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Global Robotic Assisted Surgery Podcast

Launched in 2023, GRASP is for surgeons and other surgical professionals to get to grips with the evolution of surgery. Learn from leading surgeons, and other guests, who will be discussing different topics within the field of robotic assisted surgery. Advance your career and join the surgical evolution, it is all within your GRASP.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery Week 2024

Where Laparoscopy and Robotics Meet
September 25 – 28, 2024
Wyndham® Lake Buena Vista Resort
Disney Springs® Area Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

MISWeek 2024, SLS’s annual meeting, is a multidisciplinary meeting with content covering a range of specialties including general surgery, gynecology, endourology, pediatric surgery, surgical oncology, colorectal surgery, bariatric surgery and robotics. Its target audience consists of general surgeons, gynecologists, urologists, pediatric, thoracic surgeons and others interested in laparoscopic, endoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive surgical techniques and technologies. The meeting is open to surgeons, clinicians, allied health professionals, students, residents, fellows, and others.

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SLS Fellowships

Training Opportunities In Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery

The Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons is committed to provide educational opportunities for Residents and Fellows in Training who are interested in pursuing a career in minimally invasive surgery and/or surgical simulation. Listed below are current fellowship opportunities:

A very small number of highly qualified centers with appropriate expertise have been selected as sites for these fellowships.

These centers are academically sound and respected. Fellows will have the opportunity to grow and expand their skills and understanding in their selected area.

SLS is proud to present with the following programs:

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Online CME Credits

Access Medical Education from Professionals Now!
Up-to-date CME material From medical professionals like you.
Access on desktop and mobile devices​.

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This site contains Educational Videos which are open access and available worldwide in multiple formats.

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Prevention & Management of Laparoendoscopic Surgical Complications

Prevention and Management of Laparoendoscopic Surgical Complications, Third Edition (PM3) is a medical textbook that covers Laparoscopy, Endoscopy, and Minimally Invasive Surgery and other advances that help patients recover quickly and safely.

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Top Gun Advanced Laparoscopic Skills and Suturing Program: Online CME

Top Gun gives you those skills that you need to operate in the advanced laparoscopic environment such as superior targeting skills, two-hand choreography, and 3D depth perception compensation. All of these are needed attributes of a front line 21st Century Surgeon.

Become a top gun surgeon by participating in the Top Gun Laparoscopic Skills & Suturing Program. Top Gun is an unbelievable program that decreases the time that it takes to learn how to intracorporeally suture from 350 hours to 12 hours and is now available in an interactive, exciting, iBooks format.

Top Gun Skills & Suturing Program: Online CME



Nezhat’s History of Endoscopy
A Historical Analysis of Endoscopy’s Ascension Since Antiquity

In 2005 pioneering surgeon Dr. Camran Nezhat was awarded a fellowship by The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology to research and write this important history. In Washington, DC at ACOG and the Library of Congress, he and brilliant researcher Barbara Page sorted through the treasure-trove of materials.

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