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Surgical Endoscopy

, Volume 32, Issue 10, pp 4299–4309 | Cite as

Top Down or Bottom Up? Longitudinal assessment of the influence of professional practice gaps in gastrointestinal and endoscopic surgery on program content for the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) (2011–2016): a report from the SAGES Continuing Education Committee (CEC)

  • Don SelzerEmail author
  • Timothy Farrell
  • Erin Schwarz
  • Michael Fu
  • Justin Wu
  • Angel Reyes
  • Niazy Selim
  • Lisa McLemore
  • Vanessa Palter
  • John Paige
SAGES Continuing Education Committee Report
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In 2016, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) celebrated its 35th anniversary. Since its inception, SAGES has stressed the importance of educating its members in the latest technology and techniques. In fact, SAGES’ mission is “to improve quality patient care through education, research, and innovation and leadership, principally in gastrointestinal and endoscopic surgery.” The SAGES Continuing Education Committee (CEC) is the organization’s clearinghouse for this effort with responsibility for overseeing major educational programs including the Annual Scientific Meeting. To this end, the SAGES CEC works to enact the standards, policies, and requirements of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Board of Surgery (ABS). In doing so, the SAGES CEC has developed an effective means for identifying gaps in learners’ knowledge, competency, and performance through direct survey of Annual Meeting attendees. The...

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Disclosures

Don Selzer: Consulting fees from Cook Biotech, Research support for Bard, and consulting fees from PolyNovo; John Paige: Royalties as Co-Editor from Oxford University Press, Lead Faculty Team Training Grant from HRSA, Co-PI Software Development from LSU Board of Regents LIFT2, PI Assessment Tool Development from SGEA, PI Wound Healing from ACell, Inc; Timothy Farrell, Erin Schwarz, Michael Fu, Justin Wu, Angel Reyes, Niazy Selim, Lisa McLemore, and Vanessa Palter have no conflicts of interest or financial ties to disclose.

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© Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Don Selzer
    • 1
    Email author
  • Timothy Farrell
    • 2
  • Erin Schwarz
    • 3
  • Michael Fu
    • 3
  • Justin Wu
    • 4
  • Angel Reyes
    • 5
  • Niazy Selim
    • 6
  • Lisa McLemore
    • 7
  • Vanessa Palter
    • 8
  • John Paige
    • 9
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryIndiana University School of MedicineIndianapolisUSA
  2. 2.Department of GI SurgeryUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel HillUSA
  3. 3.SAGES Continuing Education Committee StaffLos AngelesUSA
  4. 4.Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical CenterSan DiegoUSA
  5. 5.Womack Army Medical CenterFort BraggUSA
  6. 6.Byrd Regional HospitalLeesvilleUSA
  7. 7.Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical CenterLos AngelesUSA
  8. 8.University of TorontoTorontoCanada
  9. 9.Department of SurgeryLouisiana State University Health Sciences CenterNew OrleansUSA

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