Rhode Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons

Who We Are

Welcome to the Rhode Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (RI ACS). We are a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 with the goal of improving the quality care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.

We strive to seek close fellowship of our members while uniting their efforts to improve the quality of care for surgical patients in Rhode Island. Continuing education and advocacy for our members is a top priority.

Upcoming Events and Meetings

Annual Colorectal Visiting Professor Meeting

Date: April 24, 2023
Location: Waterman Grille, East Providence, R

Register Here

Virtual Resident Paper Competition

Submissions Due: 5/1/2023
Event Date: 5/25/2023
Contact Ali Walz at awalz@rimed.org for details and how to apply.

We are glad you are here!

If you want to learn more about the Rhode Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (RI ACS), please reach out to our Executive Director, Ali Walz at awalz@rimed.org.


Listen to the “House of Surgery” podcast for surgeons in all specialities and practices from the American College of Surgeons.

Journal of the American College of Surgeons

JACS (Journal of the American College of Surgeons) is a monthly peer-reviewed journal. It’s a membership benefit for all active ACS Fellows and Associate and Resident members.

RI State House
Charles Adams, MD
Michael Connolly
Immediate Past President
Ann Marie Dunican, MD
Melissa Murphy, MD
Gary Wharton, MD
Stephanie Lueckel, MD
Leslie Roth, MD
Adam Klipfel, MD