The Daily Dose: 2019

We hope you’ve enjoyed the meeting experience and the news we’ve been curating for you on the ground from the IARS, AUA and SOCCA 2019 Annual Meetings as much as we have. We would like to sincerely thank all the writers, photographers, videographers and website editors who helped put it together – we could not have made it happen without you!

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Thanks for reading and watching, and we’ll see you next year in San Francisco, May 14-18!

Thursday, May 16

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Sunday, May 19

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Monday, May 20

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Tuesday, May 21

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Find out what your colleagues are saying about the Annual Meeting and IARS.

Who was Dr. Thomas Harry Seldon?


Dr. Thomas Harry Seldon, former editor of Anesthesia & Analgesia and former Board Chair, saw what the anesthesiology field could be and took it there. To honor Dr. Seldon and the values he championed, the IARS established the T.H. Seldon Memorial Lecture as the equivalent of our keynote address. View this video to learn more.

The Daily Dose - Sunday, May 19, 2019


Here's what you missed from Saturday, May 18! The Daily Dose writer Dr. Douglas Colquhoun breaks down the major takeaways from the T.H. Seldon Memorial Lecture: Health Research Funding in the 21st Century: Not for the Faint of Heart.

The Daily Dose - Monday, May 20, 2019


Every induction, maintenance and emergence from an anesthetic state is fundamentally an experiment in the field of consciousness. Learn more with this recap from the AUA Symposium: Anesthesia and Consciousness: How Investigations of the Anesthetized State Shape Current Concepts of Consciousness. View this video to learn more.

The Daily Dose - Tuesday, May 21, 2019


Attendees to the IARS Annual Meeting are here for a common reason. They share the hope that we will improve patient outcomes and solve tough problems. With diversity there is strength. People bring different experiences and perspectives and we all benefit from them. View this video to learn more.

Support IARS

The IARS contributes more than $1 million each year to fund important anesthesia research. Your donation will help support innovative and forward-thinking anesthesia research and education initiatives, all of which are designed to benefit patient care. You can feel good knowing that 100% of your donation is directly allocated to research.