The American College of Surgeons Professional Association Political Action Committee (ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC) will host various virtual engagement opportunities for members and SurgeonsPAC contributors at Clinical Congress 2021.
Eligible participants who make a suggested minimum contribution to the ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC during Clinical Congress are invited to participate in VIP donor activities. The suggested minimum contribution to participate in activities hosted by the ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC is $250 or more for Fellows and $50 or more for Resident Members and Associate Fellows. To help boost fundraising efforts and elevate its political footprint heading into the 2022 midterm elections, only SurgeonsPAC contributions made online or via text during Clinical Congress—Saturday, October 23, to Wednesday, October 27—will qualify for entry to these special events. Previous and future contributions are ineligible.
- Nonpartisan 2022 midterm election update: Nathan L. Gonzales, editor and publisher, Inside Elections, Thursday, November 4, 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Eastern Time
For questions, to RSVP, or to check on your 2021 SurgeonsPAC contribution status, contact [email protected].
SurgeonsPAC and SurgeonsVoice information booth
Clinical Congress attendees will have the opportunity to visit the SurgeonsPAC and SurgeonsVoice information booth in ACS Central to learn more about the College’s grassroots and political programs, including how to become more involved. Members also can visit facs.org/advocacy/surgeonspac and surgeonsvoice.org for more information.
Contributions to ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Contributions are voluntary, and all members of the ACSPA have the right to refuse to contribute without reprisal. Federal Law prohibits ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC from accepting contributions from foreign nationals. By law, if your contributions are made using a personal check or credit card, ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC may only use your contribution to support candidates in federal elections. All corporate contributions to ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC will be used for educational and administrative fees of ACSPA, and other activities permissible under federal law. Federal law requires ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC to use its best efforts to collect and report the name, mailing address, occupation, and the name of the employer of individuals who contribute over $200 in a calendar year. ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC is a program of the ACSPA which is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(6) of the IRS.