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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS

Educational Program

The annual ACS Clinical Congress provides surgeons, medical students, surgical residents, and other members of the operating room team with the opportunity to immerse themselves in a variety of educational experiences and to interact with their peers. Clinical Congress offers cutting-edge educational opportunities to address the knowledge, skills, and professional attributes necessary for delivery of surgical care of the highest quality for physicians at all stages of their careers.

Clinical Congress offers outstanding educational opportunities for every stage in your career. Claim more than 200 Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits and meet other regulatory requirements.

The Clinical Congress program addresses essential clinical and nonclinical content. An exciting series of Named Lectures will again be delivered by world-renowned experts in their respective fields. Postgraduate Courses will be available and will incorporate best practices in education and training methods. More than 105 Panel Sessions on relevant and timely topics will be offered. The Scientific Forum will include many exciting surgical research presentations and ePosters.

At the virtual Clinical Congress, various session types are available:

  • Named Lectures
  • Panel Sessions
  • Special Sessions
  • Scientific Forum
  • Scientific Forum Posters
  • Meet the Experts
  • Video-based Education
  • Surgical Skills Courses ($)
  • Didactic Courses ($)
  • Medical Student Program
  • Surgery Resident Program
  • History of Surgery Posters

Please note: Surgical Skills Courses and Didactic Courses are an additional cost ($).