IARS, AUA, SOCCA and eSAS Scholars’ Program

Friday, May 17 – Saturday, May 18

The Scholars’ Program is specifically designed for early-stage anesthesiology scholars and focuses on topics unique to them, such as sharpening skills and best practices, career and publishing advice, and networking. Scholars are also given the opportunity to be mentored by a seasoned anesthesiologist.

Participation in the Scholars’ Program requires a separate $50 fee and pre-registration. This fee includes education sessions, reception, breakfast and lunch. Space is limited so register early!

5:30pm – 6:30pm

IARS, AUA, SOCCA and eSAS Scholars’ Program Mentoring and Networking Reception

10:00am – 10:15am

Scholars’ Program: Introduction
Julie K. Freed, MD, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin; Aaron Norris, MD, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine

10:15am – 11:15am

Establishing Independence, Building an Academic Career through Innovations in Research and Education
Vivianne Tawfik, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine; Edward Sherwood, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Sean Mackey, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine; and Colleen Koch, MD, MS, MBA, FACC, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

11:30am – 12:30pm

Navigating and Conducting Pragmatic Clinical and Translational Trials for Research
Moderated by Kristin L. Schreiber, MD, PhD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Harvard Medical School

Vafi Salmasi, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine; and Hance Clarke, MD, PhD, University of Toronto

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Promoting Your Career Advancement through Research and Education
Moderated by Michael Montana, MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Ronald B. George, MD, FRCPC, Dalhousie University; and Alex Evers, MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Networking and Collaboration
Moderated by Jamie Privratsky, MD, PhD, Duke University Medical Center

2:45pm – 3:45pm

Preparing for the Future of Anesthesiology Now
Moderated by Kate Gurba, MD, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Beverley A. Orser, MD, PhD, FRCPC, University of Toronto; and George A. Mashour, MD, PhD, University of Michigan Medicine

Friday, May 17
5:30pm – 6:30pm

IARS, AUA, SOCCA and eSAS Scholars’ Program Mentoring and Networking Reception

Saturday, May 18
10:00am – 10:15am

Scholars’ Program: Introduction
Julie K. Freed, MD, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin; Aaron Norris, MD, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine

10:15am – 11:15am

Establishing Independence, Building an Academic Career through Innovations in Research and Education
Vivianne Tawfik, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine; Edward Sherwood, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Sean Mackey, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine; and Colleen Koch, MD, MS, MBA, FACC, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

11:30am – 12:30pm

Navigating and Conducting Pragmatic Clinical and Translational Trials for Research
Moderated by Kristin L. Schreiber, MD, PhD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Harvard Medical School

Vafi Salmasi, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine; and Hance Clarke, MD, PhD, University of Toronto

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Promoting Your Career Advancement through Research and Education
Moderated by Michael Montana, MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Ronald B. George, MD, FRCPC, Dalhousie University; and Alex Evers, MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Networking and Collaboration
Moderated by Jamie Privratsky, MD, PhD, Duke University Medical Center

2:45pm – 3:45pm

Preparing for the Future of Anesthesiology Now
Moderated by Kate Gurba, MD, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Beverley A. Orser, MD, PhD, FRCPC, University of Toronto; and George A. Mashour, MD, PhD, University of Michigan Medicine

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.