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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
children's surgery verification

Verification

The ACS, in collaboration with the Task Force for Children’s Surgical Care, developed standards to improve surgical care for children surgical patients. These standards have led the development of the Children’s Surgery Verification Program and are the nation’s first and only multispecialty standards for children’s surgical care.

Apply

The Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program Application is available online.

Apply Online

Optimal Resources for Children’s Surgical Care 2021

Please note: Your center must meet all the standards and intend to actively pursue verification for the designation level sought prior to submitting an application.

To assist centers planning to apply, the application (PRQ) will be available as a PDF for each level below. The PRQ will assist centers in preparing appropriate documentation and information to ensure standards have been met prior to applying for verification.

Level I Pre-Review Questionnaire

Level I Specialty Musculoskeletal Pre-Review Questionnaire

Level I Specialty Oncology Pre-Review Questionnaire

Level II Pre-Review Questionnaire

Level III Pre-Review Questionnaire

On-Site and PRQ Upload Requirements