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Member Services

Membership in the American College of Surgeons (ACS) is an integral part of your profession. Whether you're still in training, or at the peak of your career, our top priority is providing value for you, our members—at every step. The College provides value to you every day: a subscription to the Journal of the American College of Surgeons and the Bulletin, access to the members-only content of the ACS website, educational offerings to suit your practice, opportunities to affect change, and strong advocates working diligently on your behalf.

Summit 2017

Summit 2017: Make a Difference

Advocate to improve health care. Engage influential decision makers. Connect with ACS leaders and get involved. Lead discussions on innovative ways to face leadership and surgical challenges. Enhance your leadership skills. 

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Call for Nominations

Dr. Young with a patient

Nominate a colleague for the ACS/Pfizer Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards. The awards celebrate ACS Fellows and members whose altruism, dedication, and contribution have made a lasting difference. The call for nominations closes February 28.

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Pay 2017 Dues

Fellows will receive an e-mail on or around November 15 to pay your 2017 dues. Paying online is fast and easy! For those Fellows who do not pay online, a paper bill will be mailed in early December. Fellows can also log in to their member profile to print their dues statement after November 15. Send questions to

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25 & 50 Year Member Recognition

1966 and 1991 Class Reunions

This year we recognized members who have been Fellows for 25 and 50 years culminating in a special recognition session at the 2016 Clinical Congress Convocation Ceremony in Washington, DC.  Look back at what was happening in 19666 and 1991.

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Influencing Surgical Care

ACS is a powerful, collective voice for the surgical profession. Together with our members, we have been influencing and propelling positive change in surgical care for over 100 years. Young surgeons discuss why the time is now to get involved and influence the next century.

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