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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.

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Win a free trip to Clinical Congress

Are you a current Resident member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)? Win a Free Trip to Clinical Congress 2017 in San Diego, CA. All current Resident members of the ACS have the chance to win a complimentary trip (airfare and two- night hotel stay) for Clinical Congress 2017.

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Speed Mentoring

YFA Mentoring

YFA invites Residents and Associate Fellows to apply for a mentee position at the YFA Speed Mentoring Program at Clinical Congress 2017. Each of the 100 young surgeon mentees will meet with ACS Fellows in a fast-paced, hour-long event focused on topics identified by the mentee.

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Lessons from Summit

American College of Surgeons Leadership & Advocacy Summit

Resident Crystal Johnson-Mann, MD, reflects on the leadership qualities she learned at the 2017 Leadership & Advoacy Summit, including attention to detail and a willingness to make your team better.

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Your JACS Subscription Is Now Online

Journal of the American College of SurgeonsResident Members and Associate Fellows will now receive their JACS subscription is exclusively online, beginning with the June issue. You have access to all JACS content at Use your ACS credentials to log in as an ACS member and sign up to receive new issue and content alerts. If you wish to continue receiving the print version of JACS, please log in to your member profile and change your subscription preferences.

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