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Resident and Associate Society

Get InvolvedFor surgical trainees and young surgeons, the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) serves to familiarize you with College programs and leadership. RAS-ACS provides you with an avenue for participation in ACS affairs, fosters development and use of your leadership skills in organized surgery, and provides opportunities for your opinions and concerns as young surgeons and trainees to be heard by College leadership.

New Podcast

Firearms are one of the most polarizing topics in American discourse. How do surgeons, as patient advocates, navigate the debate? We explore the public health problem of firearm-related injury and mortality, the role of surgeons, and more in our first episode.

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Early Career Resources

Key concepts for early career surgeons are covered in these 10-minute presentations by leading surgeons. Topics include Evaluating Practice Opportunities, 10 things to avoid during the first year in practice, Resource Negotiations, and more.

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Support at Every Stage

What stage are you in your surgical career? The ACS has resources and support for a surgeon at every stage of his or her career. Learn about what the ACS can offer you.

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