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Member Benefits

Value of ACS Membership

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 of the American College of Surgeons, 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.

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

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

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, 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 all of the other ACS Insurance Products, designed to help protect you.

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