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Meetings and Events

The Young Fellows Association (YFA) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) sponsors a variety of meetings and events throughout the year.

Clinical Congress 2017

Clinical Congress has planned sessions especially for early career surgeons!

Plan NOW to attend Clinical Congress 2017! We’ve picked out some sessions that you might find especially meaningful to your surgical practice, career plans, and life. See your list of programming for young Fellows and plan your schedule!

Programming for Young Fellows

YFA Speed Mentoring

Tuesday, October 24
4:00–5:00 pm

The YFA invites members to serve as mentors at the second annual YFA Speed Mentoring Program to be held on Tuesday, October 24, at Clinical Congress 2017 in San Diego, CA.

Each of the 100 young surgeon mentors are expected to meet with up to six mentees during a quickly paced hour-long mentor event to discuss focused mentoring topics identified by the mentee. This event is cosponsored by the YFA and Resident and Associate Society.

For additional information, please contact Alison Powers at 312-202-5363 or

Register for Clinical Congress

ACS Chapter Meetings

As a YFA member, you are encouraged to seek your local ACS chapter to attend meetings and events in your local area. For more information, see Chapter information on the ACS website.