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ACS Foundation

ACS Foundation

Donate NowThe 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.

National Doctors’ Day

2017 National Doctors' Day

The career path you chose to become a surgeon was not an easy one. Did you have a trusted mentor to help guide you? Tribute gifts—gifts made in memory of or in honor of someone—are a thoughtful way to say thank you.

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Impact of Giving

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Using Battlefield Experience to Provide Better Care for Soldiers and Civilians

Thanks to the generous support of donors, a new alliance will be able to work on the education and training for military surgeons, ultimately leading to better care for the men and women serving in the United States Armed Forces and civilians.

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Foundation News

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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

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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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