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Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

The SSAT 60th Annual Meeting at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) will take place in San Diego, CA, May 18-21, 2019. DDW is the world's largest gathering of physicians, researchers and industry in the fields of gastrointestinal surgery, gastroenterology, hepatology, and endoscopy. Update your knowledge: attend high-quality sessions where you can get practical and useful take-home information; view cutting-edge research: get exclusive access to top-tier research and discuss changes in GI with leaders in the field; and meet thought leaders: in-person networking allows you to meet and collaborate with your colleagues from around the world.

Preliminary Program
The Preliminary Program, including complete Poster Sessions, is now available online.
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Registration and Housing
Registration and housing is now open. Registration is only available online. Be sure to have the preliminary program and the registration checklist on hand to make your selections. After completing the registration process, you will be able to make your hotel reservation.
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DDW celebrating 50 years!


Past DDW on Demand

To access your past DDW On Demand online, go to and enter your badge number and last name used to register for DDW 2017. You will be prompted to create a password and you will not need your badge number after you are verified. On subsequent visits, visit, click Log In, and enter your username (email) and password.

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