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How to Write a Good Manuscript

The November edition of SSAT Residents Corner focuses on "How to write a good manuscript”. The video features Dr. Maria Altieri, a third year general surgery resident, and Dr. Mark Talamini, the chairman of the Department of Surgery at Stony Brook University Hospital and the Editor-in-Chief for Surgical Endoscopy. Writing a manuscript is a craft that has to be mastered. The video features helpful tips and instructions.

Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2016 Abstract Submission Site- Now OPEN

Abstract Submission Dates:
OPENS: 9 a.m., ET, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015
CLOSES: 9 p.m., ET, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Digestive Disease Week (DDW) is the world’s largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Share your cutting-edge, unique research findings with leaders in the field of digestive diseases. By submitting your abstract for presentation consideration at the SSAT Annual Meeting and DDW2016, you become part of the momentum to establish, discuss, and promote basic, clinical, and translational research on a global stage.

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Fellowship Council Non-ACGME Advanced Colorectal & Thoracic Fellowships Application Deadline November 16, 2016

The Fellowship Council announces that the 2015 Non-ACGME Advanced Colorectal and Thoracic Fellowship Match opened on Monday, August 3, 2015.

Important Upcoming Match Cycle Dates:
August 3, 2015: Application Process Opens
November 16, 2015: Application Process Closes and Letter of Recommendation Deadline
November 30, 2015: Inform Applicants of Interview Status
January 13, 2016: Match Rank Order Deadline
January 21, 2016: Match Date

The Fellowship Council Non-ACGME Advanced Colorectal and Thoracic Fellowship programs:

Program Name Location Total # Fellowship Positions Program Director(s)
Colorectal/MIS Fellowship Program at Lankenau Medical Center Wynnewood, Pennsylvania 1 John Marks
Colorectal/MIS Fellowship Program at Orlando Health Colon & Rectal Clinic of Orlando,
Orlando, Florida
2 Joseph Gallagher
Renee Mueller
Colorectal/MIS Fellowship Program at University of Texas Medical School at Houston Houston, Texas 2 Eric M. Haas
Thomas Bartley Pickron
Colorectal/MIS Fellowship Program at Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital Weston, Florida 2 Steven D Wexner
Colorectal/MIS Fellowship Program at Mayo Clinic Arizona Phoenix, Arizona 1 Tonia M Young-Fadok
David A Etzioni
Colorectal/MIS Fellowship Program at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Chicago, Illinois 1 John Park
Slawomir Marecik
Colorectal/MIS Fellowship Program at Swedish Issaquah Medical Center Seattle, Washington 1 Amir Loucas Bastawrous
Colorectal/MIS Fellowship Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, Maryland 1 Susan Gearhart
Jonathan Efron
Thoracic Fellowship Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2 Walter J. Scott
Stacey Su
Thoracic Fellowship Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts 2 Jon Wee
Raphael Bueno
Thoracic Fellowship Program at Duke University Hospital Durham, North Carolina 1 Matthew Hartwig
Thoracic Fellowship Program at South Miami Hospital Miami, Florida 1 Mark Dylewski
Thoracic Fellowship Program at Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota 1 K. Robert Shen
Thoracic Fellowship Program at Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington Seattle, Washington 1 Ralph W. Aye
Thoracic Fellowship Program at UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Passavant, UPMC Mercy, UPMC St. Margaret, UPMC Northwest, UPMC Horizon, UPMC McKeesport, Magee Womens’ Hospital of UPMC Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 4 James D. Luketich
Jonathan D'Cunha

Applicants can visit www.fellowshipcouncil.org for additional information.

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