Early-Career, Fellow and Trainee Resources
The IARS is committed to providing its trainee and early-career members with resources to succeed in their career in anesthesiology.

Scholars’ Day

The Scholars’ Day, offered as part of the IARS Annual Meeting, is specifically designed for early-stage anesthesiology scholars and focuses on topics unique to them, such as sharpening skills and best practices, career and publishing advice, and networking.

The 2022 Scholars’ Day will be held virtually, on April 2, 2022 from 10:30 am – 4:15 pm Eastern Time (ET). This program is free to attend.

Early-Stage Anesthesiology Scholars (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 http://esashq.org.

Get Involved with IARS

Share your knowledge, time and skills with the IARS community in a variety of ways.

IARS On Demand

IARS On Demand delivers 80 hours of presentations from the IARS Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium, including the 2019 Scholars’ Program sessions. With IARS Annual Meeting On Demand, you can earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ while exploring sessions on a variety of subspecialty topics.

IARS YouTube Channel

Find out what your colleagues are saying about the Scholars’ Program, Annual Meeting and IARS.

Member Community

Connect with colleagues and gain access to thought leaders in anesthesiology through the IARS Member Community. 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. Plus, participate in a broader 30,000 member Global COVID-19 Community.

Mentoring Opportunities

Participants of the Scholars’ Program at the IARS Annual Meeting have an opportunity to be mentored by a well-established anesthesiologist during a Mentor and Networking Reception.


Sponsored by the IARS, OpenAnesthesia™ premiered in 2009 as an experimental project designed to advance graduate medical education in the field of anesthesia. Founded by Dr. Edward C. Nemergut and Dr. Robert Thiele, OpenAnesthesia™ offers over 1,000 podcasts and video interviews with experts on pertinent topics like burnout and physician wellness, and CME activities.


Master what you need to know with SelfStudyPLUS. Access more than 2,900 questions, including confidence measures, supplemental learning assets, and recommended reading through the innovative SelfStudyPLUS secure, mobile-friendly website. Blending machine learning and proprietary algorithms, SelfStudyPLUS continually assesses your unique knowledge and competency and keeps you on your most efficient path to proficiency.

Creating Future Leaders

Grants like the IARS Mentored Research Award give early-career anesthesiologists the support they need to take the next step in their careers. Watch this video to find out how IMRA benefited past recipients.

SmartTots: Building Community and Advocating for Important Research 

SmartTots pediatric anesthetic neurotoxicity thought leaders discuss the current status of the field and provide insights into the future of the research.

Value of Presenting Research at the IARS Annual Meeting

In this video, find out why researchers from all stages in their careers and backgrounds choose to present their research during poster session presentations at the IARS Annual Meeting and why they find this experience valuable.


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