Q&A: Dr. Kenric Murayama

SAAS 2020 Annual Meeting Chair Dr. Kenric Murayama discusses his life and offers some advice for young Asian surgeons.

Resident’s Corner: Work in the Time of Coronavirus

Dr. Lindsey Zhang describes what it’s like for Asian surgeons in the wake of COVID-19.

COVID-19 and the Rise of Racism

A statement from the SAAS Executive Council on the recent increase in Asian-American harassment.

Submit Abstracts for SAAS 2020

Abstract submissions are now open for this year’s SAAS Annual Meeting! The deadline to submit is May 27.

Ready for SAAS 2020?

Join us at the world-famous Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sept. 18-21, 2020, for the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons.


SAAS Executive Council: Message on the Rise of Racism

First, as the current pandemic continues to affect our communities and families, we want to express our profound gratitude to our surgical colleagues and to all healthcare professionals who are the frontlines of caring for patients with the SARS-CoV2 virus/COVID-19.

Q&A: Dr. Kenric Murayama

The Lotus Scroll is honored to interview Kenric Murayama, MD, this year’s host of the SAAS Annual Meeting.

Resident’s Corner: Work in the Time of Coronavirus

Sterile technique has leaked into the public domain, marked not only by how expensive Purell has become or how frequently we are reminded to wash our hands, but also by the ways we have come to treat one another.

President’s Message: December 2019

SAAS President Dr. Tracy Wang discusses how far the Society has come and what’s in store for 2020 in her December 2019 President’s Message.

SAAS 2019 Meeting Recap

SAAS held its 2019 Annual Meeting at the Boston Medical Center, Sept. 26-27, with more than 148 scientific presentations and breakout sessions.

SAAS 2019 Meeting Highlights

The fourth annual meeting of the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons will be held in Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 26-27, 2019, and promises to be an incredibly fun, impactful and meaningful gathering of academic surgeons, trainees and students from both the U.S. and abroad.