Requirements and Applications for International Membership in SAGES

International membership shall be available to surgeons who reside in a country other than the U.S.A., Canada or Puerto Rico, or surgeons practicing in the U.S.A. who do not meet qualifications for active membership. The requirements for international membership shall be licensure and certification which meet the criteria of the country in which (s)he practices. In addition, applicants for international membership must comply with the letter requirement for Active Members above.

Dues are up to $350 annually, with a one-time $100 application fee. Surgeons located in developing countries may qualify for lower annual dues. Please read this document for more information.

If you have any questions about membership in SAGES or which category you should apply to, please contact the Membership Department or call (310) 437-0544 x 110.

Online International Membership Application

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There is a $100 application fee for International Membership, payable upon submission of your application. Please make your check payable to SAGES.

If you are a surgeon in a developing country, this fee may be waived. Please read this document for more information.

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