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

Discuss Cutting-Edge Topics in A Wide Range of Subspecialty Topics

Saturday, April 28:

  • New Innovations in the Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage
  • ASER: Enhanced Recovery Protocol Elements. What Is the Level of Evidence?
  • SNACC: The Microbiome and Brain Health: An Emerging Frontier of Perioperative Neuroscience
  • Research Statistics for the Non-Statisticians
  • Regional Anesthesia: An Evidence-Based Look at Controversies and Unknowns
  • SPAQI: Preoperative Management and Optimization Strategies
  • Detection of Sepsis: Beyond Culture
  • Investigating, Conceptualizing and Addressing Health Care Disparity in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  • Management of Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension

Sunday, April 29:

  • Understanding and Making Use of the Electroencephalogram during General Anesthesia
  • Physician Wellness in Hospital Medicinee: Thriving, Not Simply Surviving
  • WFSA: Universal Access and Safe Anesthesia: Global Anesthesia Workforce
  • Increasing Diversity and Gender Equivalency in Your Department
  • Can Human Factors and Cognitive Science Make Medicine and Anesthesiology Safer?
  • Anesthesiologists within the U.S.Veterans Health Administration: Contributions to Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
  • SmartTots: Neurotoxicity in Children Exposed to Anesthesia
  • Innovations in Anesthesiology Resident Education
  • eSAS: Updates to Perioperative Outcomes Research: So Far We've Come; So Far to Go
  • Health Care Quality Infrastructure: Too Much Stick, Not Enough Carrot
  • A&A: Meet the Editors
  • SOCCA Bonus Focus on Critical Care Session: 50 Years of ARDS: An Update
  • Ketamine for Acute Pain, Chronic Pain, and Psychiatric Disorders: An Evidence-based Review of Efficacy, Safety, and Logistics
  • Interpreting and Applying Systematic Reviews in Perioperative Medicine

Monday, April 30:

  • Innovative Training for Future Leaders in Anesthesiology
  • SAMBA: The Perioperative Management of the Heroin/Fentanyl Addicted Patient: The Epidemic is Upon Us!
  • Data Driven Quality Improvement
  • Clinical Informatics Training for Anesthesiologists
  • So You Want To Be A Leader: A How-To Guide
  • Impact of Anesthesia in Patients with Concussion
  • eSAS: The "I" in "Team": Interdisciplinary Thinking for Whole-Patient Perioperative Care
  • STA: Leveraging Machine Learning to Improve Patient Care: What is Involved, and What It Really Means
  • Rise of the Machines: Mechanical Support for Organ Failure
  • ISPCOP: Morbid Obesity - Recent Advances and New Insights in the Perioperative Anesthetic Care of Affected Patients
  • SABM: Review of the Top Blood Management Publications in A&A
  • SAGA: Your Patient has Memory Problems: Now What?
  • APSF: The Role of Implementation Science in Patient Safety

Tuesday, May 1:

  • Leveraging Mobile Apps for Medical Education
  • eSAS: Practical Clinical Approaches to Prevention of Postoperative Delirium: A Review of Modern Evidence
  • A National Strategy to Reduce the Opioid Epidemic: A Report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
  • SEA: Managing Professionalism Issues in the Workplace

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