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About YFA

The following individuals serve in leadership roles with the Young Fellows Association (YFA) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Individuals interested in being considered for appointment to the YFA Governing Council, to a committee, or to serve as a liaison representative to a College Chapter, Advisory Council, Board of Governors Workgroup, or ACS Committee should send their interest to

Governing Council

Chair: Jacob Moalem, MD, FACS
Chair-Elect: Joshua Broghammer, MD, FACS

YFA Governing Council

YFA Council Members


Four YFA workgroups are open to member participation. For additional information on a specific committee, or to join a committee, contact

Advocacy & Issues Workgroup
Chair: Daniel Klaristenfeld, MD, FACS

Communications Workgroup
Chair: James Suliburk, MD, FACS

Education Workgroup
Chair: Adnan Alseidi, MD, FACS

Member Services Workgroup
Chair: Joshua Broghammer, MD, FACS

Get Involved

Get involved in our group of future ACS leaders