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Associate Fellow News: February 2020

Seeking RAS-ACS Associate Fellow Committee Vice Chair

Silhouettes of a man and a womanLooking for a leadership opportunity within ACS? Have some ideas for this committee, its work, and how to engage its members? The committee is currently seeking nominations for a vice chair position that will ascend to chair in October 2020. Interested ACS Associate Fellows should submit an application by March 13.

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Micro-Volunteer Positions Open

The Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons has a few volunteer opportunities available for Associate Fellows.

Contributing Authors

The theme of the RAS-ACS August 2020 issue of the Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons  is Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity. Each of the five RAS committees will be authoring an essay and are currently looking for authors to contribute to their submission. Plan to join our February call to or contact Shannon Castle to help plan the article from our committee. Final articles are due June 1.

Interview Subjects

The Young Fellows Association (YFA) is developing an online resource with tips for graduating surgical residents about job applications, starting practice, and more. The YFA is looking for Associate Fellows who would like to contribute. Sections include planning during residency years, the actual job search, and considerations after signing. Since these are issues currently or recently faced by many Associate Fellows, we would like to work with the YFA to develop sections of this resource. Join the Feburary call or email Shannon Castle to contribute. Final copy is due September 1.