The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education has embarked on a major effort to address education and training needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The following steps have been taken:
We look forward to your comments and suggestions and wish you the very best of health during this pandemic.
Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME
Director, Division of Education
The American Board of Surgery (ABS) announced that it has modified training requirements in light of COVID-19. Specific information on global recommendations and changes across specialties can be accessed here. Every effort should be made to meet them, to the extent possible. The ABS notes that these modifications are hardship modifications, and are not a permanent change going forward.