Our top priority is providing value to our members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in the activities of the College, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It’s all here. Realize the potential of your profession.
From transition to practice support for those just starting out, to ongoing training and education, to advocacy and leadership, and with discounts and perks along the way, we help surgeons advance their careers and elevate the profession in a way no other organization can. Learn more about membership benefits and how to join more than 84,000 members worldwide.
Funded by the generous donations of Fellows, Chapters, and friends of the College, members of the ACS have access to a wealth of surgical research and travel scholarships, as well as fellowships for Fellows, international surgeons, Associate Fellows, and Resident members.
Local chapters work in conjunction with the College to provide outstanding networking and educational opportunities, along with professional development resources through chapter meetings, conferences, and community outreach.ACS Chapters
Organized and built specifically for ACS members, our private forums provide a secure, private community to connect with other surgical professionals. This provides an environment ideal for asking advice, sharing experiences, exchanging resources, and building professional relationships.Discover Communities
For surgeons under the age of 45, the Young Fellows Association represents your interests while providing you a forum to shape the future of the ACS.
The Resident and Associate Society serves to familiarize you with College programs and leadership and provide avenues to participate in ACS affairs, grow leadership skills, and more.
Operation Giving Back (OGB), the ACS volunteerism initiative, facilitates humanitarian outreach via our network of high-impact partner organizations.
The Military Health System Strategic Partnership aims to improve educational opportunities, systems-based practices, and research capabilities in surgery.
The Society of Surgical Chairs works to advance the academic surgery missions of administration, research, teaching, and patient care.
Association Management by the ACS provides professional management services for the ACS domestic chapters and affiliate organizations.