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Young Fellows Association

For surgeons under the age of 45, the Young Fellows Association (YFA) represents your interests, and provides a forum for you to shape the future of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and your specialty. Get involved in this high-energy group of future College leaders today. 

Dr. Sakran Welcomes New Fellows

Joseph Sakran, MD, FACS, spoke on behalf of the 2015 Class of Initiates at ACS Convocation, October 4, in Chicago. Dr. Sakran is immediate past chair of the Resident and Associate Society (RAS) and will now serve as a liaison on the governing council of Young Fellows Association for RAS.

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Get Involved

Interested in learning how to make local connections in your state government? Want to know the best practice for submitting a session proposal to Clinical Congress? Connect yourself into one (or more!) YFA workgroups. You’ll find each YFA workgroup has its own community. Connect with us today!

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YFA Mentor Program

Why are senior fellows needed for YFA mentor program?  Find out what Fred Luchette, MD, FACS, has to say.

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Supporting Surgeons, Creating Connections

YFA members are acutely aware of the signs of burnout, and have been involved in discussions to find solutions. Read about one member’s experience with burnout and how he dealt with it.

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