• 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!


Sui-An and Shu-Nung Fung Visiting Professorship

Dr. Lyen Huang, the 2020-2021 Sui-An and Shu-Nung Fung Visiting Professor, interviews Dr. John Fung, sponsor of the Sui-An and Shu-Nung Fung Visiting Professorship.

Kuo Family Lectureship

“Why do we always have to play the side part? Why aren’t we the protagonist of the story?” asked award-winning filmmaker Debbie Lum at this year’s Kuo Family Lectureship.

Kui and Wai Fong Lectureship

David Hu from the Georgia Institute of Technology delivered the 2022 Kui and Wai Fong Lectureship. Hu is a professor of mechanical engineering who draws inspiration from his observation of nature.

Sustainability in Surgery

Dr. Connie Shao discusses climate change, the role of surgeons in sustainability, and how SAAS worked to reduce the environmental impact of traveling to this year’s annual meeting in Hawaii.