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Endorsed Course: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Page: SAGES Masters Program Facebook Collaboratives

Join the SAGES Masters Program Collaboratives now on Facebook™. A dedicated Facebook group for each Masters Program Pathway: Acute Care, Bariatric, Biliary, Colon, Flex Endo, Foregut, Hernia and Robotics. Collaborate, share, discuss, post photos and videos, give and get feedback. Open to SAGES Members and all other practicing physicians around the world. To join: If […]

Post: High School Students Try on Their Surgical Gloves at SAGES Mini Medical School

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 […]

Event: ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting

Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

Guideline: Clinical Spotlight Review: Endoluminal Treatments for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

The following clinical spotlight review regarding the endoluminal treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease is intended for physicians who manage and treat GERD. It is meant to critically review these techniques and the available evidence supporting their safety and efficacy. Based on the level of evidence, recommendations may or may not be given for their use in clinical practice.

Post: The Surgery of Tomorrow is Here Today

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, […]

Guideline: VTE Prophylaxis for Laparoscopic Surgery Guidelines: An Update

Since the publication of the SAGES guidelines for venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis during laparoscopic surgery in 2007 (1), the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) has published their comprehensive guidelines that address VTE prophylaxis for non-orthopedic surgery patients (2). After careful review, the SAGES guidelines committee has approved the endorsement of the ACCP guidelines rather than update our previous VTE guidelines.

Post: SAGES ADOPT Program

Acquisition of Data for Outcomes and Procedure Transfer By Brian Dunkin, MD, SAGES Past President When was the last time you learned a completely new procedure and brought it to the operating room for the first time? How did you do it? Read a book? Watched a video? Attended a course? Worked with a colleague? […]

Post: SAGES Go Global

By Linda P. Zhang, MD Over the last ten years, there has been increasing attention paid to the need for global surgery and training of surgeons in developing countries. There have been a variety of service-oriented programs, ranging from short-term surgical trips, to long-term capacity-building collaborations between U.S. based hospitals and local hospitals. As someone […]

Post: Message from The President

Daniel J. Scott, MD, FACS, President, SAGES When assuming the SAGES presidency 11 months ago, I could not imagine what the year would entail and how fast the time would go by. Indeed, I now find myself drafting my annual meeting presidential address and this, my last message to the full SAGES membership. Thank you […]