IARS Webinar Series

The International Anesthesia Research Society 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.

Our live webinars will be recorded, and IARS members have access to the recordings and CME after they occur.

To join IARS, please click here.

Upcoming Webinars

Mark your calendars for these upcoming webinars.

Pulmonary Hypertension Update: Definition, Dangers and Disasters | December 12, 2023, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm ET


Moderator: Mary Beth Brady, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Re-defining pulmonary hypertension: Do the experts agree?
Paul M. Heerdt, MD, PhD
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Roadmap for Perioperative Management – Crystal Clear Advice
Jochen Steppan, MD, DESA, FAHA, FASA
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Cases, Cases, Cases – How to recognize Dangers and Avert Disaster!
Stephanie Ibekwe, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Moderator Discussion and Q&A

Pulmonary hypertension is a challenging disease, particularly in the perioperative period. This session will address the most recent findings of the World Symposium of Pulmonary Hypertension, including changes to the hemodynamic and clinical classification of the disease. The expert panel will review the latest guidelines for perioperative optimization of these patients. Importantly, this panel will provide concrete roadmaps for the perioperative management of these patients.

Challenges in Managing Diabetic Patients-SGLT2 Inhibitors, GLP1 Agonists, and Insulin Pumps | Tuesday, January 9, 2024, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm ET


Moderator: Sakura Kinjo, MD, University of California, San Francisco

Update on Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors
Atul Ag. Gupta, Mbbs, University of Chicago

ASA Consensus-Based Guidance on Preoperative Management of Patients on Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 (GLP-1) Receptor Agonists
Girish P. Joshi, MBBS||MD, University of Texas

Perioperative Management of Insulin Pump
Sakura Kinjo, MD, University of California, San Francisco

 The ASA guideline on preoperative management of patients on GLP-1 receptor agonists was recently published (June 29, 2023). One of our Speakers, Dr. Joshi, was the lead author of this guideline, and he will discuss the details of the guideline. In addition, we will discuss a hot topic; perioperative management of SGLT2 inhibitors. Finally, we will discuss important considerations in caring for patients on an insulin pump.

Log into your IARS member account to view recordings and claim CME for our webinar series. CME is available for one year after the live webinar occurs.

Continuing Medical Education Activity Information

Accreditation Statement
The IARS Webinar Series has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the providership of the International Anesthesia Research Society.

The International Anesthesia Research Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statements
The International Anesthesia Research Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ per session. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.