SSAT 57th Annual Meeting Review
GI Surgery Winter Course: Evidence-Based Surgical Treatment of GI Disease
December 2-3, 2016
National Doral, Miami, Florida
The new SSAT GI Surgery Course is geared towards the practicing general surgeon and will focus on both common and controversial topics in GI surgery, from esophagus to anus. This highly interactive course will be taught by internationally recognized experts and will be designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, offering CME Credits with self-assessment. Registration and Housing will open in the summer of 2016!
SSAT 58th Annual Meeting: Save the Date
In conjunction with DDW2017
May 6-9, 2017
The 58th Annual Meeting runs May 6-9, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois, in conjunction with Digestive Disease Week® (DDW), the world's leading educational forum for academicians, clinicians, researchers, students and trainees working in gastroenterology, hepatology, GI endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery and related fields.
JOGS Online CME Program:
Two New Articles Available Online
The SSAT offers CME credits through the JOGS Online CME Program. Two new articles are now online, with eight total available, each offering one CME credit with self-assessment (1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per completed article). Click here to learn more.
The SSAT Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. Established in 2000, the Foundation supports the SSAT’s missions to develop surgical leadership in the art and science of patient care; to promote and support education and research on the diseases and functions of the alimentary tract; and to foster training and funding opportunities and scientific publications in support of these activities. The support contributed by SSAT members and grateful patients over the past decade have redounded to the benefit of the welfare of surgical patients around the globe. Your investment in the Foundation will help today’s surgeons create tomorrow’s advances in patient care. The SSAT Foundation gave out 161,500 USD in Traveling Fellowships and Awards at the inaugural Foundation Awards Reception in 2015. Support the Foundation and join us at the 2nd Annual SSAT Foundation Awards Reception on May 22, 2016 in San Diego, California. Donate today and visit the SSAT Foundation webpage for more information on the Foundation Awards Reception!
The SSAT Advocacy website gives all U.S. members and supporters of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract the tools and opportunity to be strong advocates for their surgical practices, their patients, their staff, and their colleagues. The SSAT remains committed to advancing the science and practice of surgery in the treatment of digestive diseases and has now added this advocacy piece to strengthen its mission. Click here to learn more about SSAT issues and how you can get involved.