Nominate yourself or a Colleague for the SAGES Ingenuity Board of Directors
SAGES Ingenuity (SI), a recently incorporated subsidiary of SAGES, is seeking interested candidates to serve on our Board of Directors. SI was established to invest and accelerate innovation in support of the SAGES mission. Our goals are:
- To support SAGES in gaining financial autonomy through alternate revenue streams
- To strategically invest in developing technology in support of surgical innovation
- To pursue financial opportunities and services in support of the SAGES constituency
If you have experience with new technology development, startups, investing, and/or venture capital, please use the form below to submit your biosketch and a brief narrative on your qualifications and possible contributions. SAGES Membership is preferred but not required. Emphasis will also be given to elements of diversity across all dimensions, including race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or other aspects that bring a different voice and perspective to SI’s governance. All nominations are confidential and due no later than September 14, 2023.
SI plans to add two Board seats for which their two-year term will begin January 1, 2024. Selected candidates will join current board members: President Christopher Schlachta, MD; Vice President Aurora Pryor, MD, MBA; and, Secretary/Treasurer Steve Schwaitzberg, MD. Currently serving on the SI Boards’s Investment Committee are Carla M. Pugh, MD, PhD; Paresh C. Shah, MD; Barry Salky, MD; and Mark A. Talamini, MD, MBA.
Note: Service on the SI Board is wholly separate from SAGES and will not impact any future nomination to SAGES Board or leadership position(s). Service will also NOT create a conflict of interest with SAGES CME activities. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.