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Find out what the experts in the field are saying about the Annual Meeting, IARS and anesthesia as a whole in videos on the IARS YouTube Channel.

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.

The Daily Dose – May 19, 2019
Here’s what you missed from Saturday, May 18! The Daily Dose writer Dr. Douglas Colquhoun breaks down the major takeaways from the T.H. Seldon Memorial Lecture: Health Research Funding in the 21st Century: Not for the Faint of Heart.

The Daily Dose – May 20, 2019
Every induction, maintenance and emergence from an anesthetic state is fundamentally an experiment in the field of consciousness. Learn more with this recap from the AUA Symposium: Anesthesia and Consciousness: How Investigations of the Anesthetized State Shape Current Concepts of Consciousness. View this video to learn more.

The Daily Dose – May 21, 2019
Attendees to the IARS Annual Meeting are here for a common reason. They share the hope that we will improve patient outcomes and solve tough problems. With diversity there is strength. People bring different experiences and perspectives and we all benefit from them. View this video to learn more.

Michael Aziz, MD
“Research is critical to the future of anesthesiology. We have the means to provide excellent bedside care but we are going to struggle if we don’t innovate.”

Mada Fares Helou, MD
“The global reach of the IARS Annual Meeting is amazing.”

John Mitchell, MD
“Anesthesia is an opportunity for me to take someone who is incredibly anxious, at a critical juncture in their lives, and help them get through that in a way they wouldn’t have otherwise.”

Beverley Orser, MD, PhD
“People are here [at the Annual Meeting] for a common reason. We will improve patient outcomes and address tough problems. With diversity, there is strength. People bring different perspectives and experiences and we all benefit from that.”

Paloma Toledo, MD, MPH
“To answer some of the big questions in anesthesiology right now, you probably can’t do it with a single-center study.”

Elizabeth Whitlock, MD, MSc
“Without anesthesia where it is now, the vast majority of medicine wouldn’t be possible. We change lives in the operating room.”

Clyde Matava, MD
“We are at a juncture with anesthesia where we need to innovate. Innovation is often accidental. Some of the most successful things have not been the first idea, but the hundredth idea.”

Marie Csete, MD, PhD
“[Anesthesia & Analgesia] is a way to develop careers of young professionals and to help them tell their stories within a paper.”

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