Organizational Members | CNIS | Canadian Network for International Surgery

Organizational Members

Through its public engagement activity and advocacy within North America, CNIS has developed formal partnerships with highly respected organizations, hospitals, foundations and universities throughout  North America. Our partners collaborate with us in the implementation of our courses and enhance CNIS’ capacity to deliver our programs.

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Organizational Members 2017




the Canadian AnesthesiologistsSociety International Education Foundation (CAS IEF)

The CAS was founded in 1943 as a not-for-profit, voluntary organization .



Canadian Association of General Surgeons


The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)

The SOGC is one of Canada’s oldest national specialty organizations. Established in 1944, the Society’s mission is to promote excellence in the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology




The Centre for Global Surgery | McGill University Health Centre

OkaZhi | Okanagan-Zambia Health InitiativeOkaZHI |Founded by Dr. Bill Nelems in 2009, the OkaZHI Foundation is a bold and exciting new effort working for the enhancement of basic healthcare and health education in Zambia


University of Calgary

The University of Calgary supports CNIS surgical courses in Hawassa, Ethiopia. Calgary surgeons Drs. Gwen Hollaar, Doug Johnson, Rob Malloy and Zoe Parr have taught Essential Surgical Skills (ESS) courses for CNIS in Hawassa

Faculty of MedicineBranch for International Surgical Care
The Branch for International Surgical Care was created to advance surgical care in international health





University of Alberta Office of International Surgery

The UAlberta Office of International Surgery (OIS) was founded within the Department of Surgery in January 2012 to address a perceived and real deficiency, compared to other comparable Canadian Universities, in the focus on and activities relating to the field of global surgery.


University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine . The only bilingual medical faculty in Canada, we are committed to excellence in education and health research, and are attuned to the needs of the communities we serve – from local to global




Office of International Surgery – University of Toronto | The Office of International Surgery (OIS) at the University of Toronto was established by the Department of Surgery to foster surgical education and research for development.

Canadian Association of Surgical Chairs (CASC)

Cuso International is a development organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors.






the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists |Founded in 1951, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College) is the specialty’s premier professional membership organization dedicated to the improvement of women’s health