American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Realize the Potential of Your Profession

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When you earn the right to use the “FACS” designation after your medical degree, you join a community of qualified surgeons working together to bring patients the highest quality care and to elevate the profession.  Each generation of surgeons stands on the progress made by those who came before them to reach higher and aim further, and the American College of Surgeons (ACS) is dedicated to building our membership base of young surgeons who represent the future of surgery.

The ACS campaign, "Realize the Potential of Your Profession" focuses on communicating the value of membership and Fellowship to young surgeons.  The campaign uses multiple communications channels, including videos, social media, and in-person networking events to engage this important group.

Learn why some of the best and brightest young surgeons are involved in ACS and plan to continue membership well into the future.

Call to Action for ACS Fellows

The success of this campaign—and the College’s ability to increase membership and continue a legacy of excellence—will rely heavily on YOU, our current Fellows, to share these videos via your social networks and communicate the value of ACS membership to individuals within your sphere of influence who might be interested in joining ACS. 

For more than 100 years, the ACS has been helping surgeons Realize the Potential of their Profession from residency through retirement. For more information or questions regarding the campaign, please contact Connie Bura.

Share Your Voice

ACS is the voice of all surgeons across all specialties. If we aren’t advocating to inform policies that affect our practice and patient care, someone else will. Hear why it’s imperative for surgeons to get involved and influence the future of surgery.

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Cultivating Leaders

Cultivating the Surgeon Leaders of Tomorrow

Young surgeon leaders are the future of the profession. Hear how ACS helps surgeons foster leadership skills that can take their careers and patient care to the next level.

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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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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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