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Duke Surgical Technique and Review (STAR) Course

Welcome to Duke’s Surgical Technique and Review (STAR) course! Explore this website to learn more about STAR, and feel free to contact us with any questions you have.

STAR Course summary
STAR 2-week course
STAR didactic lessons
STAR hands-on sessions
STAR human fresh tissue lab
STAR Duke Surgery

2019 STAR course participants
2019 STAR class in the OR

Contact Us

We are excited to announce that STAR 2021 will take place March 29–April 9, 2021. Interested fourth year medical students who are planning to match into surgery or surgical specialties should email the STAR team prior to spring registration opening to obtain a permission number.

Email the STAR Team