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

Video-Based Education Submission

The Video-Based Education program’s mission is to educate surgeons and members of surgical teams in order to improve the care of the surgical patient as well as safeguard the standards of care in an optimal practice environment.

Who Should Submit a Video?

  • Surgeons
  • Surgical residents

What Should Be Submitted?

A video that is a maximum of 10 minutes and narrated in English. The video must be compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). In addition to the video, an abstract must be submitted. The abstract requires a 250-maximum word summary of the surgical case being presented, five keywords related to your video, and one educational or technical point addressed by the video. We also ask that you provide at least two related clinical-based questions.

Please review the Video Submissions Guidelines before submitting your abstract.

Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 11:59 pm (CST)

Notifications will be sent the first week of June 2021. Please make sure to add to your approved senders list.


Accepted videos will become a part of the ACS Video Library at the author’s consent.

Submit a Video


Christopher Ratliff
Video-Based Education Administrator