The Accredited Education Institutes (AEI) Consortium is the network of 77 Comprehensive and 12 Focused American College of Surgeons (ACS)-accredited Education Institutes. The first institutes were accredited in June 2006. It offers global opportunities for collaboration, research, and access to resources from fellow Institutes and the ACS Division of Education. Search the list of Consortium members and learn more about the Comprehensive and Focused Accreditation Standards and Criteria.
The work of the Consortium is supported by seven volunteer committees (Administrative & Management; Best Practices; Curriculum; Faculty Development; Fellowship; Research & Development; and Technologies & Simulation) that provide resources and education to Consortium Institutes. Committee members can serve up to two, two-year terms. Click on the links to learn more about their specific vision and mission.