The Young Surgeons Working Group is accepting applications for both mentees and mentors.
Consider applying to become a mentee if you are within your first 6 years of breast surgery practice and would like to be matched with an experienced breast surgeon.
Interested in becoming a mentor to an early career breast surgeon? We are looking for Active Members who have been in practice for 10+ years and willing to mentor for at least a 1-year term.
The application deadline for both mentees and mentors is November 22, 2019.
The American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Surgeons are pleased to announce a shared scholarship, the 2020 ACS/ASBrS International Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to a surgeon specifically working in breast cancer surgery in underserved and developing areas to improve the quality of breast cancer surgical services.
The scholarship, in the amount of $5,000, provides the scholar with an opportunity to attend the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) 21st Annual Meeting, April 29 - May 3, 2020 at the Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV and to visit the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) headquarters in Chicago, IL, to learn about the standards for a breast cancer program/database and the importance of multidisciplinary breast cancer care. The deadline for receipt of all application materials is November 15, 2019.
The ACS website has the full list of requirements and a link to the application form.
The Society's Selected Readings in Breast Surgery program is now accessible under our website's Education tab. Selected Readings provides members with free access to a curated selection of online journal articles and an opportunity to gain additional insight through discussion points written by our panel of experts.
The Society's Question of the Week (QOTW) program, another popular free member benefit, provides members with a regular source of quick, to-the-point scenarios, allowing for self-assessment on a variety of hot topics now facing breast surgeons.
Can't get enough CME? Be sure to check out the Society's flagship online educational program, BESAP II, which provides up to 65 hours of self-assessment through our comprehensive list of sixteen major content areas impacting breast surgery.
The American Society of Breast Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.