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Member Benefits

Value of ACS Membership

ACS membership benefits are extended to surgeon members representing all specialties, those pursuing a surgical career, and those involved with the surgical team. Please select a membership category or surgical specialty to learn more about the distinct member benefits and how to apply to become a member.

Member Benefits


International Fellows

Associate Fellows

Resident Members

Medical Students

Affiliate Members

Benefits for the Surgical Specialist

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Colorectal Surgery

General Surgery

Neurological Surgery

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ophthalmic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

Pediatric Surgery

Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery

Rural Surgery


Vascular Surgery


Engaging in ACS and the Future of Surgery

Young surgeons discuss why engaging in ACS is important not only for their individual careers, but for the future of the surgical profession as a whole.

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Maximize Your Visibility

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More than 10,000 people access the Find a Surgeon tool each month and could be looking for you. Your ACS Member Profile is your online gateway to all of your ACS benefits—participate in one our online communities, manage CME, participate in the Surgeon Specific Registry, contact your ACS representatives, join a discount program, and much more. Take advantage of all your ACS membership has to offer.

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ACS Insurance

Medical Professionals typically don’t hesitate to insure their health, their life, and their assets including homes, automobiles, and other valuable possessions, but they tend to overlook insuring their income. Protect your personal assets, maintain your current lifestyle, maintain mortgage and personal debt payments, continue insurance premium, and continue tuition payments. Check out how the ACS Long-Term Disability plan, and all of the other ACS Insurance Products, designed to help protect you.

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