The Seeds of Success…ACS Values
At the American College of Surgeons (ACS), we take pride in the work we do in support of our mission. We understand the importance of having common values guide our actions and decision-making each day.
The following values represent the ethical ideals and standards of behavior that each employee of ACS strives to live out through excellent communication, team spirit, and a sense of fun!
PROFESSIONALISM – exemplify the highest standards of accountability, honesty, responsibility, loyalty, and respect
EXCELLENCE – aspiring to exceed internal and external standards that define our commitment to outstanding work outcomes
INNOVATION – continuously seeking profound creative and forward-thinking improvements to advance organizational goals and individual effectiveness
INTROSPECTION – motivated to seek continuous self-improvement through self-awareness, self-assessment, and professional development
INCLUSION – actively engage all appropriate individuals and/or entities to collaboratively harness their collective intelligence