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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.

Symposium Essays

RAS Symposium Essay Contest

The topic of the RAS-ACS Symposium at Clinical Congress 2016 was Exploring the Limits of Surgeon Disclosure: Where Are the Boundaries? Read the first and second place essays submitted from both sides of the debate.

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Drug Shortages

Drug Shortages

See what surgery residents should know about drug shortages. The infographic is presented by the RAS-ACS Advocacy & Issues Committee.

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Fostering Collaboration

RAS-ACS provides a great environment for you to meet like-minded people and foster collaboration.

Surgical Jeopardy

2016 Surgical Jeopardy winners

The winning team for 2016 Surgical Jeopardy are Anna Liveris, MD, and Jeffrey Lipman, MD, from Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY. Congratulations!

SRGS Resident


Need to meet Journal Club requirements or prepare for ABSITE? SRGS can help! Each issue provides residents with an in-depth, topic-specific review of 150 of the latest and most relevant surgical articles. In addition, SRGS publishes health care editorials and commentaries by general surgeons on the strengths and weaknesses of recently published literature.

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