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

Pairing experienced ACS leaders with young surgeon members.

The Young Fellows Association (YFA) annually supports two mentoring programs for young surgeons. These two programs support of the College's overall goal to provide career and skill-building educational opportunities and valuable engagement experiences for our members. The YFA Mentor Programs sponsored offer both young and experienced surgeons the opportunity to participate in these experiences. 

YFA Speed Mentoring Program

The YFA invites Resident Members and Associate Fellows of the College to engage as mentees at the third annual YFA Speed Mentoring Program to be held on Tuesday, October 24, at Clinical Congress 2017 in San Diego, CA. During the session, you will meet with up to five surgical mentors during a quick-paced, hour-long event. 

ACS Fellows are encouraged to serve as mentors in this quick-paced, hour-long event.

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The deadline to apply is August 1

YFA Annual Mentor Program

The Annual Mentor Program creates a one-year mentor/mentee match to foster engagement in the ACS, cultivate leadership skills, and knowledge of the ACS. The program pairs established ACS leaders (an ACS Fellow in practice for more than 10 years) and a young surgeon (YFA member).

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The deadline to apply is August 11.