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

COVID-19 Resource Center

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) COVID-19 Resource Center is an online resource for the surgical community facing the impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Content has been developed or curated under the auspices of ACS Regents and Officers to bring surgeons trusted information, including best practices and guidance that specifically target the concerns and challenges surgeons face.

If you have any relevant information you want to bring to our attention, please email covid19@facs.org.

#TalkItUp

As surgeons, having difficult conversations with our patients is part of the job. Now we need your help in starting a new conversation: speaking with your patients about being vaccinated against COVID-19.

  Learn more

Joint Statement

With COVID-19 case counts rising amid the spread of the Delta variant, the ACS joined more than 50 health care professional societies and organizations in a call for all health care employers to require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 

  Learn More

Well-Being

ACS is committed to the health and well-being of surgeons and the health care community. We offer tips, tools, and curated resources focused on well-being.

  Read more

The American College of Surgeons is committed to providing the surgical community with information that can guide quality care during the COVID-19 global health pandemic. College leadership and others review information before it is released. However, given the nature of the situation and how quickly the science is evolving, what is presently thought to be accurate may change. Information will be updated whenever possible.