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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.

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Summit 2017: Make a Difference

Registration is now open for the ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit, May 6–9, in Washington, DC. The Summit offers comprehensive and specialized sessions that provide volunteer leaders and advocates with the skills and tools they need to be effective in their roles. Early bird registration closes March 31.

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Call for Nominations

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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

Have you paid your 2017 dues? Paying online is fast and easy! Log into your member profile to print your dues statement or make a payment. If you are a Fellow and have not submitted your dues payment online, a paper statement will be mailed to you by the end of March 2017. Please send questions to

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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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