Intended to support investigations that will further the understanding of clinical practice in anesthesiology and related sciences.
In 2009 the IARS pledged a gift of $1 million dollars to the SCA Foundation to support the SCA-IARS Starter and Mid-Career Grants, and renewed that commitment in 2014 with additional funds.
Designed to recognize individuals with outstanding teaching skills and career contributions to the academic community. The award is comprised of two separate parts, Innovation in Education and Achievement in Education.
The B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Awards distributed over $1 million from 1983 to 1993 to 45 awardees for projects in clinical care, education, and administration, as well as laboratory and clinical research.
The Ben Covino Memorial Awards were give to seven awardees, funding almost $150,000 in regional anesthesia research from 1993 until 2004, funded with a grant from AstraZeneca.
The Chinese Research Prize of $1,000 at the Chinese Society of Anesthesia meeting was awarded to promote and to share the IARS/CSA mission of best research advancement in the field of anesthesiology, and was awarded to ten Chinese scholars each year from 2008 until 2010.
The Clinical Scholar Research Award was created to further the understanding of anesthesiology and related sciences in clinical practice through clinical investigations. After awarding almost $5 million to 62 recipients from 1994 until 2011, this award became the IARS Mentored Research Award.
SmartTots funded awards are aimed at investigating whether anesthetics or sedatives are neurotoxic and/or impede the normal development of the human brain. For more information regarding a SmartTots Research Grant, visit the SmartTots website.
All IARS Funded Awards and Grants
Review all IARS funded awards and grants since the launch of our program in 1983.