SAGES Robotics Fellows Course

Date: September 6-7, 2018

Location: Intuitive Surgical, Inc ⎸5655 Spalding Drive – Norcross, GA 30092

This two day course is designed to introduce fellows to robotic general surgery. SAGES faculty and experts will teach both didactic and hands-on skills in robotic surgery. A broad range of robotic procedures will be covered with the emphasis placed on system set up, instrument selection, and technical approaches. At the end of the course, MIS fellows will become familiar with current and future robotics technology by emphasizing safe and practical applications in general surgery cases. The course is designed for MIS fellows who are currently participating in programs where robotic surgical systems and general faculty with robotic privileges are both available.

The course is being hosted at Intuitive Surgical, Inc near Atlanta, GA. The course dates are Thursday, September 6 – Friday, September 7, 2018

Additional Course Information

The course will accommodate a total of 20 fellows (1st and 2nd year only). All Fellowship accredited MIS Fellows are invited to participate. Fellows will be preferred who are currently participating in a program where a robotic surgical system and general faculty with robotic privileges are available, and are SAGES Candidate members, or who have submitted an application for membership.

Agenda: Robotics Course Agenda September Draft

Fees:  The course is complimentary; Fellows will be charged a $100 fee if they accept participation and then cancel prior to the course.

Travel:  Air travel to and from Atlanta, GA is the responsibility of each participant. The nearest airport is Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

Transportation to airport: Ground transportation on arrival and departure will be provided.

Hotel Accommodations:   Hotel rooms will be provided. Fellows will share a room with one other fellow. Rooms will be assigned on an ad hoc basis.

Meals: Meals are included in the program.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact Jillian Kelly at jillian@sages.org.

 

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