Online Communities

Engage with thought leaders and peers in the IARS Online Member Communities, supported by DocMatter. Discover key insights and develop connections with the 8,000+ members from 109 countries participating in this private anesthesia community that is tailored to your specific needs and interests.

IARS Online Member Community

The IARS Online Member Community offers the opportunity to engage in insightful, high-quality, clinical discussions where experiences, ideas, and questions are exchanged within the global anesthesia specialty.

Some highlights include:

  • Important Anesthesia Research – Discuss the tough questions facing the anesthesiology specialty today and discover the latest research advancements that may offer answers.
  • IARS Online Journal Club – Each month discuss a key article published in that month’s issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia with the authors.
  • IARS Webinar Series Discussions – Discuss important topics prior to and following each webinar with the expert speakers.
  • Annual Meeting Session Discussions – Engage with speakers about important topics discussed prior to and following their Annual Meeting sessions.
  • Educational Series – Learn the latest updates and what’s new in specific anesthesia subspecialty topics.
  • Published Guidelines – Discuss the implications of recently published guidelines with the authors.
  • Plus, connect with other community participants to share your experiences and ideas to improve clinical care, research and more!

Women in Anesthesia Online Community

The Women in Anesthesia Online Community, supported by IARS and DocMatter, is dedicated to creating a safe and inclusive space for women physicians to discuss advocacy, mentorship, and other topics pertinent to the success of women practicing in the field of anesthesia.

Early-Stage Anesthesiology Scholars Online Community

The Early-Stage Anesthesiology Scholars (eSAS) Online Community provides much needed resources for early-career scholars including, fellowship, case collaboration, consensus building, medical skills advancement, mentorship, medical data/technology discovery and evaluation — essentially all areas relevant to your future and the future of academic anesthesiology.

About eSAS

Early-Stage Anesthesiology Scholars (eSAS), which helps to plan the Scholars’ Program at the IARS Annual Meeting, is a community led by trainees, for trainees. eSAS serves the interests of early-career anesthesiologist scientists, providing an academic home for developing scholars in anesthesiology. To learn more about eSAS and how to get involved, visit