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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.

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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.

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Covid-19

COVID-19 Archives

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. 

Data Visualizations and Collection

A record of data visualizations related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ethical Considerations

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.

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Legislative and Regulatory Updates

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.

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COVID-19 Patient Reporting

Reporting COVID-19 for Trauma Patients

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.

ACS Statement on Discrimination

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.

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A Surgeon's Voice

In this section, surgeons who are fighting for patients in the epicenters of COVID-19 share their experiences.

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Education

Virtual educational programs that provide surgeons and surgical trainees with important resources to address learning needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Frequently Asked Questions

See answers to questions about COVID related healthcare.