The Daily Dose: 2022 Issues

The Daily Dose is the official e-newsletter of the IARS 2022 Annual Meeting. Discover major takeaways from sessions on important topics in anesthesiology. Join conversations currently in progress in the member communities. See what your colleagues are saying about the meetings in social media. Watch recordings from sessions you missed. Plus, much more!

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Newsletter Issue 1: Mental Health – March 18, 2022

In this issue, you can access the exciting highlights and engaging conversations from the IARS 2022 Annual Meeting, held Friday, March 18! Today, burnout and mental health were on the minds of many attendees during two thought-provoking and crucial sessions that offered a path forward. The curious scientist attendee also spent time imagining the future of reversal agents for general anesthesia and changing the face of anesthetics for the better. Plus, attendees at every career stage discovered ways to build and nurture meaningful mentorship from both sides.

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Newsletter Issue 2: Imagining the Future – March 19, 2022

In this issue, contemplate forward-thinking session takeaways and connect through robust conversations on an array of topics from the IARS 2022 Annual Meeting, on Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19! This year’s T.H. Seldon Lecturer took attendees on a journey through the history of anesthesiology and imagined a future where anesthesiologists take the lead as perioperative and public health physicians for their patients. Four Journal Editors from leading anesthesiology journals and an Anesthesia Department Chair inspected the intersection of academic publishing and promotion. Plus, a special session from the WFSA pondered how cardiovascular anesthesia care could evolve in low- and middle-income countries, while three experts in oxygen administration questioned if there is such a thing as too much oxygen.

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Newsletter Issue 3: Thinking Differently – March 20, 2022

In this issue, challenge yourself to think differently, approach problems from new angles and engage in thoughtful conversations on important topics with session highlights and member discussions from the IARS 2022 Annual Meeting, on Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20! Two sessions explored new strategies and tools for approaching critical care medicine, spanning ICU care during high-risk procedures to developing cultural competency. A lively debate contemplated better strategies for controlling pain and reducing opioid use while three investigators strategized methods for preserving brain health in elderly patients undergoing general anesthesia. Plus, setting the day on a positive note, eight Kosaka Abstract Award Finalists shared their research findings and proved that the future of academic anesthesiology is bright.

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Newsletter Issue 4: Rediscovering Purpose – March 21, 2022

In this issue, reconsider your habits for clinical care, learn new strategies for tackling complicated conditions and rediscover the true meaning of your work in session takeaways from the IARS 2022 Annual Meeting, held on Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20! Three experts proposed strategies for reframing burnout and finding your purpose while four speakers from different generations shared tools for building cohesive teams. Experts in two sessions broke down the important components for building multi-center trials. Finally, two sessions challenged us to rethink our practice patterns and approach to clinical care including with the challenges of sepsis.

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Newsletter Issue 5: New Paths Forward – March 28, 2022

In this issue, envision new paths forward for clinical care and discover dynamic tools to improve anesthesia culture in these session highlights from the IARS 2022 Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 19 and Sunday March 20! Leaders in the field engaged in candid and thought-provoking conversations during two sessions on diversity and what qualities make a leader. Two aerospace physicians ventured into the final frontier of medical care in space and on earth. Pediatric anesthetic neurotoxicity research investigators hypothesized new directions for this important area of study while experts in persistent neurocognitive disorder unraveled the mystery behind which patients are inclined to develop cognitive dysfunction after surgery. Plus, the Kosaka Best Abstract Award recipients revealed key insights into their impressive research and their plans to impact the future of anesthesia care!

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Newsletter Issue 6: April 8, 2022

In this issue, you can access the thought-provoking takeaways from sessions from the IARS, AUA, SOCCA and Early-Stage Anesthesiology Scholars (eSAS) 2022 Scholars’ Day, held Saturday, April 2, and engage in conversations currently in progress in the member communities! Over 50 early-stage anesthesiology scholars put aside time from their busy Saturday to build new connections and engage in robust discussions around developing mentors and sponsors, building a presence in research and academic medicine and successfully growing their leadership skills in the specialty of anesthesiology. Established investigators and clinicians shared insights from their own experiences and offered best practices for future success, discussing many ways to cultivate a culture of inclusivity, collaboration and meaningful support in the anesthesiology specialty.

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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.

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