Membership Benefits
The IARS is anesthesiology’s non-political organization focused on providing scientific and evidence-based safe anesthesia care. An IARS membership provides access to a community committed to enhancing anesthesia research and education, as well as improving patient care. IARS provides its members with the tools and resources needed to stay at the forefront of the field.
IARS offers a variety of membership types – such as full memberships, retired memberships, and in-training memberships – to accommodate professionals at various stages of their careers. Program-Supported In-Training (PSIT) Memberships are also offered, to give programs a convenient way to provide IARS memberships for their trainees. See below for information about the benefits that accompany an IARS membership, and click here for more information about PSIT memberships.

Anesthesia & Analgesia 

  • Twelve monthly issues of Anesthesia & Analgesia, with the choice of print and/or online access
  • Free access to the full Anesthesia & Analgesia archive
  • Monthly Anesthesia & Analgesia eBulletin
  • Free Anesthesia & Analgesia Journal CME

A&A Practice

  • Semi-monthly editions of A&A Practice, the clinical companion e-journal to Anesthesia & Analgesia

IARS Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium

  • Discounted registration for the IARS Annual Meeting, widely considered a premier yearly event in the field of anesthesia

Complimentary access to IARS360

  • IARS360 is a one-stop digital destination for IARS members with A&A, A&A Practice articles, annual meeting session videos and abstracts, CME, and much more, personalized to your specific interests and needs. The AI-powered IARS360 will help you to accomplish goals, keep your practice current, and stay engaged in the anesthesiology community – all in the limited free time you have available!

Eligibility to apply for IARS Research and Education Grants

10% Discount on OpenAnesthesia™ SelfStudyPLUS memberships

  • Access to more than 2,100 questions written by teaching physicians at top hospitals via a fast, easy-to-use web app
  • Opportunities to strengthen your knowledge and retention with innovative technology based on education, cognitive psychology, and neuroscience research
  • The ability to earn up to 10 hours of CME for every 50 correct questions from OpenAnesthesia’s CME memberships

In addition to the professional benefits of an IARS membership, being a part of this organization also provides ongoing support to anesthesia investigators, educators, and residents through the IARS research grants and a variety of special programs and activities including OpenAnesthesia™SmartTots, and the Annual Meeting Symposia. Join IARS and your colleagues in the commitment to advance the specialty; become a member today! If you have questions about membership, please contact IARS member services at [email protected] or call us at 1-240-646-7089.

Encourage, stimulate, and fund ongoing anesthesia-related research projects that will enhance and advance the specialty, and to disseminate current, state-of-the-art, basic and clinical research data in all areas of clinical anesthesia, including perioperative medicine, critical care, and pain management. The IARS is focused solely on the advancement and support of education and scientific research related to anesthesiology.
A&A Case Reports

2019 Annual Meeting

The 2019 IARS Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium will be aligned with the Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists (SOCCA) and Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA) Annual Meetings, May 16 – May 20, 2019 at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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.