Join conversations currently in progress in the member communities. Nonmember registrants receive complimentary access to the community for the meeting for which they registered for a month following the meeting.

  • Your questions will be answered. Engaging discussions that began in the live sessions continue post meeting in the member communities.
  • Ongoing access to abstracts! Missed a poster that piqued your interest? Catch it in the Virtual Poster Hall in the member communities.
  • Utilize the member communities post-meeting for informal discussions with cohort groups focused on specific topics.
  • Connect with colleagues and thought leaders.
  • Collaborate and strategize on best practices for your clinical and research practice.
  • Join or start discussions on the most pertinent topics related to the anesthesiology specialty.

To access specific member community conversations, you will need to initially log into your account in the community.

Highlighted Conversations

About the member communities

IARS, AUA and SOCCA have partnered with DocMatter to create member communities for their members for high-quality, clinical discussions, to help in sharing your experience, ideas, and questions. DocMatter is a networking platform tailored to the specific needs and requirements of the medical community. This partnership will be particularly advantageous in connecting with members at other institutions. Access to the member community is a benefit of membership for IARS, AUA and SOCCA.

IARS YouTube Channel

Find out what your colleagues are saying about the Annual Meeting and IARS.

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 - Sunday, 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 - Monday, 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 - Tuesday, 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.

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.