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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
Clinical Congress

Education Program

The Clinical Congress program addresses essential clinical and non-clinical content. An exciting series of Named Lectures will again be delivered by world-renowned experts in their respective fields, including a new American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Lecture. More than 120 Panel Sessions on timely clinical and non-clinical topics will be offered. The Special Sessions offered during the lunch hour will address important topics of interest to a broad range of attendees.

A wide array of Postgraduate Didactic and Surgical Skills Courses will focus on acquisition of knowledge and skills through best practices in education and training methods. Special certificates will be offered for successful completion of these courses, to support the professional activities of the attendees.

The Scientific Forum will include presentations of late-breaking scientific advances and a large number of exciting surgical research presentations and ePosters. Video-Based Education sessions will showcase surgical procedures. Meet-the-Expert Sessions and Town Hall Meetings will provide a more informal learning experience.

View the Program

To view the full program, visit the Interactive Program Planner. Once you've registered for Clinical Congress, you can log in with your registration information and start creating your schedule. 

Interactive Program Planner

Special Sessions

Advancement and Promotion of Surgery Faculty Based on Educational Accomplishments

Advancement and Promotion of Surgery Faculty Based on Educational Accomplishments

Monday, October 17 | 1:15–2:15 pm

The ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators will address the advancement and promotion of surgery faculty based on educational accomplishments, using the widely accepted framework of scholarship that includes the scholarship of discovery, scholarship of integration, scholarship of application, and scholarship of teaching.

When 1+1 Can Equal 3: How ASA and ACS Can Work Together to Address Challenges with Medicare and Private Pay

When 1+1 Can Equal 3: How ASA and ACS Can Work Together to Address Challenges with Medicare and Private Pay

Tuesday, October 18 | 11:30 am-12:30 pm

Systems for physician payment in this country are broken. Both ACS and ASA have effective advocacy on these issues and recently have teamed up to explore how our organizations can more effectively develop and advocate for long-term solutions that recognize the full value of surgical care to the health of our communities.

The Ukrainian Crisis: Surgical Lessons Learned

The Ukrainian Crisis: Surgical Lessons Learned

Wednesday, October 19 | 11:30 am–12:30 pm

This special session will allow surgeons with direct involvement in caring for the injured to provide us with a learning opportunity to better understand the current surgical issues in this war and better prepare for the next.