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Apply by April 3 for ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence Program



The application period for the American College of Surgeons (ACS) two-year on-site Clinical Scholars in Residence Fellowship in surgical outcomes research, health services research, and health care policy for positions starting in 2016 opened January 1, 2015. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have completed two years of clinical training and are able to obtain two years of program funding from their home institution or other granting agency. Applicants must be members in good standing of the ACS. The application deadline is April 3, 2015.

The Clinical Scholar in Residence will have the opportunity to work in multiple areas within the ACS Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care to advance the College’s quality improvement initiatives and to perform research relevant to ongoing ACS projects. Participants will also earn a master’s degree during their two years. The Clinical Scholar will be mentored in clinical, statistical, and health services research. Since the ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence Program began in 2005, the participants have gone on to have successful careers in this field.

Clinical Scholars in Residence dates:

Application deadline: April 3, 2015

Interview notification: May 1, 2015

Interview Process: May 1–31, 2015

Notification of appointment: June 12, 2015

Starting date: July 1, 2016

View more information on the Clinical Scholars in Residence Program on the ACS website at If you have additional questions, contact the ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence Program at

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