American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Meetings and Events

The Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) sponsors a variety of committees that work on annual projects for the society during the year. As an ACS Resident Member or Associate Fellow, you are encouraged to get involved and join a RAS Committee. Each committee meets one Wednesday a month via conference call at 8:00 pm Central.

  • 1st Wednesday: Advocacy & Issues
  • 2nd Wednesday: Communications
  • 3rd Wednesday: Membership
  • 4th Wednesday: Education

Contact and tell us which committee you would like to join and we will include you in the roster. 

ACS Chapter Meetings

As a Resident Member or Associate Fellow, you are encouraged to seek your local ACS chapter to attend meetings and events in your local area. For more information, see the Chapter information on the ACS website.

Leadership & Advocacy Summit

ACS will host the fifth annual Leadership & Advocacy Summit in April 2016, a dual meeting that offers you, as an ACS member, specialized sessions focused on the tools needed to become an effective leader and influential advocate at the state and national level. RAS sponsors several travel scholarships to resident members on a first-come, first-served basis. Watch your email box for information in the RAS e-news for information on the meeting and scholarship opportunities. For more information on the Summit, see the ACS website.