Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
SSAT October Newsletter

SSAT October Newsletter
» Presidentís Message from Jeffrey B. Matthews, M.D.
» Call for Abstracts for the 54th Annual Meeting at Digestive Disease Week 2013
» SSAT Awards and Fellowship Deadlines
» Membership Upgrades
» Sponsor a new SSAT Member Today
» Support the SSAT Foundation

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Presidentís Message from Jeffrey B. Matthews, M.D.
Jeffrey B. Matthews, SSAT President
Jeffrey B. Matthews, M.D.
As summer draws to a close, we are actively planning what should prove to be an exciting 54th Annual Meeting which will take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, in conjunction with Digestive Diseases Week, May 17-21, 2013. Online abstract submission will begin in the early fall, and the deadline for submission of abstracts will be December 1, 2012. More...

Call for Abstracts for the 54th Annual Meeting at Digestive Disease Week 2013
The SSATís 54th Annual Meeting at DDW will be held in Orlando, Florida, from May 17Ė21, 2013. Abstract and video submissions will be accepted for presentation consideration at the 2013 SSAT Annual Meeting, from October 18, 2012, until the abstract submission period closes Saturday, December 1, 2012, at 9:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, so visit the SSAT website at www.ssat.com to submit your abstracts.

SSAT Awards and Fellowship Deadlines
Complete award and fellowship details including criteria, application instructions, and required supporting materials are available on the SSAT website. More...

Membership Upgrades
Attention SSAT Members: Have you recently completed your surgical training program? Have you become Board Certified? Have you just retired from medical practice?

If the answer to any of these questions is yes then it is time for you to upgrade your SSAT Membership! More...

Sponsor a new SSAT Member Today
The SSAT was founded in 1960 to bring together the best and brightest gastrointestinal surgeons from around the world. Drawing from the leading medical schools and hospitals in the United States and abroad, the SSAT membership is composed of many of todayís leading practitioners, teachers, and young surgeons. More..

Support the SSAT Foundation
The SSAT Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. The Foundation was established in 2000 to help the Society achieve its ongoing mission to advance the science and practice of surgery in the treatment of digestive disease. More...