• 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 in New Orleans

SAAS will hold its ninth annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, Sept. 5-6, 2024, with keynote speaker Patricia Park.

SAAS Stories Essay Competition

Read the first few stories from the SAAS Communications Committee’s first-ever SAAS Stories Essay Competition.

Highlights from Aga Khan University

Daniel Chu, MD, recounts his visit to Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, for the 4th Fundamentals of Surgical Research and Career Advancement Course.

Reflections on SUS Professional Development Course

Christy Yoon-Hee Chai, MD, reflects on the SUS Mid-Career Academic Surgery Professional Development Course.

Communications Committee Update

Carlos H.F. Chan MD, PhD, gives a newsletter and social media update from the SAAS Communications Committee.

SAAS 2024-2025 Visiting Professors and Awards

Check out the 2024-2025 recipients of SAAS Foundation Visiting Professorships, as well as the winners of the SAAS Junior Faculty Award, Mid Career Award, and other recent member accolades and promotions.

President’s Message

Read this message from incoming Society of Asian Academic Surgeons President Eugene S. Kim, MD.

Acing the Residency Interview

The SAAS Sips for Medical Students Series held a Nov. 2, 2023, event where SAAS leaders gave medical students tips on “Acing the Residency Interview.”