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Membership Benefits at a Glance

The American College of Surgeons has categories of membership that correspond with the varying stages of one’s surgical career. See the benefits available to each membership category and join today!

Member Benefits


Associate Fellow


Medical Student


FACS Designation





Participation in the Young Fellows Association (YFA)—ages 45 and younger





Inclusion in the Find a Surgeon Database




Access to the Surgeon Specific Registry




Use of the MyCME online CME tracking and reporting tool




Participation in the Resident and Associate Society (RAS)




Print and/or online subscription to the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS)

Monthly JACS CME Opportunities




Subscription to the ACS Bulletin

Access to online Quality Payment Program and Regulatory Resource Centers

Free registration to attend Leadership & Advocacy Summit

Invitation to join your local ACS Chapter


Access to the ACS Online Communities

Discounted registration to the annual Clinical Congress

Discounted pricing on ACS online and in-person educational courses

Discounted member pricing on ACS extensive offering of educational publications and resources

Discounts on Patient Education Program resources

Discounts on insurance, car rentals, travel packages, banking, and more!