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Leadership Opportunities

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is committed to helping you grow and enhance your skills as a leader and provides the following resources to support the administrative, interpersonal, and mentoring skills needed to serve in a leadership position within ACS, your institution, and the surgical community at large.

Annual Leadership and Advocacy Summit

ACS Leadership and Advocacy SummitAttend the Annual Leadership & Advocacy Summit and join all levels of ACS members for opportunities to connect with ACS leaders and learn how to get involved, participate in discussions on innovative ways to face leadership and surgical challenges, and enhance your leadership skills through professional development sessions.


Get Involved

Get InvolvedThe College has many diverse opportunities for member engagement and leadership development, and is looking forward to helping you reach and succeed in your professional leadership goals. Whether you are a resident in training, a surgeon just starting your career, a surgeon who has been practicing for many years, or a medical student who has taken an interest in surgery, there are ways for you to get involved in the College.


Resident and Associate Society Webinar Series

Resident and Associate SocietyACS webinars are for young surgeons who are starting their practice in private or academic surgical medicine. Take a deep dive into career path choices and strategies, best practices for navigating the career ladder, and managing personal life and wellness.


Surgeons as Leaders: From Operating Room to Boardroom Course

Division of EducationThe annual Surgeons as Leaders course is an annual, dynamic three-day course for surgeons of all backgrounds and specialties who currently serve in leadership positions or aspire to such positions, and who seek to enhance their leadership skills across a wide variety of settings, from operating room to boardroom.


Realize the Potential of Your Profession

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.


For more information about ACS Leadership Opportunities, contact ms@facs.org.