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58th Annual Meeting

Ticketed Session indicates a ticketed session requiring a separate registration and fee.
CME Session indicates a session offering CME with self-assessment.
Register for the SSAT Annual Meeting at DDW, then supplement your Annual Meeting experience by adding the following ticketed sessions.

Ticketed and Highlighted Sessions
Ticketed Session SSAT Hands-On Sessions
Saturday, May 6, 2017, 9-11 a.m.; 12-2 p.m.; 3–5 p.m.

Enhance your 2017 DDW® experience with this year’s SSAT Hands-On Sessions. Sessions will be held on Saturday, May 6th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at Northwestern University. Complimentary shuttle service will be provided from McCormick Place. Engage in an intensive workshop experience with expert faculty on the latest developments within 3 different sessions highlighting the GI tract. The three concurrent Hands-On Sessions will focus on:
Ticketed Session 3rd Annual SSAT Foundation Awards Reception
Sunday, May 7, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Crystal Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Chicago

The SSAT Foundation Awards Reception will take place on Sunday, May 7, 2017, from 7:00-9:00 PM at the Hyatt Regency Chicago during the SSAT Annual Meeting at DDW 2017. The Awards Reception will recognize the recipients of the 2017 Career Development Award, Fischer International Traveling Fellowship for Surgeons in Academic Practice, Mentored Research Awards, Warshaw Master Educator Award, and Rikkers Master Clinician Award, as well as the recipients of the 2017 Residents and Fellows Research Conference Plenary Presentation Prizes.

All proceeds from the reception will help support the Foundation’s initiatives. Plan to join us in honoring your colleagues and celebrating the successes of the SSAT Foundation. Tickets are only 25 USD. Show your support for the SSAT Foundation; register to attend the Awards Reception by purchasing your tickets today!

Ticketed Session SSAT Breakfast with the Experts and Meet-the-Professor Luncheons
Breakfasts run from 6:30–7:45 a.m; lunches run from 12:30–1:45 p.m.

Meet-the-Professor Luncheons and Breakfasts with the Experts are an opportunity to participate in a scholarly, dynamic discussion in an informal, small-group atmosphere; a meal is included. Each session is 75 USD—or 60 USD when you sign up for one each day (180 USD for a three-session package).

Sunday, May 7, 2017 Monday, May 8, 2017 Tuesday, May 9, 2017 *The Writers Workshop is a two-day interactive session led by editorial board members and/or senior editors of several surgical journals including the SSAT’s own Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. Participants will gain insight into scientific writing and peer review with practical tips for manuscript preparation and for navigating the publication process.

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