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

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has developed COVID-19 and Surgery as 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. 

Bulletin: ACS COVID-19 Newsletter

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Ethical Considerations

Legislative and Regulatory Updates

COVID-19 Patient Reporting

ACS Statement on Discrimination

A Surgeon’s Voice

Data Visualizations and Collection

Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Resources

Disclaimer: 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.