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

The Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) sponsors a variety of committees that work on annual projects for the society during the year. As an ACS Resident Member or Associate Fellow, you are encouraged to get involved and join a RAS Committee. Each committee meets one Wednesday a month via conference call.

  • 1st Wednesday: Associate Fellow at 7:00 pm CT
  • 1st Wednesday: Advocacy & Issues at 8:00 pm CT
  • 2nd Wednesday: Communications at 8:00 pm CT
  • 3rd Wednesday: Membership at 8:00 pm CT
  • 4th Wednesday: Education at 8:00 pm CT

Contact RASNews@facs.org and tell us which committee you would like to join and we will include you in the roster.

ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit

Leadership & Advocacy Summit

May 15–17, 2021 | Virtual

The Summit is a dual meeting offering comprehensive and specialized sessions to provide ACS members, leaders, and advocates with topics focused on effective surgeon leadership, as well as interactive advocacy training with coordinated virtual visits to Congressional offices.

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Leadership Transformation during the COVID-19 Pandemic Series

The Leadership Transformation during the COVID-19 Pandemic series will highlight leadership in the realm of community advocacy, translational research to impactful policy, and research transformation as we respond to a global pandemic. Members will use the lens of content experts' insights to explore becoming impactful leaders engaged in community advocacy, learn about strategies and tools required to expand translational research into policy, and discover how to respond acutely to large clinical changes that impact the local and global environment and how we can learn from those changes. This three-part series kicks off on May 14.

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ACS On-Demand CPT Coding Courses

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is pleased to collaborate with KZA in offering four on-demand coding courses that will provide you with the tools necessary to increase revenue and decrease compliance risk. A workbook will be shipped to you prior to starting the on-demand course so you can follow along with the instructor as you learn at your own pace—starting and stopping when convenient. You will also be provided online access to the KZA Alumni site where you will find additional resources and frequently asked questions and correct coding.

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ACS Chapter Meetings

As a Resident Member or Associate Fellow, you are encouraged to seek out your local ACS chapter to attend meetings and events in your local area. For more information, see Chapter information on the ACS website.