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

In addition to the educational program for Clinical Congress 2018, the ACS has a number of special events, sessions, and activities planned for our attendees. 

2018 Highlights

Plan to attend Convocation where Fellowship is conferred on our 2018 Initiate class. Join your fellow attendees at the Opening Ceremony where the Colors and Canadian and American national anthems are presented, along with a short video highlighting the new President’s theme for the year. New this year, the ACS is holding sessions on Stop the Bleed and ACS Fellowship.

Special Interest Sessions

Want to learn more about ACS Chapters and building lasting connections? Come to the Chapter Speed Networking Session to meet with members of the Board of Governors Chapter Activities Workgroups. Are you a medical student interested in a program specially designed for those considering a career in surgery? Our Special Interest Sessions cover a wide range of topics.

25- and 50-Year Fellowship Class Recognition

The College would like to extend its appreciation to the 1968 and 1993 Initiate classes on their Fellowship anniversaries. The ACS will recognize these Fellowship classes at Clinical Congress 2018 and in the program of this year’s Convocation Ceremony.

Wellness Events

The ACS will be offering a variety of wellness activities during the week, including running and walking tours that will offer the opportunity to explore Boston, and early morning yoga, and a spin class to start your day.

Operation Sock DropOperation Sock Drop

All attendees of this year’s Clinical Congress are encouraged to participate in Operation Sock Drop to benefit Boston’s homeless.

ACS Taste of the City

Join us for Taste of the CityThe ACS Taste of the City is an opportunity to experience Boston’s beautiful waterfront and sunset while networking with your colleagues. Bring your appetite and plan to enjoy live music, fun activities and camaraderie with ACS leaders, staff, friends, and family members.

Exhibitor Events

Take advantage of the various exhibitor events taking place throughout Clinical Congress including sessions at the Innovation Theater and Corporate Satellite Symposia.

Career Fair

The annual ACS Career Fair is a unique recruiting event brings together hospitals, private practices, and health care organizations from around the country looking to meet top-level candidates from a variety of surgical specialties. We encourage all levels of interested ACS members, from residents through late-career surgeons, to visit the ACS Career Fair.