Black Lives Matter

A statement from the SAAS Leadership on the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor.

SAAS 2020 Meeting in Hawaii Canceled

Given the uncertainty about ongoing stay-at-home orders in conjunction with different parts of the country/world at different stages of the pandemic, and the financial impact of the pandemic on our institutions, we have decided to cancel the in-person meeting, originally scheduled to be held September 18-21, 2020 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

COVID-19 and the Rise of Racism

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

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.


Q&A: Dr. Jennifer Tseng

Jennifer Tseng, MD, MPH, is the James Utley Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine and surgeon-in-chief at Boston Medical Center. She is the current president of the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons and one of the...

Welcome to the Lotus Scroll

Welcome to the launch of Lotus Scroll, the official newsletter of the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons (SAAS). Through the Lotus Scroll, we are excited to distribute and enhance the vision of SAAS: to promote diversity and inclusion in academic surgery through the...