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Philadelphia Academy of Surgery
To Become a Fellow
The mission of the Academy is "the Cultivation and Improvement of the Science and Art of Surgery, the Elevation of the Medical Profession, [and] the Promotion of the Public Health..." To become a Fellow of the Academy, The candidate must be a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy who has graduated from a reputable School of Medicine or Osteopathy and is either board certified in a surgical specialty by an American Board of Medical Specialties Board or a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. “Those wishing to participate in the scientific mission of the Academy must be proposed for Fellowship by a Fellow in good standing. The proposal must be supported by two other Fellows in good standing. The application for Fellowship consists of the proposed candidate’s curriculum vitae and letters from the proposing Fellow and the two supporting Fellows.” The candidate for Fellowship must receive the approval of the Council at two Council meetings before the candidate's name may be presented to the Academy as a candidate for election. The candidate must meet such other requirements as are, from time to time, stipulated by the By-Laws. 

Proposals shall be considered by the Council upon receipt of all two letters and the curriculum vitae. Fellows interested in proposing or supporting a candidate .

A curriculum vitae and all two letters should be sent to the Secretary of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery:

Secretary, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery
Re: Fellowship
P.O. Box 19
Wynnewood, PA 19096-0019

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