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.

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.