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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS
ACS Accreditation and Verification

Improve Hospital Outcomes

The ACS has programs to enhance surgical care and outcomes in hospital and healthcare organizations

Improve Hospital Outcomes

Accreditation Means Excellence

The ACS has perhaps the highest standards in surgical care in the healthcare industry across all major surgical specialties. We teach, we train, we observe—plus we give you benchmarks to excel. See which of our programs fit you and your healthcare organization.

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General Steps to Accreditation

Below are the general steps to accreditation/verification for the ACS Quality Programs. Each program has unique components for the patient population they serve, therefore refer to the individual programs for specific requirements.

  1. Look up program eligibility
  2. Review standards and program resources
  3. Apply to begin the accreditation/verification process
  4. Verification of of eligibility and contracting
  5. Complete the Pre-Review Questionnaire and prepare for site visit
  6. Complete site visit
  7. Receive Accreditation/Verification Report with the site visit outcome.

Participating Hospitals and Institutions