• 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!

SAAS Annual Meeting Travel Award

The SAAS Annual Meeting Travel Award is a travel grant, awarded to the first author of the highest scoring abstract submitted by a SAAS member to the SAAS annual meeting. The award will cover registration and up to $1500 of travel costs (hotel, airfare, etc.).

Previous Recipients

2023

Jeremy Chang (presenting author)
Colin P. Kenny (senior author)
University of Iowa

2022

Jaewon Lee (presenting author)
Paola Guerrero (senior author)
UT MD Anderson

2021

Serena Day (presenting author)
Benzon Dy (senior author)
Mayo Clinic

2019

C Ann Vitous, MA, MPH
University of Michigan

2018

Zhi-Ven Fong, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

2017

Michael Fenlon, MD
Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles

2016

Julie Goswami, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center