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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.

Committee Openings

Leadership Opportunities

The College depends on volunteers from our diverse membership to drive the mission and initiatives of the organization and the surgical profession. Serving on an ACS Committee is a great opportunity to network with colleagues, expand your professional sphere, and contribute to patient care. Several ACS Committees are currently accepting applications through June 30.

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Win a free trip to Clinical Congress

Are you a current Resident member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)? Win a Free Trip to Clinical Congress 2017 in San Diego, CA. All current Resident members of the ACS have the chance to win a complimentary trip (airfare and two- night hotel stay) for Clinical Congress 2017.

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WiSC Mentorship Program

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is seeking applications from women surgeons who would like to apply for the Mentorship Program for Women Surgeons.  This is an opportunity for early career female surgeons (less than five years in practice) to develop a mentoring relationship with an established female Fellow of the College.  Interested Mentors and Mentees should visit the Women in Surgery Committee Mentorship Program webpage to apply.

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New Educational Resources

The Board of Governors Surgical Training Workgroup has developed the following educational resources to address unique needs of faculty; particularly those practicing in a non-academic settings. Each module is approximately 10 minutes in length.

Pay 2017 Dues

Have you paid your membership 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 Residency Program Coordinator and would like to enroll your residents as new members or renew existing memberships for your residents, please visit our new Group Billing System. Please send dues questions to  

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