Institute for Surgical Excellence Presents Dr. Ajit Sachdeva with Maestro Award at 2019 Robotic Surgery Credentialing Consensus Conference



Convening in Celebration, FL, the Institute for Surgical Excellence welcomes leaders in the robotic industry for discussions regarding cutting-edge advancements in healthcare technology and setting the highest standards for the best patient care.

CELEBRATION, FLThe Institute for Surgical Excellence (ISE), a non-profit organization that convenes leading innovators, hospital executives, and surgeons to push the bounds of surgical standards and improve patient outcomes, recently hosted a Credentialing Conference in Celebration, FL. In attendance were representatives from dozens of institutions with extensive robotic surgery credentialing experience, including from surgical societies and industries.

The Institute for Surgical Excellence honored Dr. Ajit Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME, Director of Education for the American College of Surgeons, with the second annualMaestro Award.

As a recipient of the prestigious Maestro Award, Dr. Sachdeva is recognized as an exemplary individual who is not only a remarkable thought leader but also an expert in the field, able to think outside the box with invigorated goals and ideas. As the name of the award suggests, Dr. Sachdeva leads like a maestro conducting a symphony, believing in his cause and inspiring others to work together for ultimate success.

“The individuals gathered together here in Celebration are passionate, sharing a common goal of establishing standards and pursuing innovation to provide patients the best surgical care,” said Dr. Sachdeva, honored by the significance of the award presented to him. “Robotic-assisted surgery offers doctors another tool to advance the care of patients.”

Robotic surgery is continuing to transformhealthcare and is being adopted across many surgical specialties.

Dr. Sachdeva is an advocate for the development and implementation of systems to address the training and retraining needs of surgeons. He has served as president of several national professional organizations, including the Association for Surgical Education, Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education, American Association for Cancer Education, Council of Medical Specialty Societies, andAlliance for Clinical Education.

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About the Institute for Surgical Excellence (ISE)

ISE is a 501(c)(3) public charity, whose mission is to create lasting solutions for complex healthcare problems related to emerging technologies, with the ultimate goal to improve patient care and outcomes. ISE utilizes a systems-based approach (collective impact model) to bring together key stakeholders from a variety of sectors to identify issues, set clearly defined goals, facilitate collaboration, determine and fill gaps, and better inform health care consumers. ISE is embarking on a series of transformational projects with respect to the role and standards of surgical technologies, with the first and current focus on Robotic Surgery.  As part of this project, ISE continues to manage and develop the Robotic Training Network (RTN) through participation with hospitals across the country, and research-focused engagement with the Fundamentals of Robotics Surgery (FRS).



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