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Applications for WiSC Mentorship Program Due July 15



Applications for the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Mentorship Program for Women Surgeons are due Friday, July 15. Through this program early-career female surgeons develop a mentoring relationship with established surgeons representing all specialties of the ACS.

This year’s mentoring program, October 2016 through October 2017, will include up to 25 mentor/mentee pairs who must attend the ACS Clinical Congress 2016, Oct. 16-20 in Washington, D.C. Applicants must be ACS Fellows or Associate Fellows, or in the process of applying for ACS Fellowship.

The committee also seeks qualified mentors. Visit the Women in Surgery Committee (WiSC) webpage ( to download the mentor or mentee application. All applicants will receive notification by Aug. 30 regarding their participation in the program.

Find more information about the WiSC on its webpage at Submit applications to Connie Bura, Associate Director, Division of Member Services, at

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