• 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!

Registration & Accommodations


Registration for the 2024 meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana is now open, register asap at: https://saas2024.exordo.com/login.

 Early: On or before July 22, 2024Regular: On or before August 26, 2024Late: Onsite Registration
Active Member$475$575$675
Associate Member$275$325$375
Faculty Non-Member$850$950$1,050
Trainee Non-Member$475$525$575

Last Day to Request a Refund: August 22, 2024 (minus a 3% processing fees)

Active Member Rate Note: To qualify for the SAAS Active Member rate, your dues must be paid for the current 2024 year.

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

SAAS Meeting Hotel Information

Stay in downtown New Orleans at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel (Two Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130, USA) and enjoy their prime location on the banks of the Mississippi River, adjacent to New Orleans Convention Center and steps from the French Quarter. Stay in a spacious guest room with views of the vibrant city or relaxing riverfront views.

The Hilton proudly serve Starbucks coffee, hot and cold sandwiches, and Chef’s pastries at the Riverblends Cafe or Marketplace. Transverse the very walkable city of culture, music, food, and fun by foot or catch the streetcar that stops right behind the hotel. Unwind after a busy day with a crafted cocktail at the newest speakeasy bar Public Belt or enjoy world famous charbroiled oysters at Drago’s Seafood Restaurant, a family run restaurant since 1969.

For a nominal fee many fitness options are available at this 100,000 square foot facility, The Health Club by Hilton. Work out at the fully equipped fitness center with brand new cardio equipment and fitness classes available to guests, challenge colleagues to a game of tennis, squash or racquetball on the indoor courts, or relax and catch some rays at the two outdoor pools.

The Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel boasts a full-service business center, hair and nail salon, on-call spa services, concierge, bellmen, and more!

Be sure to book your room through the SAAS room block by August 5, 2024 HERE.

Local Restaurant Guide 

There are many restaurants within walking distance to the Hilton Riverside, download the NOLA Guide from Tulane University for more information!