SAGES Advanced Flexible Endoscopy Area of Concentrated Training (ACT) Seal I. Area of Concentrated (ACT) Seal in Advanced Flexible Endoscopy Certification Program Applicants will have one year – from the end of their fellowship or from Board Certification, whichever comes first – to complete the application. Application Fee: $25 CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENT BY JULY 31, 2024: - SAGES Membership: Fellows are encouraged to become part of the SAGES community of advanced MIS and endoscopic surgeons, and Active Membership in SAGES is required for the certificate program. If not already a member, we invite you to join SAGES now as a Candidate Member. Upon completion of fellowship, you can upgrade to Active Membership with a discounted fee of $150. This discount applies to an upgrade only and is not available to first time applicants to Active SAGES Membership. Members also receive discounted registration for the SAGES annual meeting. - Defined Category Cases (mandatory) - Program Director’s On-line Survey: an invitation will be sent to the Program Director once the application is received. - Submit an Abstract to a major meeting during fellowship. - FLS, FES and FUSE certification (all three are mandatory). - Attend a major meeting in person or virtually: Proof of SAGES meeting registration can count towards this requirement. II. Area of Concentrated Training (ACT) Seal-Advanced Flexible Endoscopy Certification Program Applicants will have one year – from the end of their fellowship or from Board Certification, whichever comes first – to complete the application. Application Fee: $25 CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENT BY JULY 31, 2024: - Society Certification: Proof of Society Certification affiliated with the Program's Fellowship Designation. - EPAs (See List Below) -- Must cover educational content of EPAs 1 and 2 -- Must cover educational content of 3 of the remaining EPAs - Defined category cases (Mandatory): - Program Director's On-linie Surgey: an invitation will be sent to the Program Director once the application receives. - FES, and FUSE Certification (Both certifications are mandatory)Application FormI hereby request a 2022-2023 Fellowship Certification in the following program:* 2022-2023 SAGES Advanced Flexible Endoscopy Area of Concentrated Training (ACT) Seal Program 01. Name: First Name Last Name 02. Degree(s): 03. Email: 04. Cell Phone:05. 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Residency Program and Year of Completion:2025202420232022202120202019201807. Fellowship Program and Year of Completion:2025202420232022202120202019201808. Type of Fellowship, please select one of the following program types.* Advanced GI MIS Bariatrics Complex GI Surgery Foregut 09. Is this program accredited by The Fellowship Council?* Yes No In order to complete the application for SAGES certification of your fellowship, the Fellowship Program MUST be accredited by the Fellowship Council and also be in good standing. Please exit this application now and check with your Fellowship Program or the Fellowship Council to verify program status. 10. Fellowship Program Director Name (SAGES will invite your Program Director to complete an online survey)* First Name Last Name 11. Fellowship Program Director Email* 12. Which sponsoring society will you be applying to for certification?* 13. Are you a SAGES Member? Yes No If you're not a SAGES member, please join here14. 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