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

Registration and Travel


Register online for the Outcomes Research Course today. Space is limited to 70 participants and preference is given to members of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

Course Fee

The course fee is $2,200. The early bird fee is $2,000 for those who complete their registration and submit payment by October 3. The course fee includes tuition, course materials, and meals—daily continental breakfasts, lunches, refreshment breaks, a reception, and a group dinner. Participants are responsible for transportation and travel costs, hotel charges, and remaining meals.

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellations will be issued for written requests received by October 13. A $250 handling fee will be retained for all refunds. Registrants who cancel after the October 13 deadline will not receive a full refund unless an alternate from the course’s official waiting list can be confirmed. Cancellations should be submitted via e-mail to Registration Services at Cancellations may be sent via e-mail, fax, or mail.


The ACS has arranged special meeting discounts with United Airlines. These special discounts are available by booking with United directly, though a travel agent, or online.

United Airlines
Phone: 800-426-1122
Agreement Code 833768

Purchase your ticket online at and receive a discount off the lowest applicable fares.  Please enter ZRAG833768 to receive your discount when booking online. Area/zone fares based on geographic location are also available with no Saturday night stay required.

Housing Information

A course housing room block has been reserved at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel, located within the ACS headquarters building. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly. Please reference the “ACS Outcomes Research Course” to obtain the group rate of $249 single/double, plus tax, per night. The hotel will honor this rate only until the room block fills or Monday, November 3.

Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile
633 St. Clair St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Room Rate: $249 single/double, plus tax, per night

Contact Information

Course Questions

Please submit your inquiries to Carla Manosalvas, Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care, at or 312-202-5319.

Registration Questions

For registration-related questions, please contact Registration Services at or 312-202-5244.