Applications for Membership, Associate Membership, and Affiliate Membership are now being accepted for this third application cycle of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Academy of Master Surgeon Educators. Nominations will be accepted until March 20, 2020. Applications will be accepted until April 3, 2020.
Developed by the ACS Division of Education, the mission of the Academy is to play a leadership role in advancing the science and practice of education across all surgical specialties, promoting the highest achievements in the lifetimes of surgeons.
The Academy’s goals include the following:
- Defining megatrends in surgical education and training
- Steering advances in the field
- Fostering innovation and collaboration
- Providing mentorship
- Underscoring the critical importance of surgical education in the changing milieu of health care
Induction into the Academy is a high honor, and membership carries with it the responsibility to “give back” by supporting the mission and goals of the Academy and participating in Academy-sponsored programs and activities.
Additional information about the Academy, as well as the online application, can be found on the ACS website. Navigate to “Apply for Membership” or “Nominate,” which can be found on the left-hand navigation tabs and under the introductory paragraphs.