American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

International Surgeons

The College's international membership is growing. Nearly 10 percent of our members are International surgeons. We strive to provide the best information regarding surgical practice and patient safety for all practicing surgeons, including those in countries around the world. As an International member, you will enjoy many benefits, including reduced prices on membership dues and meeting fees, plus special designated scholarship programs. A variety of surgical patient information materials are available to you in English and selected versions in other languages (Spanish and Chinese).

New Fellows

New ACS Fellows

Realize the Potential of Your Profession and join the more than 5,700 surgeons in becoming a Fellow.

  Learn about Fellowship

International Chapters

The following international chapters of the ACS will be meeting October–December:

  • Italy Chapter
  • South Korea Chapter
  • Argentina Chapter
  • Philippine Chapter

Make sure to check the Chapter Meetings Schedule for dates, location, and more information.

  View chapter schedule

On ACS Programs

2015 International Guest Scholar Dr. Rodas comments on the benefits of International Fellowship and the College's array of international scholarship opportunities.

ACS Scholarships

2016 International Scholars

The College supports a variety of different scholarships that enable international surgeons to attend a variety of our educational offerings, including our annual Clinical Congress.

  Apply today

International Fellowship Pledge Posters

Fellows of the American College of Surgeons may proudly display the ACS Fellowship Pledge poster in their waiting rooms, exam rooms, and offices. The poster lets your patients know your commitment to improving the care of surgical patients and to safeguarding standards of care in an optimal and ethical environment.

In addition to English, the Fellowship Pledge Poster is now available for download in seven languages: Arabic, Chinese (both Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, German, Portuguese, and Spanish. The College had the poster professionally translated and then reviewed by Fellows.

Download your copy