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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.

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Children's Surgery

Children’s Surgery Verification

Ensuring the most advanced surgical care in pediatrics

Children’s Surgery Verification

The Best Care for Every Child

The Children’s Surgery Verification (CSV) Quality Improvement Program, commonly referred to as the CSV Program, specifically addresses the surgical care of infants and children. The intent of the CSV program is to match children’s specific providers and resources to the individual needs of every child needing surgical care.

Verification Process

For verification, your center must meet all the standards and intend to actively pursue verification prior to submitting an application. Download the appropriate level of the Pre-Review Questionnaire.

About Verification

Apply Online

The CSV Quality Improvement Program Application is available online.

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Research News

Ten hospitals reduced opioid prescriptions for children with appendicitis through a quality improvement initiative and the use of ACS NSQIP Pediatric led to 80% fewer prescriptions with no harm in patient outcomes.

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Contact Us

The Children’s Surgery Team is dedicated to supporting questions regarding the CSV program.