PLEASE READ BEFORE COMPLETING APPLICATION
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call
If you are applying
for Fellowship by or before October 31st of the current year, you will be
considered for induction into the College as a Fellow in the following year. The
application process concludes with the granting of Fellowship each year at the
ACS Clinical Congress.
Please review the Statements on
Principles and the Fellowship
Requirements for more information on the ACS expectations of Fellows and the
The following Eligibility Requirements must be met before
proceeding to the application.
Three years of uninterrupted surgical practice in one location, intended as permanent, after the completion of all formal training, is required.
A full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the country and in the state or province where they are in practice.
A current appointment on the surgical staff of the applicant's primary hospital with no reportable action pending that could adversely affect staff privileges at that or any other health care facility.
A current surgical practice that establishes the applicant as a specialist in surgery. All applicants are expected to be physicians who have primary independent responsibility for the surgical treatment of patients.
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confirmation outlining the next steps in the application process.
Questions should be referred to the email and phone number listed