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SAAS 6th Annual Meeting

Learn more about the SAAS Sixth Annual Meeting, expected to be held in person Sept. 25-26, 2021, in Chicago, Illinois.

A Day in Ramadan as a Surgical Trainee

Dr. Hassan Mashbar, a trauma fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, describes his experience with Ramadan this year.

Q&A: Dr. George Yang

The Lotus Scroll interviews Dr. George Yang, former president of the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons.

The Sequelae of Hate

Dr. Lindsey Zhang, a general surgery resident at the University of Chicago, discusses the recent rise in hate crimes, discrimination and violence toward the Asian American community.

Fifth Annual Meeting Highlights

Read the recap from the 2020 SAAS annual meeting, which was held in an entirely virtual format for the first time in September.

COVID-19 and the Rise of Racism

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

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The Sequelae of Hate

Dr. Lindsey Zhang discusses the recent rise in hate crimes, racial discrimination and violence toward the Asian American community.

A Day in Ramadan as a Surgical Trainee

Dr. Hassan Mashbar, a trauma fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses his experience with Ramadan during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Q&A: Dr. George Yang

The Lotus Scroll interviews George Yang, MD, PhD, former president of the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons.

SAAS Foundation 2018-2019 Visiting Professorships

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 SAAS Foundation Visiting Professors! SAAS Foundation Visiting Professorships support travel to host institutions for junior faculty to give grand rounds and increase the national visibility of rising stars in academic surgery.

SAAS on Twitter!

This year, SAAS was active more than ever on Twitter! In addition to updates and announcements, more content was created for our followers to improve engagement, highlight issues and events important to our society and members, and promote the activities at SAAS.

Black Lives Matter: A SAAS Statement of Support

June 5, 2020 We have all watched in horror the unjust deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd, the most recent victims of systemic racism in our nation. Over the past few months, we have also witnessed bigotry aimed at those of Asian descent over the...