Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
58th Annual Meeting Preview at DDW 2017

58th Annual Meeting Preview at DDW 2017
» Registration and Housing for DDW 2017
» Information on Ticketed Sessions
» CME with Self-Assessment Opportunities
» Cameron Guest Oration
» Moody State-of-the-Art Lecture
» SSAT Foundation Awards Reception & Silent Auction
» Diversity Symposium & Reception

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Beverly, MA 01915
Tel. (978) 927-8330
Fax: (978) 524-8890

Registration and Housing for DDW 2017
It’s not too late to register for the 58th SSAT Annual Meeting at Digestive Disease Week, May 6-9, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois, as well as for the SSAT-sponsored supplemental scientific offerings—the Hands-On Sessions, and the Breakfasts with the Experts and Meet-the-Professor Luncheons. More...

Information on Ticketed Sessions
Don’t forget to supplement your meeting registration with the outstanding lineup of ticketed SSAT Sessions, including: the Esophagus and Gastric, HPB, and Small Bowel/Colorectal Hands-On Sessions; Breakfasts with the Experts; and Meet-the-Professor Luncheons. More...

CME with Self-Assessment Opportunities
The SSAT 58th Annual Meeting provides sessions offering CME with Self-Assessment. More...

Cameron Guest Oration
Dr. Nathaniel J. Soper, SSAT President, has selected Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD, Marjory K. and Thomas Pozefsky Professor of Surgery and Epidemiology and Associate Vice Chair of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University for the 2017 Doris and John L. Cameron Guest Oration. His lecture, “Of Math and Medicine,” is scheduled for Sunday, May 7, 2017, from 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM, in Room S504 of McCormick Place. Dr. Segev will discuss how novel mathematical techniques and big data analysis can change surgical practice. More...

Moody State-of-the-Art Lecture
Dr. Selwyn Vickers, SSAT Chair, has selected Janis M. Orlowski, MD, MACP, a nephrologist and the Chief Healthcare Officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), as the 2017 Maja and Frank G. Moody State-of-the-Art Lecture. Her lecture, “Planning Healthcare for Tomorrow, During Turbulent Times Today,” is scheduled for Monday, May 8, 2017, from 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM, in Room S504 of McCormick Place. Dr. Orlowski will discuss the AAMC’s efforts to improve healthcare quality and advance the academic medical center of the future. More...

SSAT Foundation Awards Reception & Silent Auction
At this year’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, the 3rd Annual SSAT Foundation Awards Reception will take place on Sunday, May 7th, from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM in the Crystal Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The Awards Reception will again feature a Silent Auction. More...

Diversity Symposium & Reception
Plan on attending this year’s DDW Diversity Symposium, “Career Development Strategies for Diverse Faculty,” on Monday, May 8, 2017, from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM in Grant Park A of the Hyatt McCormick Place, then join friends and colleagues to network and explore professional opportunities at the DDW Diversity Reception, a special event to celebrate diversity and to promote relationship-building among minorities in GI. More...