• Congratulations to the 2023-2024 SAAS Visiting Professors!
  • Zhi Fong, MD is the recipient of the 2024 SAAS Junior Faculty Award!
  • Radhika Rastogi, MD is the recipient of the 2024 Esther Tsai Sugg Award for the highest scoring SAAS abstract to 2024 Academic Surgical Congress!
  • Christy Chai, MD is the recipient of the 2024 SAAS-SUS Mid-Career Award!
  • Areeba Saif, MD is the recipient of the 2023 SAAS-AWS Resident Research Travel Award!
  • Raja Narayan, MD, MPH is the recipient of the 2023 SAAS Resident/Fellow Development Scholarship!
  • Jeremy Chang, MD is the winner of the 2023 SAAS Annual Meeting Travel Award!
  • Russell Woo, MD is the recipient of the 2023 SAAS-SUS Leadership Agility Program Scholarship!

Officers

President

Eugene Kim, MD
2023 – 2024
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD

President-Elect

Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD, MBA
2023 – 2024
University of Colorado
Denver, CO

Secretary

Daniel Chu, MD, MSPH
2021 – 2025

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Executive Director

Yumi Hori, BA
2021 – Present

BSC Management

Treasurer

Tejal Brahmbhatt, MD
2019 – 2024

Boston Medical Center
Massachusetts, MD

Lindsay Kuo, MD

Treasurer-Elect​

Lindsay Kuo, MD
2023 – 2024

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Jennifer Kuo, MD

Recorder

Jennifer Kuo MD
2023 – 2026
Columbia University
New York, NY

Councilor – Active Member 

Vikas Dudeja, MD
2021 – 2024
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 

Councilor – Associate Member 

Connie Shao, MD
2022 – 2024

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Russell Woo

Program Committee – Chair

Russell Woo, MD
2022 – 2024
University of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI

Kamran Idrees

Scholarships Committee – Chair

Kamran Idrees, MD
2022 – 2024

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Haejin In, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS, FSSO

Communications Committee – Chair

Haejin In, MD, MPH, MBA
2022 – 2024

Rutgers Cancer Institute
Nashville, TN

Anai N. Kothari, MD, MS

SAAS Representative to AAS

Anai Kothari, MD
2023 – 2025

Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

SAAS Representative to AWS

Sophie Dream, MD
2021 – 2025
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

SAAS Foundation President

Herb Chen, MD
2017 – Present
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Council – Past President

Kenric Murayama, MD
2015 – 2016
University of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI

Council – Past President

Paul Kuo, MD
2016 – 2017

University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Council – Past President

Nipun Merchant, MD
2017 – 2018
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Council – Past President

Jennifer Tseng, MD, MPH
2018 – 2019
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA

Council – Past President

Tracy Wang, MD, MPH
2019 – 2021
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Allan Tsung, MD

Council – Past President

Allan Tsung, MD
2021 – 2022

The University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Susan Tsai, MD, MHS

Council – Past President

Susan Tsai, MD, MHS
2022 – 2023
Medical College of Wisconsin
Wauwatosa, WI