Visit ACS Central to connect with and learn more about the College

Make the most of your Clinical Congress experience and visit ACS Central 9:00 am−4:30 pm Monday through Wednesday in the Exhibit Hall, Moscone Center South, Halls ABC. ACS Central is your go-to place to learn about the latest College programs and services, engage with ACS staff, purchase publications and ACS-branded merchandise only available at Clinical Congress, get together with friends and colleagues, charge your devices, or simply sit and relax.

ACS Central also is the place to update your member profile and get a professional headshot photo, create a short video reflecting your ACS experiences, and donate a pair of socks to the San Francisco homeless through Operation Sock Drop.

ACS Central houses the following:

  • ACS Store
  • Advocacy and Regulatory Affairs
  • Education
  • Manage Your Profile (free professional photography)
  • Member Engagement
  • My Specialty and Quality Programs
  • MyCME (Continuing Medical Education)
  • Publications and Online Resources
  • Surgeon Specific Registry (SSR)
  • Video Booth – share your ACS memories

Make sure to visit the following booths, which will be open Sunday through Thursday in Moscone Center South Lobby:

  • ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC (American College of Surgeons Professional Association political action committee)
  • Wi-Fi and Clinical Congress App Support
  • Become a Member/Member Services, where you can join ACS, pay your membership dues, or ask questions about your membership
  • MyCME and Webcast Sales booths are located throughout the convention center and will be open the same hours as registration

ACS Central also features the ACS Theatre, where featured programming on special topics of interest will be offered, including the following:

Financial Pressures Facing Surgeons: 
ACS Response – Advocacy 

1:15–2:15 pm, Monday

11:30 am–12:30 pm, Tuesday

Global Health Initiatives through 
Operation Giving Back 

11:30 am–12:30 pm, Wednesday

In addition, the ACS Theatre will feature patient education courses, estate planning, international benefits update, and how to get published in Journal of the American College of Surgeons. See the insert in today’s paper for the complete schedule. Check the meeting app, grab an ACS Central brochure, stop by ACS Central to see the schedule.