SSAT Foundation Awards Reception Silent Auction
At the 2016 SSAT Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, the SSAT Foundation Awards Reception took place on Sunday, May 22nd at the Omni San Diego. The Awards Reception recognized the recipients of the 2016 Career Development Award, Fischer International Traveling Fellowship for Surgeons in Academic Practice, DeMeester Traveling Fellowship for Surgeons within the U.S. or Canada, Mentored Research Awards, Warshaw Master Educator Award, and Rikkers Master Clinician Award, as well as the recipients of the 2016 Residents and Fellows Research Conference Plenary Presentation Prizes.
New this year the Awards Reception featured a Silent Auction with hand-signed sports items, sports tickets, limited edition celebrity items, weekend getaways, and once-in-a-lifetime experience packages.
The following are some of the items that were auctioned off at the 2016 SSAT Foundation Awards Reception:
Two Tickets to the 2017 Kentucky Oaks & Two Tickets to the
2017 Kentucky Derby in the Finish Line Box.
Long Weekend or a Week Stay on Lewis Bay
in beautiful Hyannis, Massachusetts
(Only available for use after Labor Day, September or October)
Four Tickets to a Philadelphia Phillies Home Game
Three Day Weekend in Chatham, Massachusetts on famous Cape Cod
(Choice of Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, or Memorial Day Weekend 2017)
All proceeds from the reception and silent auction help support the Foundationís initiatives. During this exceptional event the Foundation gave out 160,000 USD in support of the societyís mission of research and education. Help the SSAT Foundation continue its work of recognizing outstanding surgeon scientists and supporting the future of our profession. Together, let us raise over 160,000 USD more in support of next yearís awards. Donate today!