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As a member of the WFSA SAFE-T Consortium, the IARS is pleased to inform its members of a special event from WFSA and the Royal Society of Medicine: the first ever SAFE-T (Safe Anaesthesia For Everybody - Today) Summit. The Summit will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Royal Society of Medicine.​

Apply Now - IARS 2018 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award (FARA)!

Nov 13, 2017 06:00 AM

The application period for our largest IARS grant is now OPEN! Apply now if you’re an individual investigator who is innovative, creative and committed to advancing research in the anesthesiology field. Apply to demonstrate your leadership skills and to foster the scientific evolution of a novel concept.​

IARS Supports the Rally for Medical Research!

Sep 08, 2017 05:00 AM

Medical research is fundamental to our health & economic prosperity! We at the IARS are grateful that Congress has made medical research a national priority through supporting the NIH & passage of the 21st Century Cures Act. But, w/o sustained, predictable funding for NIH, tomorrow’s cures may never come. Join the IARS & urge lawmakers to increase the NIH budget by $2 billion & provide hope to millions living with life-threatening & chronic diseases. #RallyMedRes.

IARS announces the 2017 Mentored Research Award Recipients

Aug 11, 2017 11:00 AM

The IARS Mentored Research Awards support investigators who are working to further the understanding of clinical practice in anesthesiology and related science. Our 2017 recipients are the future leaders in the field and their funded studies are vital to the progress of the specialty.

IARS Trustee Tony Jones Appointed to New Leadership Position

Jul 24, 2017 02:20 PM

Dr. Tony Jones has been named President of the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation and Chief Physician Executive for UAB Medicine.

IARS Trustee Beverley Orser appointed Chair, Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto

Jul 01, 2017 11:00 AM

Beverley Orser, MD, PhD, has been appointed Chair, Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2017. Dr. Orser has been recognized through many awards including the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society 2017 Gold Medal. She was the first recipient (1995) of the Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award from the IARS.

Use of Anesthetics in Young Children – A Consensus Statement of the ESA, ESPA, EACTA & EuroSTAR

Jun 05, 2017 05:00 AM

The ESA/ESPA/EACTA/EuroSTAR European Anaesthesiology Societies find that the current evidence to support the recent FDA Safety Warning is insufficient and incomplete. They conclude that there is no compelling evidence to change anesthetic practice for young children and pregnant women.

IARS Board of Trustees Past Chair Davy Cheng has been appointed Vice Dean, Faculty Affairs at the Western University Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, effective July 1, 2017 until June 30, 2023.

May 30, 2017 05:00 AM

Dr. Cheng has served as the Chair/Chief, Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine since September 2001. He will conclude this role in June 2017. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto in 1983, and completed his anesthesia residency and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in 1987 at the University of Toronto. He completed a subspecialty in a Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship at the University of Iowa.

Now available! The SmartTots Panel Livestream from the 2017 IARS Annual Meeting

Apr 20, 2017 05:00 PM

The International Anesthesia Research Society hosted a SmartTots-related education session at the IARS 2017 Annual Meeting. The session, The Neuroscience of Brain Development: Opportunities and Alternative Perspectives for Pediatric Anesthesia Research described age-dependent changes in anesthesia-induced brain activity in children and how this activity likely relates to the development of underlying brain circuits and early childhood development.

IARS Joins WFSA SAFE-T Consortium

Feb 14, 2017 06:00 PM

The IARS has joined the World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists (WFSA) SAFE-T Consortium. The SAFE-T Consortium (Safe Anaesthesia For Everybody – Today) is a global collaboration of industry and organizations committed to the advancement of patient safety and the International Standards for a Safe Practice of Anesthesia.

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