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Become a Member at Clinical Congress

Become a Member

If you are not already a member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), or know an interested nonmember colleague attending the Clinical Congress, visit the Become a Member booth to apply for ACS membership. The membership application fee will be waived for individuals applying at the meeting.

If you are planning to apply for membership at the meeting, please plan ahead and have an electronic method or a flash drive to upload these documents to support and speed your application.

  • Fellows (U.S. and Canada): Copy of board certification document, current curriculum vitae (CV), and names of five ACS Fellows to serve as references. Watch our video about the domestic application process
  • International Fellows: Copy of medical license, board/country certification document, current curriculum vitae (CV), and names of three ACS Fellows to serve as references. Watch our video about the international application process.
  • Associate Fellows: Copy of residency completion document or an official board/country certification document
  • Residents: Letter verifying training status
  • Medical Students: Letter verifying educational status
  • Affiliate Members: The name of a Fellow as a reference

Please familiarize yourself with the ACS Member Benefits and make time to apply for membership while at the meeting. We look forward to assisting you there. For additional information, please contact Member Services at ms@facs.org or 800-621-4111. The Become a Member booth will be located in the Registration Area and will be open the same hours as registration.