Announcements

  • New President Installed

    Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), DFSVS, MAMSE, was installed as the 2021−2022 ACS President, on Sunday, October 24, during the 2021 Convocation ceremony. Learn more about Dr. Freischlag and #SurgeonsSowingHope, the theme for her ACS presidency.
  • Register for Clinical Congress 2021!

    Join us October 23–27 for Clinical Congress 2021! This year's Clinical Congress will be a VIRTUAL event offering important surgical education opportunities for medical professionals across all specialties and career stages. The program will focus on the latest advances in surgical science, practice, and education, all celebrated under this year’s theme, "Resilience in the Pursuit of Excellence."
  • ACS Quality and Safety Conference VIRTUAL Content Available through August 16

    The 2021 ACS Quality and Safety Conference VIRTUAL has been a great success, and because the event is continuing to see a high number of sessions being viewed and new registrations, access to conference content has been extended through August 16! This year's conference featured 90 sessions and more than 400 abstract presentations, so there is sure to be content that will help you improve quality and safety in your practice.
  • Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS, Selected as Next ACS Executive Director

    Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS, has been named the next Executive Director of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Turner will begin her new role as Executive Director-Elect on October 1, 2021, and she will formally assume the role of Executive Director on January 1, 2022. She succeeds David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, who has served as Executive Director since 2010.