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Welcome to MCACS

The Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (MCACS) is Michigan’s grass roots division of the American College of Surgeons. The Chapter works at the state level to influence Michigan governmental policies that affect your everyday practice such as medical malpractice law, safety issues, and scope of practice law. Governors are selected from the MCACS to represent your interests to the ACS. Michigan Chapter members also act as representatives for the College on the ACS Committee on Cancer, Committee on Trauma and Young Surgeons Issues Committee.

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A Message from the President

It is an honor to represent the Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (MCACS), a scientific and educational association of surgeons who meet each May in camaraderie to network, enhance the science and art of surgery and provide encouragement to those who are the future of surgery, our surgical residents.  In addition to holding our Annual Meeting, the MCACS is involved in advocacy at the state level. The Chapter is comprised of greater than 1100 surgeons and is governed by a Council, led by Dr. Ronald Hirschl with the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Learn More.

Ronald B. Hirschl, MD, FACS

President, Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons

The Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (MCACS) has been closely monitoring the rapidly changing developments of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In light of the growing concerns over the threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and travel bans already issued by many universities, hospitals and organizations, we believe it is in the best interest of all involved to cancel the MCACS 67th Annual Meeting & MCOT 70th Annual Meeting. Any paid meeting registrations and exhibitor/sponsorship fees will be refunded. We plan to return to Boyne Mountain Resort next May for the 2021 Meeting. More information will be sent in the coming weeks once the date has been confirmed.

2019 Meeting CME: If you did not receive your CME certificate from the 2019 Meeting in Grand Rapids, email for assistance.

There are no upcoming events at this time.


The Michigan Chapter of the ACS (MCACS)  would like to invite you to become a member! It’s your membership that will continue to let the Chapter focus on important issues facing Michigan surgeons.

Young Surgeons Issues Committee (YSIC)

Members of the Young Surgeons Issues Committee (YSIC) must be Fellows under the age of 45. Two new members shall be appointed each year and serve three-year terms or until their 45th birthday, whichever comes first.

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