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  1. RAS-ACS: What’s New? Joshua Broghammer, M.D. Chair, RAS-ACS

  2. Mission • Familiarize residents and young surgeons with the College, its programs, and leadership • Avenue for participation in College affairs • Develop and use leadership skills in organized surgery • Opportunity for the concerns of residents and young surgeons to be heard by the College

  3. What’s Old-Membership • Resident- Open to all surgical residents in an ACGME accredited program • Associate- Young surgeons within 5 years of training • Medical student- Accredited program. Both allopathic and osteopathic

  4. What’s Old-Membership • Membership continues to grow >13K • Medical student fastest growing members • PGY-1 year is FREE! • Resident- $20 per year • Medical student- $20 until graduation

  5. Benefits • Free subscription to the Journal of the American College of Surgeons • Electronic newsletter and Web site • Opportunities to serve on various committees of the College • Free registration for Clinical Congress and Spring Meeting and access to CME credits • Access to ACS insurance programs • A voice in policy-making issues concerning residents and young surgeons

  6. Benefits-Intangibles • Help set policy for the field of surgery • Networking opportunities • Mentorship relationships

  7. . Membership Communications Executive Board Chair – Josh Broghammer Vice Chair– Josh Mammen Secretary – Heena Santry Education Issues

  8. RAS Projects • July Bulletin- Health Care Policy and the Future of Surgery • Bi-Monthly E-newsletter • Liaison Program

  9. 2010 Clinical Congress • “Turning the house surgery into a home: managing family life as a surgeon” • “Do more requirements make a better surgeon?” • Surgical Jeopardy • Spectacular Cases • Sunday morning business meeting

  10. Future Endeavors • Create better relationships with the ACS Chapters • Develop educational materials for residents on health policy • Continue to expand membership

  11. Contact Ras@facs.org

  12. Questions