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.

SAAS Names Resident/Fellow Scholarship, AWS Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the SAAS Resident/Fellow Development Scholarships and the Association of Women Surgeons Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Awards!

SAAS Foundation Visiting Professorships

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 SAAS Foundation Visiting Professors who gave talks this past year.

SAAS on Twitter

This year, SAAS was active more than ever on Twitter! Learn more about our recent Twitter initiatives.

A Statement of Support for Black Lives Matter

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

COVID-19 and the Rise of Racism

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


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.

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...