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ACS Foundation

ACS Foundation

The generosity of donors allows the ACS Foundation to provide funding for College initiatives and its goals of improving surgical patient care and ensuring the professional standing of surgeons wherever they practice. The ACS Foundation is recognized as a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization. Contributions to the ACS Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

All donations go directly to nonrevenue programs of the College since all ACS Foundation expenses are paid for by the College.

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Sponsor a Medical Student

Sponsor a medical student and help prepare the next generation of surgical leaders. Your gift to the Sponsor a Medical Student initiative will ensure that medical students can participate in the career-enhancing Medical Student Program at Clinical Congress to build their knowledge of surgical career options and enhance their engagement with the College.  

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Thank You

Thank you to all of our mentors and those who have honored them with a donation to the ACS Foundation in honor of National Doctors' Day 2017.

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Foundation News

The American College of Surgeons has secured an educational grant from Pacira to develop Opioids and Surgery: Use, Abuse, and Alternatives, a multifaceted initiative to educate patients and surgeons on opioid use in in surgical care.

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Plan Your Legacy

Planned giving is a great opportunity to support your passion beyond your lifetime. If you would like to extend your support of the ACS Foundation to make a lasting impact, there are several gift arrangements to choose from.

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Annual Report

The ACS Foundation promotes voluntary philanthropy from Fellows and friends of the College. Generous contributions from our donors allow the College to continue and enhance its enriching portfolio of services, which benefit surgeons and their patients. The Foundation’s 2015 Annual Report provides a snapshot of the meaningful outcomes—all made possible by our donors.

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