SAGES Masters Program

By Dr. Daniel B. Jones, President 2017-2018, SAGES You have finished fellowship, but want to be a better surgeon.  Until recently, you went into clinical practice, read textbooks, watched video and attended SAGES Annual Meeting.  To get recertified you might read SESAP and learn a lot about vascular and transplant and other topics totally unrelated […]

Patient FAQs on FUSE and Testing for Physicians Now Available – SAGES FUSE Program Highlighted on NBC4

SAGES Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy™ Committee has developed Patient FAQS to address important questions about stray energy, what patients need to know, and how SAGES and physicians can address the risks. To view the Patient FAQs visit http://www.fuseprogram.org/about/patient-faqs/. Dr. Pascal Fuchshuber, SAGES Board Member and FUSE Chair, was interviewed by NBC4 in Los Angeles for a recent story regarding the […]

Announcing SAGES 2017 Keynote Lectures

Attend These Keynotes at SAGES 2017! Karl Storz Lecture, Speaker: Dave Kerpen Thursday, March 23, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Dave Kerpen is the founder and CEO of Likeable Local, and New York Times bestselling author of four books. An international keynote speaker, Mr. Kerpen is the #1 LinkedIn Influencer of all time in […]

Research Foundation of ASCRS and SAGES Announce Investigative Robotic Surgery Grant Recipients

The Research Foundation of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) are pleased to announce the recipients of the first Investigative Robotic Surgery Grants. Through funding generously provided by Intuitive Surgical, multiple research grants to investigate robotic surgery were awarded. Grant Winners Are: […]

Attend SAGES Lectures at the ACS Clinical Congress

Make sure to attend the following lectures led by SAGES members next week October 16th through October 20th at the ACS Clinical Congress! PS001: Maintenance of Competency for the Military Surgeon SSC03: Surgical Endoscopy: Essential Skills for the Gastrointestinal Surgeon PS106: Surgical Management of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding SSC05: Endoscopic Bariatric Techniques: Skills and Strategies for Mastering […]

Ted Schrock

Remembering Theodore R. Schrock, MD (1940-2016)

SAGES is sad to report that past-president Ted Schrock has passed away at the age of 76 following a year-long battle with esophageal cancer. SAGES will post a full obituary in the coming days. If you wish to leave a message for Ted’s family please visit the Caring Bridge page set up in his honor.

View New GSN Video Podcasts from SAGES 2016

SAGES President Talks Quality Benchmarks and Technology Dr. Rick Greene sits down with Brian Dunkin, MD, the immediate past president of SAGES to discuss new initiatives, contributions to the quality landscape nationwide and whether technology will get in the way of the human touch. Minimal Access Surgery in the Acute Surgical Patient Dr. Jonathan Pearl […]

Save the Date for SAGES 2017!

SAGES 2017 MEETING Houston, TX March 22-25, 2017 Program Chair: Horacio Asbun, MD Program Co-Chair: Melina Vassiliou, MD Help Promote the SAGES 2017 Meeting! Download Promotional Slide SAGES 2017 from Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Visit sages2017.org    

Announcing SAGES 2016 Medical Student Scholarship Award Program Winners

SAGES Congratulates Eric Etchill, Hasina Maredia, and Kristin Partain! To read the winning essays and to learn more about the award, visit https://www.sages.org/essay-series-sages-2016-medical-student-scholarship-award-program/. Here’s what our winners had to say on receiving a free registration to SAGES 2016:  Eric Etchill University of Pittsburgh This award allowed me to attend the SAGES conference, where I was […]

Unique Features That Make SAGES 2016 THE Meeting to Attend!

Less Than 3 Weeks Left to Register at the Early Bird Rate! If you’ve never been to a SAGES meeting, or if you are a devoted meeting attendee, SAGES 2016 promises to deliver! Unique features that make this THE meeting to attend include: Boston, MA – One of the most popular and historic cities in […]