Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, often listed as "FACS", is a post-nominal title used to indicate that the surgeon's education and training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct have passed a rigorous evaluation, and have been found to be consistent with the high standards established and demanded by said College. In order to apply for membership, a surgeon typically must be certified by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties.

ee also

*Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons

External links

* [http://www.facs.org/ American College of Surgeons]

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