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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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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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Discover Practical Tools to Improve Teamwork, Professional, and More during Surgeon Well-Being Month

The ACS celebrates your well-being and participation in ACS Surgeon Well-Being Month throughout January. Well-being is critical for the health, sustainability, and success of surgeons, care teams, and health systems. Each week in January, the ACS Brief will provide the audio and video resources available from the Surgeon Well-Being Program.

Creating Culture in the Workplace – The White Board and Professional Time Out

Creating a culture of well-being in the workplace can happen at all organizational levels. The White Board and Professional Time Out (PTO) concepts developed by Susan Mackinnon, MD, FACS, are practice tools that are especially useful for multidisciplinary teams. They seek to improve workplace professionalism, behavior, culture, and well-being by creating a safe and trusting environment for team members to deliver the highest level of patient care.

This week’s resource is a popular one shared in 2022, featuring a video interview with Dr. Mackinnon about the White Board and PTO.