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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
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The Training You Need, When You Need It

The ACS has essential education content for medical students considering surgical residencies

The Training You Need, When You Need It

Accelerate Your Career

The start of your career is an excellent time to begin lifelong learning with the ACS. We have numerous courses exclusively targeted to medical students, as well as curricula for residents, practicing surgeons, and senior surgeons. The ACS is here to provide the top surgical training you need—at the precise time you need it—for better patient outcomes.

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Medical students have different training requirements from residents and practicing surgeons. That’s why the ACS has courses, curricula, and programs specifically designed for where you are in your career—to help you excel and advance. See all that we have in store for you.
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Essential Content for Surgery Clerkships

This curriculum addresses the surgical cognitive skills needed by all medical students, not just those pursuing surgery, prior to graduation.

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How to Choose a Surgical Residency

Here’s your online guide to choosing a surgical residency, created specifically for medical students interested in pursuing a surgical residency. If that’s you, this is a must-visit.

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