The Board of Governors is the representative body of the ACS, and its members serve a critical role as liaisons between the Board of Regents and the Fellows. They bring forth the voices and views of their surgical colleagues and develop resources to support Fellows.
The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors has eight members who coordinate with the Board of Regents and collaborate with ACS Divisions. They hold monthly conference calls, host Governor orientation webinars and meetings, and plan the Annual Business Meeting.
The Board of Governors is structured under six Pillars and 13 Workgroups. These include Education and Diversity Pillars along with Workgroups focused on best practices, surgical training, and more.
Creighton University School of Medicine and Valleywise Health, Phoenix, AZ
McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL
NYU Langhorne Health, New York, NY
Private Practice, Reading, PA
Cooper University Health Care, Moorestown, NJ
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
ACS Governors must be active Fellows of the College in good standing and share their interest in becoming an ACS Governor with their surgical specialty society and/or ACS Chapter.Learn More
These resources include summaries of Governor Annual Surveys, articles of interest, various tools developed by Governors, and onboarding materials intended to help Governors in their duties and responsibilities.Access Resources