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

Fees and Dues

Fees and dues must be paid in U.S. dollars. International (Excluding Canada) fees and dues are adjusted according to the World Bank income categories.

Fees

Fellowship Application Fee

This fee is submitted upon completion of the application and is non-refundable. This fee is waived for members who are currently Associate Fellows who are applying to become Fellows.

U.S. and Canada Application Fee: $200

International Application Fee:

  • High- and upper-middle-income countries: $100
  • Low- and middle-income countries: $50
  • Low-income countries: $25

Initiate Fee

This fee is due upon notification of approval for Fellowship and granting of Initiate status.

U.S. and Canada Initiate Fee: $400

International Initiate Fee: $0

Associate Fellows and Resident, Medical Student, and Affiliate Members Application Fees

This fee is submitted upon completion of the application and is non-refundable.

Associate Fellow (U.S. and Canada): $75

International Associate Fellow:

  • High- and upper-middle-income countries: $75
  • Low-middle-income countries: $50
  • Low-income countries: $25

Resident Member: $20 (Application fee waived for Interns)

Medical Student Member: $20

Affiliate Member: $50

Dues (2018)

Fellows

The membership year for Fellows corresponds to the calendar year (January1 to December 31).

U.S. Fellows and Fellows of U.S. Territories and Possessions: $622

Canadian Fellows: $443

International Fellows from countries other than the U.S. and Canada:

  • High- and upper-middle-income countries: $212
  • Low- and middle-income countries: $106
  • Low-income countries: $53

Dues are adjusted for Fellows who satisfy any of the requirements, below:

  • Fellows who have paid dues through the year of their 70th birthday will have dues waived in the next year.
  • Fellows who are bona fide missionaries may have their dues waived while serving as missionaries.
  • US Fellows may qualify for a 50% military dues discount if they are either 1) active duty military, or 2) currently deployed as a reservist or national guard. Eligible Fellows should contact dues@facs.org and provide a copy of their current orders and their membership status will be updated and the discount applied to their annual dues.

Additional Information

Other Membership Categories (2018)

The membership year for these categories is July 1 to June 30.

Associate Fellows (U.S. and Canada):

  • Annual dues for Associate Fellows who join after 1/1/2018: $300
  • Annual dues for Associate Fellows who joined prior to 2018: $200

Associate Fellows from countries other than the U.S. and Canada:

  • Annual dues for International Associate Fellows who join after 1/1/2018:
    • High and Upper-Middle income countries: $150
    • Lower-Middle income countries: $75
    • Low income countries: $38
  • Annual dues for International Associate Fellows who joined prior to 2018:
    • High and Upper-Middle income countries: $150
    • Lower-Middle income countries: $75
    • Low income countries: $38

Resident Members: $20

Medical Student Members: No dues

Affiliate Members

  • Physician and Non-Physician (PhD, EdD, surgical scientist): $300
  • Allied health (surgical assistant, nurse, physician assistant, and other clinical staff): $200
  • Office/business manager, surgical technologist, medical association personnel, residency program coordinator, registrars, data reviewers: $100

Contact us at dues@facs.org if you have any questions. All members may log in to pay their dues.

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