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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are committed to taking strategic actions that foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive trauma-informed culture that yields better outcomes for all staff, members, and the patients they serve.

The ACS Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We launched a formal Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in 2021 to build upon our long-standing commitment to DEI. Using proven DEI principles and practices, we are developing and implementing a sustainable strategy where staff and members produce meaningful and measurable results that contribute to better outcomes for all patients.

(L to R) Dr. Bonnie S. Mason, Dr. Cie Armstead, Dr. Wayne Meredith and Mrs. Gail Meredith at The ACS DEI Align and Connect Mixer at Clinical Congress 2022
(L to R) Dr. Bonnie S. Mason, Dr. Cie Armstead, Dr. Wayne Meredith and Mrs. Gail Meredith at The ACS DEI Align and Connect Mixer at Clinical Congress 2022

Meet Our DEI Directors

Cie Armstead, MPA, DBA

Bonnie Simpson Mason, MD, FAAOS

In our commitment to align DEI work being done across the college, the Office of DEI seeks to support, advise, or collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.  Establishing these connections will bolster the Office of DEI’s objectives to:

  • Develop an overall strategic plan for DEI and antiracism efforts in the College and with our partners to maximize the benefits of our collective work
  • Build a trauma-informed approach into all DEI efforts without causing unintentional harm in addressing DEI and antiracism
  • Align DEI programmatic and curricular content to be consistent with common DEI tenets according to subject matter expertise
  • Meaningfully integrate the core values of the College into the work being developed or that which is proximate to the College

Please contact the Office of DEI at ACS-DEI@facs.org with new or updated information on any of your DEI-related programs, projects, or initiatives.


 

DEI in Action Across the College