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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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Health and Safety Protocols and Procedures

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (as of 05/10/2022):

  • TQIP Annual Conference attendees must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination in order to pick up an attendee badge.
  • American College of Surgeons Vaccination Status Policy for Meetings: To ensure safety for all in-person participants in Phoenix, Arizona, and unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, the 2022 TQIP Annual Conference is a COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIRED event for all attendees and staff. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required.
  • Attendees must be fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or World Health Organization (WHO). A list of approved vaccines can be found here. 
  • The ACS requires that masks be always worn by all attendees and staff, except when actively eating and drinking.
  • The ACS requires that all attendees must claim their own badge at badge pick-up.
  • Alternate Pathway for Non-Vaccinated: 
    • In the event one is not vaccinated due to health or religious reasons, results of a daily (taken within 24 hours prior to the start of each meeting day) negative test must be submitted each day of participation. Self-administered tests will not be accepted; testing must be performed by a lab or service that provides printed or digital results that include your full name, date of test, and location of test. Individuals are responsible for locating these service providers; ACS-TQIP does not maintain a list.