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Accredited Education Institutes

The American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institutes (ACS-AEI) educate and train practicing surgeons, surgical residents, medical students, and members of the surgical team using simulation-based education

Since we launched the ACS-AEI program in 2005, we have set standards for how surgical education and training should be offered at Accredited Education Institutes. Our goal is to promote patient safety through the use of simulation, to develop new education and technologies, identify best practices, and promote research and collaboration among our institutes. We also evaluate the impact of education through long-term follow-up of learners and analyze how to best incorporate aspects of surgical research into surgical education.

Take advantage of the enormous benefits this program offers to surgeons, residents, medical students, members of the surgical team, and ultimately to the surgical patients, by applying for accreditation.

AEI R&D Committee Manual

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The ACS-Accredited Education Institutes Research and Development Committee’s research manual, ACS Principles and Practice for Simulation and Surgical Education Research, is now available for purchase while supplies last. Get your copy today!

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Congratulations to Newly Accredited Institutes

At the Accreditation Review Committee Meeting, held June 17–18, new institutes were awarded American College of Surgeons-Accredited Education Institutes (ACS-AEI) accreditation.

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