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Selected Readings in General Surgery

Selected Readings in General Surgery (SRGS)® is the premier literature review for general surgeons. SRGS has been available continually for more than 40 years and has been published by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education since 2007. 

The program provides you with evidence-based content to support state-of-the-art surgical practice. The revolving cycle of topics offers a variety of learning opportunities, and each of the eight editions published during a subscription year contains a self-assessment test that gives you the opportunity to earn CME credit.

SRGS Connect, our online subscription format, can be read on any mobile device, allowing you to access SRGS whenever and wherever it’s convenient.

Take advantage of this easy way to stay current with the surgical literature, improve your patient outcomes, and earn CME self-assessment credit from your home or office.

Selected Writings for SRGS

Dr. Richardson at CC2014

Selected Readings in General Surgery (SRGS) has been honored to have the support of the 96th president of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), J. David Richardson, MD, FACS. During that time, Dr. Richardson has contributed a number of article commentaries that have been included in the online version of SRGS. It is our extreme pleasure to present the entire collection of these commentaries to you.

Dr. Richardson is a general, thoracic, and trauma surgeon, a professor of surgery, and vice-chairman of the Hiram C. Polk, Jr., MD Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Ky - See more at:

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SRGS at Clinical Congress

Stop by the SRGS booth at Clinical Congress 2015 to purchase or renew a subscription at a special meeting rate. The SRGS booth is located in the ACS Resource Center, Exhibit Hall F2, Level 3, inside McCormick Place.

Straight from the Source

Selected Readings in General Surgery (SRGS®) scours peer-reviewed medical journals for the most relevant evidence-based content. In this video, ACS Fellows discuss how they use this product to spend their time learning, not searching. Eight online and print editions of the digest are issued each year to help surgeons stay current with the most important articles in surgery.

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Current Issue


Vol. 41, No. 8, Rural Surgery mails the week of December 7.

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