The mission of ACS H.O.P.E. is to leverage the passion, skills, and humanitarian ethos of the surgical community to effectively meet the needs of the medically underserved.
Our goal is to engage members through volunteer opportunities to address critical public health issues related to surgical care both domestically and abroad.
Several ACS online and in-person educational resources for the management of trauma and disasters are available. These include:
ACS H.O.P.E. works to promote domestic surgical volunteerism. We would like to encourage all surgeons who provide volunteer services for underserved populations to help us develop a comprehensive database. Learn more.
While we are working on updating our database, please see the organizations below actively looking for surgical volunteers.
ACS H.O.P.E. works with various organizations seeking volunteers to participate in their ongoing efforts to provide access to surgical care to underserved communities both domestically and internationally. Some of these organizations include: