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Resident and Associate Society

For 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.

RAS at Clinical Congress

Join us! RAS-ACS members are encouraged to attend the RAS-ACS Integrated Committee Session at Clinical Congress 2015 to find out about volunteer leadership opportunities. The meeting takes place  Tuesday, October 6, 12:00 noon–4:00 pm. 

Make sure to take advantage of this chance to experience a full week of exceptional sessions and events at Clinical Congress 2015.

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Speed Mentoring

Participate in our inaugural Speed Mentoring Program for young surgeons at Clinical Congress 2015. Each surgeon mentee is expected to meet with up to six mentors during a quickly paced, hour-long event, sponsored by the Young Fellows Association, RAS-ACS, the Women in Surgery Committee, and the Committee on Diversity Issues.

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A Subspecialist on ACS

Why should a subspecialist, like a neurosurgeon, join ACS? Find out what Maya Babu, MD, MBA, neurosurgery resident at Mayo Clinic has to say.

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RAS E-News

RAS E-News provides updates on your society, educational opportunities, advocacy information, and much more. Read the latest news for Residents and Associate Fellows. 

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