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.
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.
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:
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.
"A critical step in improving trust in the US medical system and improving disparities in cancer and surgical care is the recruitment of Native American individuals in medicine."