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Communications Committee


Raphael C. Sun, MD


Erin Garvey, MD


Jessica Hogan, MD

About Us

The Communications Committee is one of the four committees that serve the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS). Our committee constantly seeks for opportunities to enhance communication amongst residents, fellows, and leaders of the ACS via social media, e-newsletters, and the ACS website.   


  • Publish an RAS-ACS e-newsletter six times per year
  • Oversee publication of the annual RAS-ACS-themed issue of the ACS August Bulletin
  • Maintain the RAS-ACS Facebook page with conference call reminders and other news updates
  • Explore new methods of social media
  • Oversee the annual RAS-ACS essay contest