• 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!

Online Abstract Submission

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, April 22, 2024 (23:59 EDT)

Abstract submissions are open for the 9th Annual SAAS Meeting, to be held on September 5-6, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana in conjunction with the Tulane University Department of Surgery.

You may submit your abstract by visiting the Ex Ordo abstract submission system (you will be required to setup an account first): https://saas2024.exordo.com/
*Please note that if you created an account in Ex Ordo for a previous meeting, the same username and password can be used.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

  • SAAS does allow the presentation of work that has been presented at other meetings, but not published or under consideration for publication at the time of submission.
  • Each presenting author will be limited to two abstracts.
  • Submission to the Journal of Surgical Research, the official publication of SAAS, is recommended, but not required.
  • Reminder: Presenting authors for abstracts that have been accepted for either Quickshot or Plenary oral presentation will have 2 weeks from the time of notification to Accept or Decline the invitation to present.
  • Reminder: Presenting authors that have accepted the invitation to present at the annual meeting are required to register for the meeting by the Early Bird Registration Deadline on July 22, 2024.

Click here to review the 2024 Annual Meeting Abstract Acceptance of Presentation Policy.

Please contact the Program Committee Chair, Russell Woo, MD (russell.woo@hphmg.org) with any questions.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, April 22, 2024 (23:59 EDT)

Information regarding hotel accommodations and registration will be available soon at: https://www.asiansurgeon.org/annual-meeting/registration-accommodations/

Thank you,
SAAS Leadership