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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. 

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Clinical Congress features outstanding education and training opportunities at the premier annual surgical meeting for surgeons, surgery residents, medical students, and members of surgical teams. Registration is now open for Clinical Congress 2019.

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Why FACS?

Why FACS?

Why should I become FACS and how do I do it?

Learn more about ACS Fellowship during our special session at Clinical Congress 2019 on Tuesday, October 29.

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Advocacy Essays

The annual YFA advocacy essay contest to encourages members to think about the profession from a particular lens. In 2019, Young Fellows wrote about Surgical Patients: On Becoming the Surgeon Advocate, Leader, and Learner.

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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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Nancy Baxter, MD, FACS

Nancy Baxter, MD, FACS, talks about leadership opportunities for young surgeons in the American College of Surgeons and the Young Fellows Association.

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Get Involved—Write for SRGS

Are you looking for a way to get involved in the ACS, publish, and expand your knowledge base on a topic area? SRGS Editor-in-Chief Lewis Flint is reaching out to young Fellows to assist in writing material for SRGS and reviewing and making recommendations for ACS Case Reviews in Surgery.

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