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SSAT Foundation Awards Reception Silent Auction
The 3rd Annual SSAT Foundation Awards Reception will take place on Sunday, May 7, 2017, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, in the Crystal Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The event 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!

Silent auction items include:

  • 2 Nites @ 1-BR NYC Hotel Suite
    Stay for two nights in a one-bedroom apartment suite in the heart of New York City’s Midtown at the boutique Sherry-Netherland Hotel, located at 59th and 5th Ave at Central Park across from the Plaza. This iconic landmark has a blend of classic luxury, modern comforts, lavish amenities, and unsurpassed service that makes for an unforgettable stay for elite New York travelers and celebrities. Expiration: May 21, 2018. Donated by Drs. Joan and Jeffrey Matthews.

  • 2 Tix, 2-Day Breeders' Cup
    Enjoy two finish-line tickets to the two-day Breeders Cup Horseracing Championship, November 3 & 4, 2017. This year, the Breeders’ Cup makes its debut at the iconic Del Mar Racetrack, where the turf meets the surf Southern California style. Del Mar is only 30 minutes north of San Diego, whose vibrant nightlife, beautiful beaches, and sunny days guarantee a perfect trifecta. Donated by Drs. Susan Galandiuk and Hiram Polk.

  • 2 Tix, Home Bruins Game
    Pack your black and gold and head to historic Boston, Massachusetts, to experience a Bruins home game. Enjoy two center ice (Loge Section 1) tickets and watch the six-time Stanley Cup champions at one home game during the 2017-18 Season. Donated by David W. Rattner, MD.

  • 4 Tix, Home PHL Phillies Game
    Enjoy four tickets to any one of several (about 10) Philadelphia Phillies home games this summer during the 2017 season. The tickets are in the exclusive HALL OF FAME CLUB, section 228, row 5, along the third base line, at the level of the pitcher’s mound. Great sight lines. Foul ball territory – bring your glove! Access to numerous bars, great food, air conditioning, and other amenities. Choose from 1 of about 10 home games this summer. Donated by Charles Yeo, MD.

  • 2 Tix, Home Alabama Game
    Get your red ready and head down to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, for an Alabama Crimson Tide home game! Enjoy two tickets at Bryant-Denny Stadium to watch one of the most storied and decorated football programs in Division 1 history. Expiration: May 21, 2018. Donated by Selwyn M. Vickers, MD.

  • 2 Tix, Home Bears Game
    Score big with two incredible tickets to a home Bears game. Both the Bears-Vikings Monday Night Football game on October 9, 2017, and the Bears-Panthers game on Sunday afternoon, October 22, 2017, are available, and will be auctioned separately. You’ll have great sight lines of the action from your seats in Section 340 Chicago's Soldier Field. Down, set, hike, BID! Donated by Nathaniel J. Soper, MD.

2 Nights at a One-Bedroom Apartment Suite at the
Boutique Sherry-Netherland Hotel

located at 59th and 5th Ave at
Central Park and the Plaza, New York, NY

Boutique Sherry-Netherland Hotel Image 1
Boutique Sherry-Netherland Hotel Image 2 Boutique Sherry-Netherland Hotel Image 3

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Two Tickets, Two-Day Breeders' Cup.

Breeders' Cup Breeders' Cup

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Photos courtesy of Eclipse Sportswire / Breeders' Cup Photos ©

Four Tickets, Philadelphia Phillies Home Game

Philadelphia Phillies Home Game

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Two Tickets, Alabama Crimson Tide Football Home Game

Alabama Crimson Tide Football Home Game

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Photo courtesy of Matthew Tosh © CC BY-SA 2.0

All proceeds from the reception and silent auction help support the Foundation’s initiatives. During this exceptional event the Foundation gave out 160,000 USD in support of the society’s 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 year’s awards. Donate today!

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