• Congratulations to the 2022-2023 SAAS Visiting Professors!
  • Lily Cheng, MD is the recipient of the 2022 SAAS Junior Faculty Award!
  • Vivek Pamulapati, MD is the recipient of the 2022 Esther Tsai Sugg Award for the highest scoring SAAS abstract to the Academic Surgical Congress!
  • Romeo Ignacio MD, Chee-Chee Stucky MD, and Hop Tran Cao MD are the recipients of the 2022 SAAS – SUS Mid Career Award!
  • Calvin Chao, MD, is the recipient of the 2022 SAAS Resident/Fellow Development Scholarship!
  • Jaewon Lee is the winner of the 2022 SAAS Annual Meeting Travel Award!
  • Romeo Ignacio, MD is the recipient of the SAAS – SUS Leadership Agility Program Scholarship!

ASA-SAAS Surgical Leaders Fellowship Grant

This award is sponsored by the American Surgical Association and SAAS to provide funds to travel to an ASA member’s home institution for a shadowing experience of being a surgical leader in academic surgery.  A SAAS member will be selected every other year, on even years.

Previous Recipients


Ankush Gosain, MD PhD
UT Memphis


Tracy Wang, MD, MPH
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee