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Enrolling in ACS FSC

The ACS Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum® is purchased by program directors for residents in their surgical residency programs. All PGY-1s within a program must be enrolled. Enrollment provides a subscription for each resident and a complimentary administrator account. Enrollment begins on Match Day each year. Programs are given access upon payment, but no earlier from April 1. Access ends on March 31 of the following year.

To enroll, please access the online enrollment form below. A username and password for your program is required.

Begin Your Enrollment Form

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Contact the American College of Surgeons Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum (ACS FSC) Administrator at 312-202-5171 or at for online enrollment access.

Fees per resident for academic year 2021–2022

  Resident Member Nonmember
Early Enrollment Discount
Before or on April 30
$225* $270
After April 30 $255* $310

*The information for resident enrollment will be forwarded to ACS Member Services and used to automatically enroll PGY-1 residents as resident members of ACS, and then qualify for the membership discount. There is no additional charge to PGY-1s for resident membership of ACS.