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SAGES University MASTERS Program: Colorectal Pathway

  • Daniel B. JonesEmail author
  • Linda Schultz
  • Brian P. Jacob
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Abstract

SAGES University MASTERS Program will offer members ongoing opportunities for performance improvement at all stages of their career. It leverages SAGES educational content to provide surgeons a clear pathway of coursework that progresses along a continuum from a competency curriculum to a proficiency curriculum to a mastery curriculum in eight areas of focus (hernia, flex endo, foregut, biliary, bariatrics, colorectal, robotics, and acute care). Participation is optional, available to SAGES members only, and may be pursued over the course of a career as part of professional Maintenance of Certification. Note: we will certify progression and completion of the educational program; we do not certify the practicing surgeon.

Keywords

Colon Competency Proficiency Mastery Coaching 

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Copyright information

© Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel B. Jones
    • 1
    Email author
  • Linda Schultz
    • 2
  • Brian P. Jacob
    • 3
  1. 1.Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Harvard University Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic SurgeonsLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of SurgeryNew YorkUSA

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