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.

If you would like to join us please see the Contact Page to contact us, or you can also pay online.

Organizational Members 2018


the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society International Education Foundation (CAS IEF)

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

Canadian Society of Otolarwyngology


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


The Centre for Global Surgery | McGill University Health Centre


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


Canadian Association of General Surgeons

 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.


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

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

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.