Welcome to the CSCRS

The Canadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons encourages the highest professional and educational standards among surgeons in order to provide the best possible care for all individuals affected by colorectal disease. The diverse membership includes academic colon rectal surgeons as well as community surgeons who specialize in colon and rectal surgery and practice in urban and rural locations.

Our mission is to promote optimal management of colorectal diseases through education and research.

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Latest News

Happy 35th Birthday CSCRS!

The Canadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Research Operating Grant has been awarded annually since 2008 and seeks to foster and support research in Canada within the broad spectrum of colorectal surgery.

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Congratulations to Dr. Michael Laffin & Haili Wang

Special Congratulations go out to the 2017 CSCRS Research Winner Dr. Michael Laffin & Haili Wang for the protocol entitled: In Individuals with Diabetes Undergoing Elective Colorectal Surgery, Is Carbohydrate Loading Preoperatively Safe? A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.

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Membership


There are over 175 members including young surgical trainees who are resident members. The membership includes surgeons in all provinces of Canada, and there are a number of members in other countries including the USA. The diverse membership includes academic colon rectal surgeons as well as community surgeons who specialize in colon and rectal surgery and practice in urban and rural locations.

Frequently Asked Questions

To pay your membership dues, simply click on the ‘Pay Now’ link under ‘Membership’ and it will take you to the payment page. You will need to know the amount of your dues or what category of membership you are (Fellow or Associate Fellow), insert your first and last name, and insert any other amount if you would like to make a donation. Note that Residents are not charged for their membership.
To become a member of the CSCRS, please click on the ‘Membership’ menu item located on the home page and then click on the drop down menu ‘Join Now’. Complete the online application or Download the Application form and complete the application form. You will be notified as soon as your application is reviewed by the CSCRS Executive Committee.
Benefits of membership include: Discounted registration rates to the Canadian Surgery Forum, complimentary tickets to the annual CSCRS Research Dinner, advocate support for the specialty of Colorectal Surgery, networking with peers, access to member news and research programs and so much more!.
The annual CSCRS Research Program provides research grant funding to competitive research projects in colorectal surgery. You must be a member of the CSCRS to be considered eligible to receive a grant. For more information about the CSCRS Research Program, please visit the Research page by clicking on the ‘Research' menu item on the home page and you will see ‘CSCRS Research Application’ appear.
The CSCRS looks for support in sponsorship every year in order to run its research program and other membership services. If you are interested in becoming a CSCRS sponsor, please call the CSCRS Office at 613-882-6510 or email Ms. Jasmin Lidington : jlidington@cags-accg.ca
You can submit a clinical trial study by forwarding it to the CSCRS Office at CSCRS@cscrs.ca for presentation and discussion at the Canadian Surgery Forum in September. For more information please call the CSCRS Office at 613-882-6510.