STAR Accreditation

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Smoking Treatment Accreditation & Recognition STAR is a tobacco dependence treatment accreditation program funded by the PA Department of Health and managed by Health Promotion Council’s tobacco department. We pride ourselves on representing the public’s health interest through systematic appraisal. STAR mission is to recognize and promote organizations integrating comprehensive tobacco treatment. And guide organizations access to exceptional criteria. Our vision is to standardize best practices across PA healthcare systems.

Level of Accreditation

Organizations may also choose to pursue an added level of distinction by seeking COMPREHENSIVE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE status. For the Comprehensive distinction, organizations must answer all application questions. Organizations that have achieved baseline accreditation may choose to upgrade to the Comprehensive distinction at any time.


Accredited Organizations


 Jefferson Health 

Cancer Center





Fox Chase

Cancer Center



Cancer Center