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.
SAGES Launches iLAP Mastery and Education Program to Improve Global Surgical Outcomes Courses to Commence in 9 Centers in Mexico
Having access to minimally invasive surgery (MIS), where patients can return to work the same day or in just a few days, is of tremendous advantage to patients globally, especially when a patient is the primary income earner for his or her family. To address disparities in global access to MIS, the SAGES Go Global […]
Boot Camp and Interactive Experience Sparks Interest Among Students Wanting to Join the Future Ranks of Minimally Invasive Surgery What: The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Mini Medical School Boot Camp and Interactive Experience where 100 high school students from the Houston area will learn about the field of surgery through lecture and […]
Social Media, Virtual Reality, Telementoring and the Changing the Face Surgery At the SAGES 2017 Meeting, March 22nd– 25th in Houston, TX The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) continues to strive to improve quality patient care in minimally invasive surgery (MIS). The Society’s annual meeting this March will highlight how social media, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]