Ability to make your voice heard in the local surgical communities, state organizations, College affairs and government bodies.
Annual Clinic Day and Multi-Specialty Surgical Symposium held in December each year in conjunction with the Nassau Surgical Society.
Young surgeon representative sent to Washington, D.C. each year to learn the workings of advocacy & leadership for the Chapter of the College.
Welcome to the Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
The Brooklyn & Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (BLIACS) was founded in 1930 and holds the Number One Charter from the College. As the largest Chapter in the State of New York, we are the local representative Chapter for the downstate Fellows. Not only providing continuing medical educational opportunities for our members, but also advocates for the Fellows in assisting in lobby efforts for the ACS.