Journal of the American College of Surgeons Online CME ProgramAccess JACS CME
The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation
The American College of Surgeons designates this journal-based CME activity for the maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ per month. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ACS Disclosure Policy
In accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the American College of Surgeons must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of this journal activity has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The editors of JACS are required to disclose all financial relationships and authors are required to disclose any financial relationship as it pertains to the content of their article. All reported conflicts are managed by a designated official to ensure a bias-free article. The Editor-in-Chief of JACS does not assign a manuscript for review to any person who discloses a conflict of interest with content of the manuscript.