• Congratulations to the 2023-2024 SAAS Visiting Professors!
  •  Syed Nabeel Zafar, MD is the recipient of the 2023 SAAS Junior Faculty Award!
  • Taylor Lee, BS is the recipient of the 2023 Esther Tsai Sugg Award for the highest scoring SAAS abstract to the Academic Surgical Congress!
  • Jiping Wang, MD, PhD is the recipient of the 2023 SAAS – SUS Mid Career Award!
  • Calvin Chao, MD, is the recipient of the 2022 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!

Registration & Accommodations


Registration for our 2023 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland is now open: You may register for the meeting by visiting the Ex Ordo system (you will be required to setup an account first): https://saas2023.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. If you submitted an abstract, you should register using the same account. 

  Early: On or before August 3, 2023 Regular: August 4-September 8, 2023 Late: Onsite Registration
Active Member $450 $550 $650
Associate Member $275 $325 $375
Faculty Non-Member $800 $900 $1,000
Associate Non-Member $450 $500 $550

Active Member Rate Note: To qualify for the SAAS Active Member rate, your dues must be paid for the current 2023 year. To pay your dues, login to your account at: https://www.asiansurgeon.org/login. Click on “Forgot Password” if you cannot remember your password. Click “Active Membership,” fill out the required information, then click “Sign-Up” at the bottom of the page. You will be automatically transferred to PayPal for online payment. Once you are at the PayPal site, you have the option of paying as a PayPal member (top option with PayPal sign on) or you can bypass this and pay as a guest using your credit or debit card (bottom option).

Associate Member Rate Note: Associate Members of the Society are comprised of medical students, residents, and fellows who have yet to qualify for Active membership. Associate Membership is free! Sign up at: https://www.asiansurgeon.org/online-registration/

Accommodations and Local Restaurants

Hotel Block

The SAAS Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will take place at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront (700 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, Maryland)​. To book a room at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront (please note the deadline to book a room in the SAAS room block has now passed), visit their website and book directly at: www.marriott.com/bwiwf. Other nearby hotels within walking distance include: Hilton Garden Inn (625 S President St), Courtyard by Marriott Baltimore Downtown/Inner Harbor (1000 Aliceanna St), and the Four Seasons Hotel (200 International Drive).

Located on Baltimore Inner Harbor’s scenic water edge, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront boasts spectacular views as well as easy access to the city’s finest shops and restaurants located in the Harbor East neighborhood. Easily set out on foot or water taxi to explore the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland Science Center and more. The hotel’s location in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is a short drive to BWI Airport or the Amtrak station.

Local Restaurants

The Garrett Society Surgery Interest Group of Johns Hopkins has put together a Baltimore restaurant guide for SAAS Annual Meeting attendees. Click here to access the guide!

Meeting Floorplan 

The program at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront will take place on the 3rd floor, access the floorplan here. Registrants should plan to meet in the lobby for bus transportation for the local program and welcome reception.