2023 SAGES Flexible Endoscopy Course for Fellows
Date: September 7-9, 2023
Location: UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
The non-CME course includes didactics and hands-on learning lab. At the end of the course, surgical fellows will become familiar with GI endoscopes, towers and the instruments used for endoscopic surgery. Fellows will also be able to identify the most common types of GI pathology and options for management.
View the 2022 Course Agenda
Registration: This course is open only to 1st or 2nd year fellows in the 2022-2023 academic year. Registration is limited to the first 60 registrants. SAGES Candidate Membership (or the submission of a completed SAGES membership application) is mandatory for acceptance. To join SAGES, click here. Non-members are still allowed to register however you will not be accepted/confirmed to attend until the membership requirement is met. The same recommendation letter from your program director attesting to enrollment in or completion of a surgical education program may be used for both course registration and membership application. You may register two fellows per program for any scheduled course.
Please note that attendees will be charged $100 fee. This will be refunded after the full completion of the course. Participants are responsible for their transportation to and from the airport and hotel.
Hotel/meals: Hotel rooms will be provided for the nights of Thursday and Friday in San Diego, CA. If a room is required for Saturday night or Sunday night, it will be provided at the participant’s expense. Breakfast, lunch & dinner on Friday, and breakfast & lunch on Saturday, are included in the program. SAGES will provide shuttle transportation to the airport at 2:00PM on Saturday. (Note: All early departure transportation will be the responsibility of the individual fellow).
NEW: Fellows will each have their own room.
Travel: Air travel to and from San Diego, CA is the responsibility of the participant. The program will conclude at 1:00 PM on Saturday. Do not make your travel plans prior to receiving an acceptance letter to the course from SAGES office.
For questions, please contact Catherine Sutherland at firstname.lastname@example.org