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Surgical Volunteerism

Operation Giving Back (OGB), the volunteerism initiative of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), serves as a comprehensive resource center where you can find information to investigate and participate in surgical volunteer opportunities. OGB provides the necessary tools to facilitate humanitarian outreach among ACS members of all specialties, at all stages of their profession, and with an emphasis on domestic and/or international service. Through a network of high-impact partner organizations, OGB directs you to volunteer opportunities that align with your skills, passions, and beliefs.

News on Global Health

The American College of Surgeons supports World Health Organization (WHO) Resolution on Components of Universal Health.

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Update: Nepal Region

Nepal Earthquake

7.8 Earthquake Strikes Nepal, India, and Bangladesh on April 25 

ACS has monitored the situation and provided an online resource page for the surgical community. This information will be updated continually as we learn more. ACS Operation Giving Back is compiling a roster of surgeons who want to volunteer or contribute to the recovery efforts.

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Surgical Volunteerism

Join the discussion about Surgical Volunteerism in the ACS Communities. Log in using your member ID and password.

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