By Dr. Daniel B. Jones, President-Elect, SAGES The Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy(TM) initiative was conceived and initiated in 2010 by then SAGES president-elect Steven Schwaitzberg. He recognized that surgeons have a very rudimentary understanding of the physics behind the surgical energy devices they use every day in the operating room. As such, they were, […]
SAGES and ACS will be conducting FLS Testing at the ACS 2015 Clinical Congress. More information is available at: FLS Testing Information SAGES will also be conducting FES and FUSE testing during ACS. For more information, please visit: FES Testing Information http://www.fuseprogram.org/testing-information/acs-meeting-2015/ See you there!
Testing will take place in the SAGES Annual Meeting at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center at the following times: Wednesday, April 15 8am – 5pm Thursday, April 16 8am – 5pm Friday, April 17 8am – 12pm For more information or to purchase your test voucher and schedule your appointment please click on […]
FUSE Surgical Training Program Aims to Reduce OR Fires and Enhance Safety around Operating Room Use of Energy Devices
SAGES has launched the Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy™ (FUSE) program, designed to educate surgeons and affiliated staff about the safe use of surgical energy-based devices in the OR, endoscopy suite and other procedural areas. FUSE meets a crucial need in surgical education as previously, no formal training program has existed that promotes safety when […]
It is an incredible honor for me to be SAGES President. This organization is remarkable for its energy and the capacity of its members to work hard to achieve our organizational goals. SAGES has grown enormously with the laparoscopic revolution, from its roots as a primarily flexible endoscopy society for surgeons. We are currently much […]