• 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!

Kuo Family Lectureship: Debbie Lum

Why do we always have to play the side part? Why aren’t we the protagonist of the story?” asked Debbie Lum at this year’s 2022 Kuo Family Lectureship. Lum, an award-winning filmmaker, explored how historic under-representation of Asians and Asian-Americans in mass...

Kui and Wai Fong Lectureship: David Hu

The 2022 Kui and Wai Fong Lectureship was delivered by Professor David Hu from Georgia Institute of Technology. David Hu is a professor of mechanical engineering who draws inspiration from his observation of nature. Much of his work is showcased in his 2018 book, “How...

Sustainability in Surgery

  The growing problems associated with climate change are significantly impacted by the pollution and waste from health care facilities. Our health is, in turn, impacted by the resulting worsening air and water quality, access to nutritious food, and safe shelter. The...