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

I'm an Orthopaedic Surgeon. Why Should I Join ACS?

The American College of Surgeons is your professional association

Orthopaedic SurgeryThe College’s top priority is providing value for its members. Become a member and take advantage of the following opportunities and resources for orthopaedic surgeons. FACS indicates a commitment to quality and is well recognized by referring surgeons.

The Advisory Council for Orthopaedic Surgery serves as a liaison in the communication of information to and from the orthopaedic surgery societies and the ACS Board of Regents. In addition, it advises the Board of Regents on policy matters and policy formations relating to ophthalmic surgery.

Surgical societies and organizations represented on the Advisory Council include:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • ACS Board of Governors
  • ACS Board of Regents
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

There is strength in numbers, and the ACS membership includes over 1,600 orthopaedic surgeons. Join the largest and strongest voice supporting surgeons in Congress and in front of important regulatory agencies, and gain the prestige of belonging to the American College of Surgeons, which promotes the highest ethical standards for professionalism, quality, and safety in surgery.

Select a Membership Category to start your application today.

Application deadline is December 1.

International Fellows
Application deadline is December 1.

Associate Fellows