American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Registration Information

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New for Clinical Congress 2021: The College’s goal is to make the content shared at Clinical Congress accessible to as many surgeons in the field as possible. As a result, 2021 registration rates have been adjusted based on country classifications by income level from The World Bank.

View the list of countries.

Attendee Type


ACS Fellow (U.S. and Canada) $250
ACS Associate Fellow (U.S. and Canada) $250
International ACS Fellow/Associate Fellow (High- and Upper-Middle-Income Countries) $175
International ACS Fellow/Associate Fellow (Lower Middle-Income and Low-Income Countries) $50
Guest Physician (Non-member Surgeon - U.S. and Canada) $600
Guest Physician (Non-member Non-Surgeon - U.S and Canada) $600
International Guest Physician (Nonmember Surgeon - all other countries) $300
International Guest Physician (Nonmember Non-Surgeon - all other countries) $300
Commercial Press $450
Hospital Administrator (non-physician) $400
PhD Nonmember $375
Allied Health Other $350
Surgical Technician Nonmember $350
Nurse Nonmember $350
Surgical Assistant Nonmember $350
Medical Association Personnel $350
Hospital Purchasing Agent $350
ACS Retired Fellow* $85
Affiliate Member $75
Resident Nonmember** $60
Medical Student Nonmember** $25
Guest/Spouse $50
Resident Member $0
Medical Student Member $0
Initiate $0

Ticketed Courses

See a list of Postgraduate Courses

Course Type


Didactic Courses $195
Skills Courses (Lecture-Only) $295
Meet-the-Expert Sessions (No Fee) $0

Attendees must be a member of the American College of Surgeons at the time of registration to receive the member rate. Refunds will not be provided to those who become members after registering.

Commercial Representatives may obtain the commercial registration form by e-mailing a request to

* A Retired ACS Fellow is an individual who has notified the College, meets the ACS definition of Retired, has been granted Retired status, and is officially listed in the ACS database as Retired. The ACS definition of a Retired member is a surgeon who is not in the active practice of providing surgical or nonsurgical patient care, participating in funded research, or performing compensated teaching or administrative duties. Questions about Retired member status should be directed to

** Additionally, the American College of Surgeons offers discounted registration fees for both member and nonmember residents and medical students. To take advantage of the discount, nonmember residents and medical students must submit a letter verifying your educational status at the time of registration. Residents should obtain a letter from their program director; students should contact their department chairs.



Registration refunds will be issued if written requests are postmarked no later than 11:59 pm CT, Monday, October 11, 2021. Cancellations and registrations postmarked after the deadline will not be eligible for refunds. Please send a written request to Registration Services via email at or by fax to 312-202-5003. Please note: Conference attendee substitution from one individual to another is not permitted.

The American College of Surgeons reserves the right to cancel any regularly scheduled session prior to the start of the meeting and will make every effort to immediately notify registrants of a cancellation.

Additional Registration Details

Postgraduate Courses and Fees

Only registered meeting attendees may purchase postgraduate courses. Capacities are limited, and requests will be filled on a first-come, first-processed basis. Postgraduate course tickets may be purchased during the meeting, subject to availability. Course syllabi will be provided  prior to the conference.


All initiates of the ACS must register for the Clinical Congress if they wish to participate in the Convocation. Family members of Initiates are not required to register for the Clinical Congress program to attend the Convocation Ceremony.

Surgical Research and Fellowship Programs

Surgeons participating in surgical research or fellowship programs acceptable to the ACS are eligible for registration at the Resident Member or Nonmember rate as appropriate. Please submit a letter verifying your educational status at the time of registration to expedite processing.

Commercial Representatives

Commercial Representatives who wish to attend the Clinical Congress may obtain the commercial registration form by email a request to The categories and fees are listed at the top of this page.

Registration Questions

Should you have any questions regarding Clinical Congress registration, please contact Registration Services. Phone registrations are not accepted.


Phone: 312-202-5244

Fax: 312-202-5003

Membership Questions

Should you have any questions regarding your ACS membership prior to registering for Clinical Congress 2021, please contact Member Services:

Fellow Dues and Status

877-277-0036 or

Fellows and Applicants for Fellowship

800-293-9623 or

Associate Fellow, Resident, Medical Student, and Affiliate Members

800-293-4029 or

Clinical Congress 2021 Initiates

800-621-4111 or

For information on becoming a member of the College and to complete a membership application, please visit our Join page.