Kosaka Best of Meeting Abstract Awards Session

IARS 2018 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium
Improving Health Through Discovery and Education
April 28 – May 1, 2018, Chicago, Illinois

The top 30 abstract authors submitted in Clinical Research, Basic Science or by a scholar will be selected, by an expert panel of reviewers, to display their physical posters for viewing and discussion during the Kosaka Best of Meeting Abstract Awards Session.

The top 9 finalists (3 from Clinical Research, 3 from Basic Science, and 3 authors who are scholars) will be selected to present their original research orally during this session. These top 9 finalists will also compete for the top award in their area and a $500 prize in each category.

Moderator: Beverley A. Orser, MD, PhD, FR CPC, Professor, Department of Anesthesia and Physiology, and Chair, Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine; Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute; Director of Research, Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Trustee, IARS


Keith A. (Tony) Jones, MD, Alfred Habeeb Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Chief Physician Executive, The University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, Birmingham, Alabama; Trustee, IARS

Makoto Ozaki, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan; Secretary, IARS

Santhanam Suresh, MD, Arthur C. King Professor and Chair of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago; Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois; Trustee and Journal Liaison, IARS

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The Kosaka Best of Meeting Abstract Awards Session is supported by the Japan Society for Clinical Anesthesia (JSCA) and the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

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