Continuing Medical Education Opportunities
The IARS helps you stay up-to-date in your practice and research in anesthesiology with multiple opportunities to claim CME.

Annual Meeting CME

Registered attendees may claim CME credit for the IARS, AUA, and SOCCA Annual Meetings by completing the online CME survey within 90 days of the end of the Annual Meeting each year. Instructions to claim CME will be sent via email to all registered attendees.

Physicians wishing to have credits from this educational activity reported to the ABA for the ABA MOCA® Program may do so by entering their eight digit ABA identification number when claiming CME credit. After completing the online CME survey and attesting to your level of participation in the educational activity, you will receive a certificate for your records.

If you have questions regarding your Annual Meeting CME Credits, please email [email protected].

EEG for Anesthesia

This CME activity is composed of several courses, developed to introduce you to the basics of using EEG to recognize the altered states of arousal caused by commonly used anesthetic drugs. Each course is composed of a series of lesson/practice questions and explanations to allow you to become familiar with a specific topic.

IARS OnDemand

IARS Annual Meeting OnDemand is a world class online resource provided by the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) for anesthesiology leaders, physicians, physician residents, and others with doctoral degrees, as well as health professionals in anesthesia-related practice. IARS OnDemand is designed to help professionals in the field stay abreast of the latest advancements, education, and scientific research related to anesthesiology.


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.

Journal CME

Journal CME is available for three years following publication of Anesthesia & Analgesia and is available for IARS members only.

SelfStudyPlus CME

For anesthesiologists seeking to keep up-to-date, SelfStudyPLUS is a convenient and focused knowledge app. And you can be awarded AMA PRA Category 1 CME and MOCA Part 2 for the learning you gain with SelfStudyPLUS. This is personalized CME, tailored to you, and delivered in a format that fits easily into your schedule, whenever you have time.

IARS Membership

IARS is a unique group – solely dedicated to providing important information and resources to health professionals to improve patient care and advance education and scientific research related to anesthesiology.

Education Resources

IARS is your gateway to the education and knowledge crucial to advancing your research and practice in anesthesia. Take advantage of the wide variety of educational resources available through IARS.

Read IARS Publications & News

The IARS offers many publications and educational resources for its members, including Anesthesia & Analgesia, A&A Practice, IARS360 and SmartTots News.

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.