CHICAGO MAY 4, 2014 The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) will honor important contributions to the field of endoscopy during the tenth annual ASGE Crystal Awards on Sunday, May 4, 2014. Hosted by ASGE and the ASGE Foundation, this year's event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Navy Pier in Chicago, Ill.
Held in conjunction with Digestive Disease Week (DDW), the ASGE Crystal Awards will recognize this year's award winners for their achievements and contributions to the profession and the society. Proceeds from the Crystal Awards support ASGE's clinical research, physician education and public outreach initiatives.
The event will feature dinner and award presentations to honorees by ASGE President Kenneth K. Wang, MD, FASGE, ASGE President-elect Colleen M. Schmitt, MD, MHS, FASGE, ASGE Foundation Chair Robert A. Ganz, MD, FASGE and Master of Ceremonies, ASGE Past President David L. Carr-Locke, MD, FASGE.
To make a tax-deductible contribution to the ASGE Foundation, stop by the ASGE Store, located in McCormick Place South Hall at DDW or visit http://www.asge.org or call (630) 573-0600 or (800) 343-ASGE (2743).
Rudolf V. Schindler Award
Jerome H. Siegel, MD, FASGE, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York City, New York
ASGE's highest honor, this award is given to a member whose accomplishments in endoscopic research, teaching and/or service to ASGE exemplifies the standards and traditions of Rudolf V. Schindler, MD, founder of the American Gastroscopic Club, the forerunner of ASGE.
Master Endoscopist Award
Roy M. Soetikno, MD, FASGE, VA Palo Alto, Palo Alto, California
This award recognizes a physician who spends the majority of his/her time in patient care and is recognized regionally or nationally for his/her expertise and longitu
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