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

Advocacy Workgroup


Jason Wilson, MD, FACS

About Us

The Advocacy Workgroup represents the needs of young physicians within the legislative agenda of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).


  • Represent the YFA as liaisons to appropriate College, PAC, and Board of Governor committees
  • Share a leadership role with the other workgroups in the curriculum development, marketing, and implementation of the annual ACS Leadership Conference for Young Surgeons in Washington, DC
  • Market and support the Joint Surgical Advocacy Conference annually in Washington, DC
  • Represent the YFA and ACS at the American Medical Association's Young Physicians' Section annual and interim meetings