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Young Fellows Association

Get InvolvedFor 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. 

Webinar Series

Considering getting an advanced degree after starting a surgical practice? View this webinar to learn about the advantages and disadvantages and how an advanced degree can benefit your practice, your career, and even your personal pursuits. Login required.

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Listen to a panel of experts as they discuss how to apply the trauma model to surgeon well-being and address various issues, factors, and drivers at all levels of well-being at an organization.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Meghana V. Kashyap, MD, DIM&PH, coauthor of “Mirror, mirror: How current societal issues reflect changes arising in surgery

Joshua M. Mammen, MD, PhD, FACS, interviews Meghana V. Kashyap, MD, DIM&PH, coauthor of the Bulletin article, “Mirror, mirror: How current societal issues reflect changes arising in surgery.”

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Early Career Resources

Key concepts for early career surgeons are covered in these 10-minute presentations by leading surgeons. Topics include Evaluating Practice Opportunities, 10 things to avoid during the first year in practice, Resource Negotiations, and more.

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Webinar Series

Learn new strategies and tools with relevant topics in less than 60 minutes with our Grand Rounds Webinar Series. Take a deep dive into career path choices and strategies, best practices for navigating the career ladder, and managing personal life and wellness.

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Support at Every Stage

What stage are you in your surgical career? The ACS has resources and support for a surgeon at every stage of his or her career. Learn about what the ACS can offer you.

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Associate to Fellow

Transition your Membership to Fellowship

Associate Fellows, have you thought about becoming FACS when you are eligible? Do you wonder what this step might entail, how long it will take, and what it might mean for your career? Listen as Erin Garvey, MD, FACS, talks about making the transition.

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