• 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!

Past Meetings

2023

The Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineView Photos 
Baltimore, MD 
  
Host:Andrew Cameron, MD, PhD
 Surgeon-In-Chief, Department of Surgery
Program Chair:Russell Woo, MD
Local Arrangements Chairs:Gina Adrales, MD, MPH and Jinny Ha, MD, MHS
Kui and Wai Fong LectureshipKazuhiko Yamada, MD, PhD
Kuo Family Lectureship:Jason Kalirai, PhD

2022

University of Hawai’i, John Burns School of Medicine 
Honolulu, HI 
  
Host:Kenric Murayama, MD
 Chair, Department of Surgery
Program Chair:Jennifer Kuo, MD
Local Arrangements Chair:Russell Woo, MD
Kui and Wai Fong LectureshipDavid Hu, PhD
Kuo Family Lectureship:Debbie Lum

2021

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine 
Chicago, IL 
  
Host:Hasan Alam, MD
 Chair, Department of Surgery
Program Chair:Jennifer Kuo, MD
Local Arrangements Chair:Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS
Kui and Wai Fong LectureshipJames A. Lee, MD, PhD
Kuo Family Lectureship:Hahrie Han, PhD

2020

Virtual Annual Meeting
Program Chair:Jennifer Kuo, MD
Keynote Lecturer:Nancy Wang Yuen

2019

Boston University Medical Center 
Boston, MA 
  
Host:Jennifer Tseng, MD, MPH
 Chair, Department of Surgery
Program Chair:Jayleen Grams, MD
Local Arrangements Chair:Tejal Brahmbhatt, MD
Kui and Wai Fong LectureshipJohn Fung, MD, PhD
A Conversation With:Joanne Chang

2018

Medical College of Wisconsin 
Milwaukee, WI 
  
Host:Douglas B. Evans, MD
 Chair, Department of Surgery
Program Chair: Jayleen Grams, MD
Local Arrangements Chair:CJ Lee, MD
A Conversation With:Atul Grover, MD, PhD

2017

University of Alabama at Birmingham 
Birmingham, AL 
  
Host:Herbert Chen, MD
 Chair, Department of Surgery
Program Chair:Herbert Chen, MD
Local Arrangements Chair:Jayleen Grams, MD
A Conversation With:Selwyn Vickers, MD
Invited Speaker:James McClintock, PhD

2016

Stanford University 
Palo Alto, CA 
  
Host:Mary Hawn, MD
 Chair, Department of Surgery
Program Chair:Herbert Chen, MD
Local Arrangements Chair:Cindy Kin, MD
A Conversation With:Vivian Lee, MD