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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
Trauma Programs

Getting Started with Level III TQIP

  • Check with your trauma registry vendor to confirm that you have fully implemented the current version of the ACS National Trauma Data Standard Data Dictionary.
  • Discuss Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP) participation with your registry vendor to be sure your registry is ready for TQIP.
  • Submit a completed ACS TQP Application.
  • Ensure your hospital has signed the current BAA/DUA with the American College of Surgeons (last updated 2017). If your center currently submits to NTDB you should already have an updated BAA/DUA on file.
  • Execute a TQIP Hospital Participation Agreement (this will be sent after you have submitted a completed application).
  • Pay the annual TQIP Participation fee. For more details regarding TQIP pricing, please log in to the TQP Account Center.
  • Visit the TQIP website for more information about program deliverables and expectations.