The Daily Dose • Tuesday, May 21

Tweet Sweet: Sparking Important Conversations at the IARS 2019 Annual Meeting Together

We want to acknowledge the IARS community and the enthusiastic participants and social media influencers who attended and took part in the IARS 2019 Annual Meeting. It’s your energy and engagement that takes the learning offered at the meeting to the next level. With your participation, the Twitter account for Anesthesia & Analgesia, the official journal of IARS, increased in mentions at this year’s meeting significantly. The hashtag #IARS2019 had an estimated reach of more than 377,134 accounts compared to 3,900 for #IARS2018. With 1,221 tweets and 358 contributors tweeting and retweeting, we can see that you are sparking important conversations across institutions and nations, connecting with and encouraging each other, over social media and in person.

We know that sharing ideas and learning from each other is how innovation and positive change happen and how we continue to move the specialty of anesthesia forward. Thanks to the meeting attendees, members, subspecialty societies, institutions and board members for tweeting about the IARS 2019 Annual Meeting and moving our field into the future, rethinking how we practice medicine and interact with and treat each other, so we can reach our common goal of improving the care of our patients and ourselves.

Some topics that surfaced on social media during the meeting included women in anesthesia and the role social media can play in research and career advancement. We encourage you to keep the conversation going past this meeting and into the future. Because we know together, we can accomplish great things.

View The Daily Dose in its entirety to see some of the conversations and trending topics from the meeting highlighted. To read more, follow us @IARS_Journals.

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

IMRA Awards

This award is intended to support investigations that will further the understanding of clinical practice in anesthesiology and related sciences. Up to four research projects are selected annually, with a maximum award of $175,000 each, payable over two years.

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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.