The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) is a community of health care professionals who are dedicated to advancing the understanding, prevention and treatment of disorders of the colon, rectum and anus.
The affairs of the Society are managed by a board of directors known as the Executive Council and the accompanying bylaws.
Bylaws are rules adopted and maintained by an association or society that define and direct its internal structure and management. The ASCRS reviews its bylaws on a continuous basis to keep them current and relevant. Members should familiarize themselves with the document to better understand the organization they represent and that represents them.