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

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. 

Surgeons Speak Up

Patient Safety in the OR

Young surgeons speak up: Stringent OR attire restrictions decrease morale without improving outcomes

The October Bulletin reviews the results of a study conducted by the YFA of the ACS assessing surgeons’ reactions to OR attire restrictions and possible effects on patient safety.

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CME on Your Time


Manage your CME credits at your convenience! Our MyCME portal provides personalized recommendations based on gaps in individual MOC and state-mandated requirements. Content is organized by area, delivery method, and CME credits available, and includes ACS and other highly reputable educational areas outside of the College. MyCME is free to ACS members!

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Get Involved

Why should you be a part of the College? YFA Vice-Chair Adnan Alseidi, MD, EdM, FACS, talks about why getting involved on both a personal and career level will only benefit you.

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Valued Benefit: SSR

Burdened by requirements related to Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)? Using the ACS Surgeon Specific Registry (SSR) can help. Learn about how the SSR can help you track and compare surgical complications against other general surgeons.

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Dr. Stephanie Bonne on Being an Advocate

Stephanie Bonne, MD, talks about being an advocate and representative for surgeons and patients through the ACS' work with lawmakers.

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Quality Payment Program

Quality Payment Program

The ACS Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Center has been created to help you navigate the new Medicare physician payment system.

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