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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. 

New Educational Resources

The Board of Governors Surgical Training Workgroup has developed the following educational resources to address unique needs of faculty; particularly those practicing in a non-academic settings. Each module is approximately 10 minutes in length.

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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Global Surgery for the Young Surgeon

Humanitarian work and giving

Young surgeons recognize and respond to the disparities in health through medical volunteerism. Operation Giving Back, ACS’s volunteerism program, can help you prepare and connect to short-and long-term volunteer opportunities. Listen to YFA member Gregory Peck talk about Global Surgery for the Young Surgeon.

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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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