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

Setting the Quality Standard

For more than 100 years, the American College of Surgeons has set the Quality Standard.

Learn more about our progress in raising the quality bar.

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Quality and Safety Manual

Our manual of key concepts—the ACS has released Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety to guide surgeons in leading surgical quality improvement and patient safety efforts in their institutions, departments, and practices. Our collaborative manual from 135 contributing authors draws on principles for achieving surgical excellence. 

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Quality and Safety Conference

View photos of our recently held 2017 Quality and Safety Conference on Flickr.

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