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

International Surgeons

Connecting a global network of more than 82,000 members, international surgeons comprise nearly 10 percent of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) membership. The ACS is the strongest voice for surgeons of all specialties and has been at the forefront of providing quality support for surgeons since 1913. Scholarship programs, reduced membership dues and Clinical Congress registration fees, and educational resources for professional development are among the many benefits available to international members. Patient resources are also available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.


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While progress has been made in the number of surgeons who identify as women serving in leadership positions, barriers still exist in a myriad of settings. Join us on Thursday, February 17 at 8:00 am CT to hear from Drs. Sandra L. Wong and Asmaa Al Rashed on how they created their personal pathways to leadership roles in the US and Kuwait.


International Benefits

Watch an informational webinar to learn about the various benefits of joining as an International Fellow. Hear from ACS staff about key member benefits and listen to testimonials from two ACS Fellows and chapter leaders about their membership paths.

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Become a Fellow

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Hear from Patricia Turner, MD, FACS, Director of the Division of Member Services, on the process to become a Fellow.

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Member Scholarships

The College offers a variety of surgical research and travel scholarships and fellowships for ACS members, including international Fellows and Residents.

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Professional Resources

Learn about ACS courses, products and services for international surgeons.

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Patient Resources

View brochures available in multiple languages that educate your patients about surgical procedures.

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International Chapters

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