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

International Surgeons

As of January 2014, 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).

News on Global Health

The American College of Surgeons supports World Health Organization (WHO) Resolution on Components of Universal Health.

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Become a Member

Jamal J. Hoballah, MD, FACS, Chair of the College's International Relations Committee speaks on the value of International Fellowship in the College.

International Community

The College’s International Surgery Community offers an opportunity for members around the world to discuss their cases and surgical issues of importance to them and their home country or region. Join the discussion by visiting the International Surgery Community in the ACS Communities.

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Rakshanda L. Rahman, MD, FACS

"I did all my training in Pakistan…the College really provided me a platform actually to have a career in the country at all." ~ Rakhshanda L. Rahman, MD, FACS