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 […]

FLS Testing available at the 2017 ACS Clinical Congress in San Diego, CA!

The FLS exam will be available by appointment at the ACS Clinical Congress Meeting, in San Diego, CA between 8:00am-5:00pm on the following dates: Monday, October 23, 2017 Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Before making an appointment to take the exam, you will need to prepare yourself by purchasing a FLS test […]

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 […]

New Pricing for Residency Programs

New Pricing for Residency programs in the US and Canada! Please note US Residents must provide ACGME or AOA Program Accreditation Code when submitting an order form. Please click here for more information. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact our department, (310) 437-0544 ext. 137    

New Retest Policy for FLS

Effective March 1, 2014, any test-taker wishing to retake one or both parts of the FLS exam that they did not complete successfully must do so within 18 months of their original exam date in order to be eligible for a retest voucher. Any test-taker wishing to retest more than 18 months from their original […]