the year preceding the award).
    • We are looking for in-continuity or max of two (2) years* between residency and fellowship training (e.g. some time off for family reasons or a time in private practice and reentering a fellowship to make a course change).  *Special consideration is given if lapsed time due to military service.
    • The criteria for this award include a member who shows great promise for a career in academic GI/endoscopic practice or potential for significant contributions to the advancement of minimally invasive or endoscopic surgery.
    • A letter from a Program Director is required, confirming current resident or fellow status. Must also include an abbreviated CV of applicant.
    • Nominations may come from SAGES Leadership only (not full membership) and/or Program Directors.
    • Past winners include:

Erica Moran, MD (2010); Rebecca Petersen, MD (2011); Dana Telem, MD (2012); Lawrence Lee, MD (2013); Ezra Teitelbaum, MD (2014); Edward Jones, MD (2015); Rebeccah Baucom, MD (2016); Yalini Vigneswaran, MD (2017); Maria Altieri, MD (2018)

Special note: If you have nominated someone in the past for the Researcher in Training Award and would like him or her considered again this year, you MUST re-submit a nomination form.

Application Form

The Award is available for a SAGES Candidate or Active member (or applicant) currently in a residency or fellowship program. The deadline to submit for 2019 is September 21, 2018.

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