SSAT Foundation Establishes the Frank G. Moody Memorial Fund for Research and Education in Digestive Surgery
The Board of Trustees of the SSAT Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Frank G. Moody Memorial Fund for Research and Education in Digestive Surgery. The purpose of the Moody Memorial Fund is to further his lifelong passion in developing the next generation of GI surgeons, by helping the SSAT achieve its ongoing mission of research and education through the advancement of the science and practice of surgery in the treatment of digestive disease.
SSAT Foundation Year-End Report
The SSAT Foundation 2016 Year-End Report is now available online, or in a print-friendly version. This report features the following:
- SSAT Foundation Chair's Message
- SSAT Foundation History
- Frank G. Moody Memorial Fund for Research and Education in Digestive Surgery
- 2016 Career Development Award Recipients
- 2016 Residents and Fellows Research Conference Presentation Awards
- 2016 Invited Speaker Sessions at the SSAT Annual Meeting
- 2016 Mentored Research Award Recipients
- 2016 Traveling Fellowships
- 2016 Master Educator and Clinician Awards
- Foundation Awards Reception Review
- A Look Back at Nearly Three Decades of SSAT Career Development Awards
- Major Gifts Honor Roll
- Giving Opportunities
- AmazonSmile: Support the SSAT Foundation
- 2017 Foundation Award Application Deadlines
When thinking about your year-end giving, please consider the SSAT Foundation! If you have already made a contribution, thank you; if not, please consider making a secure online donation today.
3rd Annual SSAT Foundation Awards Reception
The SSAT Foundation will hold its 3rd Annual Awards Reception on Sunday, May 7, 2017 in the Crystal Ballroom, Green West, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago during the SSAT Annual Meeting at DDW 2017. The Awards Reception will recognize the recipients of the 2017 Career Development Award, Fischer International Traveling Fellowship for Surgeons in Academic Practice, Mentored Research Awards, Warshaw Master Educator Award, and Rikkers Master Clinician Award. The Awards Reception will again feature a Silent Auction. All proceeds from the reception and the silent auction will help support the Foundation's initiatives, so join us in honoring your colleagues and celebrating the successes of the SSAT Foundation. Tickets are only 25 USD. Show your support for the SSAT Foundation; purchase your tickets today to attend the Awards Reception!
The SSAT Foundation gave out over 320,000 USD in Traveling Fellowships and Awards at the last two Foundation Awards Receptions. 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 this year’s awards. Make a donation today and show your support of GI Research and Education; your investment in the Foundation will help today’s surgeons create tomorrow’s advances in patient care.
Your donations make a difference! See what the SSAT Foundation has accomplished by looking back at past recipients of the Career Development Award, which, since its inception in 1987, has fostered the careers of over 27 outstanding surgeon-scientists.
View Photos from the 2015 SSAT Foundation Awards Reception here.