Application for Fellowship Checklist for U.S. & Canada
PLEASE READ BEFORE COMPLETING APPLICATION
Thank you 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 1-800-293-9623.
Apply to Become a Fellow in 2021
Applications for 2020 are now
Apply now and you will be considered for induction into the College as a Fellow in 2021. The application process concludes with the granting of Fellowship each year at the ACS Clinical Congress.
Review the Statements on Principles and the Fellowship Requirements for more information on the ACS expectations of Fellows and the application process.
Please note: If you are NOT certified under the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and meet one of the following three (3) scenarios, you will need a waiver before applying. Please DO NOT proceed with completing an application at this time and review the waiver instructions .
- Scenario 1: You
are working in the US or Canada but were internationally trained or do not
have U.S. or Canadian board certification.
- Scenario 2: You
are a dual-degree oral and maxillofacial surgeon (MD,DDS) without Board
certification from the ABMS.
- Scenario 3: You are a single degree (DDS/DMD) oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
Please proceed with completing an application if you meet the following Eligibility Requirements:
We request that you be prepared to upload a current Curriculum Vitae (CV) into the application.
Once you submit your application you will receive an email confirmation outlining the next steps in the application process. This will include information on when to submit your Surgical Case List reflecting the type and volume of surgical cases you have performed during the past year, and when your Interview (excludes military) will be conducted with the Committee on Applicants. Questions should be referred to the email and phone number listed above.
If you are not a current ACS member (Associate Fellow) you will be required to pay a non-refundable $200 application fee (US) on-line at the end of the application. Applications will not be processed without payment of the application fee.
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 Fellows.