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

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October 22–26, 2017
Clinical Congress 2017
San Diego, CA
Board of Governors Workgroup meetings will be held on Saturday afternoon, October 21, 2017. View the schedule.

November 1, 2017

Faculty Research Fellowships

The College is offering two-year faculty research fellowships, through the generosity of Fellows, Chapters, and friends of the College, to surgeons entering academic careers in surgery or a surgical specialty. The fellowship is to assist a surgeon in the establishment of his or her research program under mentorship with the goal of transitioning to becoming an independent investigator. Applicants should have demonstrated their potential to work as independent investigators. The fellowship award is $40,000 per year for each of two years, to support the research. 

November 15, 2017

ACS/ASBrS International Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to surgeons specifically working in breast cancer surgery in countries other than the U.S. and Canada to improve the quality of breast cancer surgical services. Preference will be given to applicants from developing nations.

Traveling Fellowship to Australia and New Zealand

The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage international exchange of information concerning surgical science, practice, and education and to establish professional and academic collaborations and friendships. The ACS Traveling Fellow will visit Australia and New Zealand, and a Traveling Fellow from Australia or New Zealand will visit North America.

Traveling Fellowship to Germany

The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage international exchange of surgical scientific information. The ACS Traveling Fellow will visit Germany, and a German Traveling Fellow will visit North America. 

Traveling Fellowship to Japan

The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage international exchange of surgical scientific information. The ACS Traveling Fellow will visit Japan, and a Japanese Traveling Fellow will visit North America.

December 15, 2017

Claude H. Organ, Jr., Scholarship

The family and friends of the late Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, have established an endowment through the ACS Foundation to provide funding for an annual fellowship to be awarded to an outstanding surgeon from the Society of Black Academic Surgeons, the Association of Women Surgeons, or the Surgical Section of the National Medical Association. This annual award is intended to serve as a lasting memorial to the extraordinary life and work of Dr. Organ.

May 19–22, 2018

Leadership & Advocacy Summit
Washington, DC
Renaissance Hotel


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