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Operation Giving Back

Operation Giving Back (OGB), the volunteerism initiative of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), serves as a comprehensive resource center where you can find information to investigate and participate in surgical volunteer opportunities. OGB provides the necessary tools to facilitate humanitarian outreach among ACS members of all specialties, at all stages of their profession, and with an emphasis on domestic and/or international service. Through a network of high-impact partner organizations, OGB directs you to volunteer opportunities that align with your skills, passions, and beliefs.

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Pfizer Award Deadline Extended

ACS-Pfizer Award nominations will now be accepted through Wednesday, February 26. Do you know a candidate deserving of the award? Submit an application today!

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Women Scholars Program

The scholarship is open to senior female surgeons who plan to take the COSECSA Fellowing Examination in 2020. Applications are due February 28. Apply today! 

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Want to Volunteer?

We seek to engage members in an effort to address critical public health issues related to access to basic surgical care—domestically and abroad. Are you signed up to be a volunteer? View our many opportunities. If you are not a volunteer yet, sign up today!