The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has developed COVID-19 and Surgery as an online resource for the surgical community facing the impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Content has been developed or curated under the auspices of ACS Regents and Officers to bring surgeons trusted information, including best practices and guidance that specifically target the concerns and challenges surgeons face.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Ethics has prepared some guiding principles to help our Fellows and their institutions in their decision-making process for COVID-19 patients.Learn More
A call to action was sent to U.S. leaders to act collectively and quickly in support of hospitals and health care providers as they continue to struggle in response to the ongoing pandemic.Learn More
Released April 9, 2020
COVID-19 has the potential to affect trauma patients, so the National Trauma Data Standard (NTDS) has established an approach to reporting COVID-19. This is a short presentation about why and how COVID-19 should be reported for trauma patients.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is aware of reports of racial and ethnic discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic. We strongly condemn these actions.Learn More