Pre-Candidate Membership

Are you a medical student or general surgery resident/trainee?

Applicants must:

  • Be a medical student or general surgery residents enrolled in an appropriately accredited or otherwise recognized medical school;
  • Be enrolled in a general surgery educational program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, or the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada or its equivalency; or
  • If living outside the United States and Canada, be enrolled in an accredited or otherwise recognized medical school or general surgery educational program.

Membership Dues

Annual dues for Pre-Candidate Membership are only $25.

Initial dues payment may be prorated based on the date that completed application materials are submitted ($12.50 after July 1) and payment will be processed upon submission.

For more information, contact STS Member Services at Membership (312) 202-5800.