Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
SSAT Year-End Newsletter

SSAT Year-End Newsletter
» President’s Message from Nathaniel J. Soper, M.D.
» SSAT 58h Annual Meeting at Digestive Disease Week 2017
» Frank G. Moody Memorial Fund for Research and Education in Digestive Surgery
» SSAT Award, Fellowship, and Scholarship Deadlines
» JOGS Online CME Offerings
» New Enduring Material Online CME Offerings
» SSAT Program Committee Report
» Thoughts from the Research Committee
» Diversity and Inclusion Liaison Committee Report
» Try the free iOS and Android App for the SSAT’s official journal, the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery (JOGS)
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» Support the SSAT Foundation

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Officers and Trustees

Nathaniel J. Soper, MD, President
Stanley W. Ashley, MD, President-Elect
Kevin E. Behrns, MD, Vice President
Mary T. Hawn, MD, Treasurer
Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, Secretary
Mark A. Talamini, MD, Recorder
Selwyn M. Vickers, MD, Chair
Imran Hassan, MD
Richard A. Hodin, MD
Daniel B. Jones, MD
Fabrizio Michelassi, MD
Robin S. McLeod, MD
Marco G. Patti, MD
Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD
Samuel Shuchleib Chaba, MD
Steven C. Stain, MD
Jean Nicolas Vauthey, MD
Matthew Walsh, MD
Sharon M. Weber, MD


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PLEASE NOTE – as of January 1, 2017, the SSAT office suite number will be Suite 4400. Please note this in your records.

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JOGS Online CME Offerings

The following nine articles are currently available in the JOGS Online CME Program:

  1. “Current Status of Management of Malignant Disease: What Are The Options for Premalignant Lesions of the Esophagus and Stomach?”

  2. “Perforations of the Esophagus and Stomach: What Should I Do?”

  3. “Current Status of Management of Malignant Disease: Current Management of Gastric Cancer”

  4. “Current Status of Management of Malignant Disease: Current Management of Esophageal Cancer”

  5. “Fecal Incontinence: Etiology, Diagnosis and Management”

  6. “Clostridium Difficile Infection From A Surgical Perspective”

  7. "What is the Learning Curve for Laparoscopic Major Hepatectomy?"

  8. "Current Evidence in Image-Guided Liver Surgery"

  9. "Development of Minimally Invasive Pancreatic Surgery: An Evidence-Based Systematic Review of Laparoscopic Versus Robotic Approaches"
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In accordance with ACCME standards, the JOGS Online CME Program provides a minimum of four (4) questions for each article. A score of 75% is required to receive CME credit with self-assessment (1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per completed article).