Membership Types and Benefits

Your support allows IARS to provide the vital resources that the anesthesia community needs most, including our online communities where important conversations take place.

Membership provides access to the resources that are essential to enhancing your career and offers opportunities to volunteer and get more involved with the anesthesia community!

Please click on A&A/Member Login, in the top bar of the website to access member only content including the journal site.

The IARS is developing discounted membership options for individuals in economically disadvantaged countries. Please check back for more information.

Individual Memberships

  • Full: $225.00

    • Individuals with doctorate degrees (MD, PhD, DMD, DDS, DVM, etc.), who are engaged in active clinical practice or research relating to anesthesia or pain management.
    • Allied Health professionals licensed or accredited in anesthesia-related specialties (such as CRNA, AA, etc.).
    • Individuals who are interested in anesthesia research or research outcomes.
  • Retired: $75.00

    • Members who have recently retired and been a member for 10 years or more. To become a member at this level, please contact Member Services at [email protected] or 1-240-646-7089.
  • Fellows, In-Training and Medical Students: Complimentary

    • Physicians in approved anesthesiology training programs.
    • Graduate students or postdoctoral scholars with an interest in research relating to anesthesia or pain management.
    • Individuals in medical school or training programs for other disciplines (i.e. CRNA training, dentistry training, veterinary medicine training, anesthesiology assistant training, etc.) or enrolled in medical school.
    • Program institution name, program start, and anticipated end date must be provided.

Organizational Memberships

  • If your organization has five or more individuals, please email [email protected] to set up an organizational membership.

Journal Affiliate Society Memberships

Members of Anesthesia & Analgesia journal affiliate societies receive a discount on IARS Membership. Contact your affiliate society for the IARS discount code. Only one society discount may be used per annual membership. These membership discounts do not apply to APSF or WFSA. To see a list of affiliate societies, click here.


  • Affiliate Full: $195.00

    • Eligibility and Benefits are the same as noted in the Benefits list below
  • Limited Plus: $135.00

    • Print and Online access to Anesthesia & Analgesia
    • Semi-monthly editions of A&A Practice, the clinical companion e-journal to Anesthesia & Analgesia
  • Limited: $75.00

    • Online access to Anesthesia & Analgesia


*Does not apply to Affiliate Limited Plus and Limited Membership. See membership type for details.


Anesthesia & Analgesia 

  • Twelve monthly issues of Anesthesia & Analgesia
  • Access to the full Anesthesia & Analgesia archive
  • Anesthesia & Analgesia Journal CME

A&A Practice

  • Semi-monthly editions of A&A Practice, the clinical companion e-journal to Anesthesia & Analgesia

Monthly Webinar Series

  • Live webinar presentations on current basic and clinical research from experts in the anesthesiology specialty
  • Webinar recordings and CME following the live event

Annual Meeting

  • Discounted registration for the IARS Annual Meeting, widely considered a premier yearly event in the field of anesthesia
  • Volunteer to review session proposals and abstract submissions for the annual meeting
  • Volunteer to moderate poster sessions at the annual meeting

Online Community

  • Our member community is your gateway for in-depth clinical discussions
  • Connect with colleagues and thought leaders to share your experiences and ideas
  • 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
  • Access to participate in a broader 30,000 member Global COVID-19 Community

Eligibility to apply for Research and Education Grants

  • IARS members are eligible to apply for grants that are designed to advance your career and the specialty


  • Bulletin, provides a monthly overview of the current edition of Anesthesia & Analgesia, as well as highlights of IARS programs, news and announcements
  • Covid-19 Resources, a monthly highlight of peer-reviewed emerging research articles for clinical practice
  • The Daily Dose, daily recaps and articles from the Annual Meeting sessions


  • OpenAnesthesia summaries (mini-reviews of high-yield topics), podcasts, vodcasts, Question of the Day, and much more

30% discount at checkout on Lippincott Anesthesiology publications from Wolters Kluwer

  • Login to the IARS member site using the A&A/Member Login at the upper right of this page to view the list of publications and access the discount

The IARS is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, a portion of membership dues may be treated as a deductible business expense. Please note IARS membership dues are not refundable. Exceptions may be made under special circumstances and if requested within three months of payment.