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Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

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JACS

Journal of the American College of Surgeons

JACS is a monthly peer-reviewed journal publishing original contributions on all aspects of surgery, including scientific articles, collective reviews, experimental investigations, and more. It’s a membership benefit for all active ACS Fellows, and Associate and Resident members.

Journal of the American College of Surgeons

The official scientific publication of the American College of Surgeons. Formerly known as Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics (1905–1994), JACS has the goal of providing its readership the highest-quality rapid retrieval of information relevant to surgeons.

JACS is a monthly peer-reviewed journal publishing original contributions on all aspects of surgery. These contributions include original scientific articles, collective reviews, experimental investigations with clear clinical relevance, and a surgeon-at-work section.Access to and is available to all members of the ACS.

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Operative Word Podcast

The hosts speak with JACS authors about the motivation behind their latest research and the clinical implications it has for the practicing surgeon.

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Editorial Board

See the current editorial board for the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

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Articles in Press

"Articles in Press" contains peer-reviewed and accepted articles to be published in this journal.

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JACS Talking Points: Research in Action

Pretherapy PET Utility in Pancreatic Cancer

Dr Carlson discusses her recently published article in JACS, Baseline Characteristics and Utility of Pretherapeutic Fluorodeoxyglucose-PET for Pancreatic Cancer.

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