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for choosing to apply for Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons. We are here to support you through the
application process. If you need assistance with your
application, please contact us at email@example.com or call
Applications for 2019 are now closed.
Apply to become a Fellow in
Applicants for Fellowship must have been in an independent
practice for a minimum of three-years (on or before December 1, 2016)
and be board
Apply now and you will be considered
for induction into the College as a Fellow in 2020. The application process
concludes with the granting of Fellowship each year at the ACS Clinical
The following Eligibility Requirements must be met before
proceeding to the application.
I know three(3) Fellows of the College who can serve as references for me and complete a reference form that speaks of my qualifications as a surgeon.
I have been practicing surgery for three (3) years or more since the completion of my formal training (residency, fellowship training, etc., do not count as practice time).
I hold a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in my country.
I hold a current appointment on the surgical staff of a hospital with no reportable action pending that could adversely affect staff privileges at any hospital.
I practice as a general surgeon or as a surgical specialist within the scope of my specialty.
Please check the box below that best describes your current certification status (Check all that apply):
An American Surgical Specialty Board which is a member of the ABMS.
A Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh,England,Glasgow or Ireland).
An appropriate national surgical board from the country where I currently practice.
We request that you be prepared to upload the following
documents into the application:
Once you submit the application, you will receive an email
confirmation outlining the next steps in the application process.
Questions should be referred to the email and phone number listed
If you are not a current ACS member (Associate Fellow) you will be required to
pay a non-refundable application fee (in U.S. dollars) on-line at the end of the
application. This payment is required before you can submit your completed
application. Applications will not be processed without payment of the
2019 International Application Fees
Application fees are based on the
World Bank income categories for each country - http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-and-lending-groupsHigh-
and upper-middle-income countries: $100 Low- and middle-income countries:
$50 Low-income countries: $25
You will become an Associate Fellow
member of the College while your Fellowship application is being
processed. After you are inducted as a Fellow, you will be billed for dues in
January to maintain your membership for the year. The FACS designation (Fellow
of the American College of Surgeons) can only be used by dues paying ACS
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