Margrét Oddsdóttir, MD had a profound influence on many physicians’ careers, professionally and personally. She helped shape their practices and surgical expertise and experience, while also shaping the Icelandic health system. Dr. Oddsdóttir’s lifelong commitment to international education and research has enriched the world of many surgeons, which is why the SAGES Education & Research Foundation has established The Margrét Oddsdóttir International Traveling Fellowship Award.
This award supports up to $5,000 of the travel, lodging, and registration expenses for an international surgeon and a member of her/his team. The award is administered by the SAGES Foundation and presented at the SAGES Annual Meeting.