As a service to members, SAGES offers Course and Program Directors the opportunity to have their courses reviewed and endorsed by the Continuing Education Committee. Endorsement brings the following benefits to Course Directors.
- Courses will be listed on the SAGES Web Site (~1000 page views/month).
- Courses will be included in SCOPE, the SAGES bi-annual newsletter.
- The Course Director may include the SAGES Endorsement Statement on promotional brochures and course materials.
SAGES has two applications for course endorsement: individual course endorsement and institutional course endorsement. To access the applications, click on the links in blue below. Please note: Completed applications must be received by the SAGES office no later than 6 months prior to the course date to allow time for the review process. Past courses may not be reviewed for SAGES endorsement.
Individual course endorsement is appropriate for a course that will be offered one time. Individual endorsement is also appropriate if the exact same course is to be offered multiple times, provided that the faculty, course content, and objectives are the same, and that the dates are known at the time of application.
The fee for individual course endorsement is $100.
Institutional course endorsement is appropriate when multiple courses are offered at the same institution. Institutional applications do not need to include course dates at the time of application.
The fee for institutional course endorsement is $500.