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.

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.

IARS Webinar Series

The IARS is pleased to present a webinar series for anesthesiology professionals. The IARS webinar series is designed to present high-quality, informative content on current basic and clinical research. The goal is to help advance the anesthesiology specialty through year-round education and to allow attendees to hear from and connect with experts in the anesthesiology field. These webinars are free to attend. CME is available for IARS members only. These live webinars will be recorded, and recordings of the presentations after they occur are available to IARS members only.


Sponsored by the IARS, OpenAnesthesia™ premiered in 2009 as an experimental project designed to advance graduate medical education in the field of anesthesia. Founded by Dr. Edward C. Nemergut and Dr. Robert Thiele, the initiative has grown considerably and now offers comprehensive online and mobile educational resources for anesthesiologists around the world.


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The IARS sponsors the SmartTots initiative in partnership with the FDA and works with multiple stakeholders to address scientific and clinical gaps regarding the safe use of anesthetics and sedatives in children. Research funded through SmartTots investigates multiple aspects of existing anesthetics and their administration, including dosage and exposure.

The Importance of Innovative Research

Find out why 2018 IMPACT Award Winner Dr. Michael Aziz says research is critical to the future of anesthesiology. The IMPACT award’s goal is to facilitate large clinical trials to answer important anesthesiology-related questions.


CME Opportunities

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

Support IARS

Your donation will support innovative and forward-thinking anesthesia research and education initiatives to improve patient care.


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