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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.

Membership Benefits
ACS
Governance

About the Board of Governors Leadership

The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors is comprised of eight members.

Coordination with Board of Regents

  • Three officer positions serve as ex-officio members on Board of Regents and attend Board of Regents Meetings.
  • The Vice Chair of the Board of Regents serves as an ex-officio.

Collaboration with ACS Divisions

  • Each of the six ACS Pillars are represented by an Executive Committee member who serves as a Pillar Lead.
  • Pillar Leads hold quarterly calls with division directors.

Activities

  • Hold monthly virtual meetings
  • Host Governor Orientation Webinars/Meetings
  • Plan Governor activities at Clinical Congress and Leadership Summit
  • Select Nominating Committee of the Board of Governor members
  • Appoint B/G Workgroup members, Chairs, Vice-Chairs, and Governor liaisons

Current Officers

Ross Goldberg, MD, FACS
GENERAL SURGERY

Ross Goldberg, MD, FACS

Chair, Board of Governors

Creighton University School of Medicine and Valleywise Health, Phoenix, AZ

Lillian S. Kao, MD, FACS
General surgery

Lillian S. Kao, MD, FACS

Vice Chair & Quality, Research, and Optimal Patient Care Pillar Lead

McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX

Marion Curtiss Henry, MD, FACS
PEDIATRIC SURGERY

Marion Curtiss Henry, MD, FACS

Secretary, Board of Governors

University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL

Cherisse D. Berry, MD, FACS
General Surgery

Cherisse D. Berry, MD, FACS

Diversity Pillar Lead

NYU Langhorne Health, New York, NY

Shannon M. Foster, MD, FACS
General Surgery

Shannon M. Foster, MD, FACS

Communications Pillar Lead

Private Practice, Reading, PA

Amit R. Joshi, MD, FACS
General Surgery

Amit R. Joshi, MD, FACS

Education Pillar Lead

Cooper University Health Care, Moorestown, NJ

Maie A. St. John, MD, PhD, FACS
Otolaryngology–head and neck surgery

Maie A. St. John, MD, PhD, FACS

Member Services Pillar Lead

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Don J. Selzer MD, FACS
General Surgery

Don J. Selzer MD, FACS

Advocacy Pillar Lead

Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Awards Program

The Board of Governors Executive Committee of the American College of Surgeons invites you to watch the 2021 Board of Governors' Awards Program at 7:00 pm CDT on October 26.