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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.

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CME Frequently Asked Questions

When can I expect to see my credits inside MyCME after a live event?

Thank you for attending an ACS-sponsored event. Your MyCME record will be updated with your earned credit 30-45 days post the day of the event.

How do I add CME Credits to the MyCME records for courses I took outside of the ACS?

Select Add CME to log CME credits earned through other providers. Enter the information requested, upload the corresponding documentation (optional), and click the Save button at the bottom of the page. Select Add CME to begin a new entry. Pro Tip: To enter aggregated CME totals for like activities, include the date range in the Program name field (i.e., Grand Rounds (January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2021), and enter the most recent date as the Date Awarded.

What is the difference between CME Credit and Self-Assessment Credit?

CME Credit is achieved by attending the event, and completing requirements proving your attendance, many times a course or meeting evaluation. Self-Assessment Credit is earned by passing a post-test which reflects your newly found acumen for the course.

Why did I receive a Certificate of Completions instead of a CME Certificate for the activity I completed?

Certificates of Completion are for attendees that registered for an event as a Resident or other healthcare professional. Please contact Member Services if your ACS profile has not been updated since residency.

Member Services
Phone: 800-293-4029 or 312-202-5000
ms@facs.org

I attended the 2022 Clinical Congress and completed my session evaluation, but I cannot find my CME Credit.

Thank you for participating in the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Claims for CME Credit for this event will be accepted upon completion of the Clinical Congress Global Evaluation. Claims for CME Credit for this event will be accepted until May 1, 2023.

I am seeking assistance with gaining access to my online evaluation for a recently completed Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course.

To access the evaluation, you will need to:

  • Visit the ACS Learning Management System
  • Select In-Progress Activities
  • Enter your ACS username and password
  • If you need to reset your password, you can do so through this link: Forgot Password
  • Complete your ATLS course evaluation.
I am seeking assistance with gaining access to my ATLS transcript.

To access the transcript, you will need to:

Pro Tip: Confirm your e-mail address associated with your ACS account is current. For more information about ATLS and its offerings you may contact:

ATLS
Phone: 312-202-5160
traumacme@facs.org

I am seeking assistance with claiming CME credit for my SRGS activity.

For all questions regarding your SRGS activity, please contact:

Selected Readings in General Surgery
Phone: 800-631-0033
srgs@facs.org

Where do I find more CME opportunities?

Below are links to additional resources that will aid in your pursuit of CME Credit: