Introduction: SAGES Masters Program Bariatric Pathway

  • Daniel B. Jones
  • Linda Schultz
  • Brian P. Jacob


The SAGES Masters Program outlines a course of study for the practicing surgeon interested in learning more about metabolic and bariatric surgery. The curriculum progresses from competency to proficiency to the mastery curriculum. The bariatric pathway draws on lectures, video, and other educational contents such as the ASMBS Essentials. Learners are invited to the SAGES Bariatric Surgery Facebook channel to ask questions and share experience. Video submission, feedback, and coaching are novel elements of the Masters Program.


SAGES Masters Program Maintenance of certification Training Credentialing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel B. Jones
    • 1
  • Linda Schultz
    • 2
  • Brian P. Jacob
    • 3
  1. 1.Weight Loss Surgery Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Shapiro Clinical CenterBostonUSA
  2. 2.Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic SurgeonsLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.Mount Sinai Health System, Department of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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