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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your 鶹ýmember benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your 鶹ýcolleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your 鶹ýmember benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your 鶹ýcolleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS

鶹ýGovernance

How we’re organized to achieve better surgical outcomes

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鶹ýGovernance

Collaboration and Cooperation for Better Surgical Outcomes

The policies of the 鶹ýare formulated and implemented through the work and cooperation of various organizational and administrative elements. We’re all working together for better surgical outcomes.

鶹ýChapters

Chapters provide members with an opportunity to improve the quality of surgical care through engagement at the local level.

Advisory Councils

Advisory Councils enhance the ACS’ relationship with the surgical specialties by serving as liaisons between the Board of Regents and specialty organizations.

鶹ýCommittees

鶹ýCommittees represent various aspects of the surgical profession to help serve members of the College.

Executive Staff

The 鶹ýis comprised of divisions led by our Executive Staff.

College Officials

Officers

Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS
President
Miami, FL
Tyler G. Hughes, MD, FACS
First Vice-President
Salina, KS
Deborah A. Kuhls, MD, FACS
Second Vice-President
Las Vegas, NV
Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), DFSVS, MAMSE
Immediate Past President
Winston-Salem, NC
Sherry Wren, MD, FACS
Secretary
Palo Alto, CA
Don K. Nakayama, MD, MBA, FACS
Treasurer
Chapel Hill, NC
Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS
Executive Director & CEO
Chicago, IL
Paige A. Rodgers, CPA, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Chicago, IL

Officers-Elect

Beth H. Sutton, MD, FACS
President-Elect
Wichita Falls, TX
Nancy L. Gantt, MD, FACS
First Vice-President-Elect
Youngstown, OH
Dennis H. Kraus, MD, FACS
Second Vice-President-Elect
Centennial, CO

Conflict of Interest Policy—Officers, Officers-Elect, members of the Board of Regents, members of the Board of Governors Executive Committee, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College Surgeons, and its affiliated organizations.