American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Tools and Resources

Scalpels

Utilize tools and resources to become a more effective surgeon advocate today.

Advocacy Handbook
Review this comprehensive guide to become a more effective advocate.

Congressional Calendar
View in-district work periods to determine when you might meet with your member of Congress at home.

DAHP Legislative Successes
Learn more about ACS legislative successes in the 115th Congress.

DAHP Advocacy Update
Learn more about the Division of Advocacy and Health Policy’s current legislative priorities.

Congressional Management Foundation
Find out inside information about how Congress works, what motivates congressional staff, and necessary skills to help influence public policy.

C-SPAN
Watch daily coverage of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, and other public policy forums.

Grassroots Guide
Become more educated about scheduling and tips for successful in-district meetings.

House of Representatives
Get to know representatives, leadership, committees, legislative activities, and process.

Inside Elections
Review ratings, news, and analysis pertaining to current political races around the country.

Legislation Lookup
Search for legislation of interest to you by title, activity, sponsor, key committee, and more.

Meeting Evaluation Form
Your feedback is important. Please share your advocacy experience with us.

U.S. Senate 
Get to know senators, leadership, committees, legislation, and process.