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CSTAR has been accredited by the following bodies:

American College of Surgeons

The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.

Royal College


The Royal College is the national professional association that oversees the medical education of specialists in Canada. They accredit the university programs that train resident physicians for their specialty practices, and they write and administer the demanding examinations that residents must pass to become certified as specialists.