FLS Testing available at the 2018 ACS Clinical Congress in Boston, MA!

The FLS exam will be available by appointment at the ACS Clinical Congress, in Boston, MA between 8:00am-5:00pm on the following dates: Monday, October 22, 2018 Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Before making an appointment to take the exam, you will need to prepare yourself by purchasing a FLS test voucher and reviewing […]

ABOG Announces New Eligibility Requirement for Board Certification

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) announced today that it is adding a new requirement – Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS™) – for physicians seeking board certification that will ensure that diplomates possess critical skills for the contemporary practice of obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN).  The new requirement will apply to residents graduating after […]

New FLS International Test Centers!

Congratulations to the following International locations on becoming official FLS Test Centers! American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon Johnson & Johnson Institution Beijin, Chayoang District, China College of Physicians & Surgeons – Pakistan, Karachi-Lahore-Islamabad, Sindh-Punjab-Federal Capital, Pakistan For a complete list and map of our FLS Test Centers and step-by-step instructions on how to […]

FLS Trainer Box Announcement

Recently, VTI Medical sent out an email blast announcing a repair service for laparoscopic trainer boxes. Although the images in this email may look familiar to those of you who have been involved with FLS,  SAGES is no longer associated with VTI Medical for FLS testing. Therefore, if you have an older trainer box in […]

OHSU Simulation Center in Portland Oregon becomes our newest FLS Test Center!

Congratulations to OHSU Simulation Center in Portland Oregon on becoming an official FLS Test Center! For a complete list and map of our FLS Test Centers and step-by-step instructions on how to schedule a testing appointment please visit https://www.flsprogram.org/testing-information/fls-test-

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth becomes our newest FLS Test Center!

Congratulations to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Portsmouth, VA on becoming an official FLS Test Center! For a complete list and map of our FLS Test Centers and step-by-step instructions on how to schedule a testing appointment please visit https://www.flsprogram.org/testing-information/fls-test-

Emory University in Atlanta, GA becomes our newest FLS Test Center!

Congratulations to Emory University in Atlanta, GA on becoming an official FLS Test Center! For a complete list and map of our FLS Test Centers and step-by-step instructions on how to schedule a testing appointment please visit https://www.flsprogram.org/testing-information/fls-test-centers/

Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY becomes our newest FLS Test Center!

Congratulations to Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY on becoming an official FLS Test Center! For a complete list and map of our FLS Test Centers and step-by-step instructions on how to schedule a testing appointment please visit https://www.flsprogram.org/testing-information/fls-test-centers/  

SAGES-ACS Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery™ (FLS) announces new supplier for the FLS Trainer Box and Accessories

SAGES-ACS Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery™ (FLS) announces new supplier for the FLS Trainer Box and Accessories. The committee overseeing the FLS Program, a joint educational program of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and The American College of Surgeons (ACS) will be granting exclusive rights for the manufacture and sale of the […]

FLS Opens International Test Centers, Issues 10,000th Certification

The SAGES/ACS Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) Program is celebrating two major milestones in 2015 with the opening of International FLS Test Centers in France and Saudi Arabia and having issued a landmark 10,000 FLS certifications. These remarkable achievements follow on the heels of the FLS program’s 10-year anniversary last October. Expanding FLS training and certification […]