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

Become a Mentor

How to Apply

The Young Fellows Association (YFA) is seeking individuals to serve as mentors for the YFA Speed Mentoring Program. Applicants must be Fellows of the College. Applicants should be able to mentor a mentee in one of the following pairs of subjects:

  • "Finding a job" or "Negotiating a contract"
  • "Academic career" or "Private practice"
  • "Work life balance" or "Surgical career and parenting"
  • "How to get involved in the ACS" or "How to develop leadership skills"
  • "Research career" or "Teaching career"

Application Deadline

August 1


  • Be on time to attend the event
  • Comfort advising on one of the provided subject pairs
  • Come to the meeting prepared to hold ten minute discussions with up to five mentees
  • Complete an evaluation at the conclusion of the program

Application Requirements

  • Contact information
  • Selection of one of the provided subject pairs as the focus of mentoring

The application site will open in Summer 2018.