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

Application Cycle and Deadlines

The 2019 Application Cycle

The application period is currently closed. Please contact Susan Newman at, or 312-202-5771, to receive notification for the beginning of the next application cycle, which will be approximately March 2019.

For information on becoming a Fellow, please visit our Become a Member section or contact ACS Member Services at 312-202-5000. 



Submission of personal applications

Process opens early March 2019. Must be submitted online by May 17, 2019.

Nominations of a colleague

Must be submitted online by April 26, 2019.

Submission of letters of reference (secured by ACS Division of Education)

Must be submitted online by June 7, 2019.

Notification to applicants

Applicants will be notified of the outcome in early August 2019.

Induction Ceremony of the Academy of Master Surgeon Educators in Chicago

October 4, 2019

Please note: Selected Members, Associate Members, and Affiliate Members must be present at the Induction Ceremony in order to be in the Academy. If there is a scheduling conflict, induction would be delayed until 2020.