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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

Mastery in General Surgery Program

Positions available for the 2023–2024 academic year

Mastery in General Surgery Program

The ACS has developed a program for new surgeons who have completed residency and are entering into the practice of general surgery. The Mastery in General Surgery (Mastery) Program will support the transition to independent practice in general surgery through:

  • Building autonomy, decision-making, and clinical skills
  • Developing experience in practice management, leadership, and quality improvement
  • Teaching the business of medicine
  • Launching your career in general surgery

Learn more about this program

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Clinical Congress Meet and Greet

Join us for an in-person Meet and Greet during the 2022 Clinical Congress in San Diego.

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Apply for 2023-2024

Sites participating in the Mastery Program have Junior Associate positions available for the 2023–2024 academic year. Interested residents and recent residency graduates are encouraged to review the program profiles of available positions.

Available Positions

 

Contact Us


For more information about the Mastery in General Surgery Program, contact us:

General Inquiries

MasteryGS@facs.org 
312-202-5071

Linda K. Lupi, MBA

Assistant Director, Educational Administration and Educational Scholarship
Division of Education
llupi@facs.org
312-202-5354

Rachel Williams Newman, MS

Senior Manager, Mastery, Retooling, and Educational Advancement
Division of Education
rnewman@facs.org
312-202-5653

Peter Schmitt, MA

Senior Administrator, Mastery, Retooling, and Educational Advancement
pschmitt@facs.org
312-202-5071