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

Division of Education

Blended Surgical Education and Training for Life

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education is at the forefront of national and international innovative education and training to promote excellence and expertise in surgery. Our definitive, one-of-a-kind programs, products, and resources support you at all career levels and continue to receive widespread acclaim in a variety of forums.

Our overarching goal is to promote surgical care of the highest quality and patient safety through:

  • Definitive educational programs, products, and resources
  • Innovative simulation-based education, training, and assessment programs
  • Robust verification, validation, and accreditation programs
  • Promotion of expertise and mastery in surgery
  • Interventions to address transitions in professional careers
  • Support for Maintenance of Certification
  • Enhancement of individual, team, and system performance
  • Definition of national strategies to advance surgical education and training
  • Pursuit of exceptional scholarship

SESAP 16 Now Available

SESAP 16

With SESAP 16, you will acquire and apply new knowledge, as well as reaffirm existing knowledge. SESAP uses a robust process of self-assessment in a supportive environment to help you evaluate and maintain your clinical competence and expand your knowledge base.

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Straight from the Source

The ACS Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum® is a highly interactive, case-based, online curriculum that addresses the essential content areas that all surgical residents need to master in the early years of training. The curriculum includes more than 110 simulated case scenarios in which residents are asked to recognize and assess symptoms and signs, order appropriate tests and procedures, evaluate data, and initiate appropriate actions.

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Apply for the TTP Program

Institutions participating in the ACS TTP Program have TTP Associate positions available for the 2017–2018 academic year. Interested residents and recent residency graduates are encouraged to review the program profiles of available positions.

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