Join Us! (Because You Deserve to Play as Hard as You Work) Opening Session Welcome Ceremony & Exhibits Welcome Reception Wednesday, April 11, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM Join us for highlights of the meeting, the upcoming Dr. Jeff Ponsky video preview, a U.S. military color guard and Canadian bagpiper, and a procession to the […]
Did you know the Annual Meeting offers sessions that are part of the SAGES Masters Program curriculum? The SAGES Masters Program is a curriculum framework which leverages and enhances educational content, activities and assessments. Meeting sessions will cover the eight different framework pathways: Masters Bariatrics: Revision and Reversal Masters Flexible Endoscopy: Endoscopic Dilation and Stent […]
You Spoke, We Listened! Based on your feedback, SAGES 2018 will be offering more than 15 sessions on topics related to Hernia, Bariatrics, Foregut, and Colorectal including: Masters Bariatrics: Revision and Reversal Devil’s in the Details: Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Masters Foregut: Mastering GERD Masters Hernia: Recurrent Hernias – Making the Best of a Bad Situation […]
New Gadgets and Gizmos – Advanced Technologies for Surgeons Wednesday, April 11th, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Chair: Sam Atallah, MD Co-Chair: Silvana Peretta, MD This session explores everything from surgical robotics, to holograms and virtual reality in the OR, to 3D printing. State-of-the art technology will shape the future landscape of surgery. Many next-generation concepts in […]
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) announced today that it is adding a new requirement – Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS™) – for physicians seeking board certification that will ensure that diplomates possess critical skills for the contemporary practice of obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN). The new requirement will apply to residents graduating after May 31, 2020.