American College of Surgeons
American College of Surgeons (American College) is a scientific and educational association of surgeons, which is involved in improving the quality of care for the surgical patient by giving quality surgical education and practice. The college conducts various programs to surgeons, and also gives updated information on surgical subjects. The college, through its Commission on Cancer conducts programs, improves the care of the cancer patient; monitors and analyzes socioeconomic, legislative, and regulatory issues affecting the field of surgery through its Division of Advocacy and Health Policy. American College is also a sponsoring organization for the Residency Review Committees for colon and rectal surgery, neurological surgery, otolaryngology, plastic surgery, thoracic surgery, and urology. American College supports postdoctoral education in surgery through several scholarship programs. The College is headquartered at Chicago in Illinois, the US.