IARS 2022 Annual Meeting – March 18-20, 2022

All program times are Hawaii Standard Time (HST). Check back for detailed program information in late 2021.

Friday, March 18, 2022

Plenary Session: Perioperative Mental Health: From Neural Circuits to Implementation
10:00 am – 11:00 am

11:00 am – 11:15 am

Plenary Session: MAC, Models, Mitochondria & Metabolism
11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Plenary Session: Moving Past Burnout, Let’s Talk Engagement! Exploring Antecedents of Engagement to Improve Morale, Wellness and Performance
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Plenary Session: Applying Molecular and Systems Neuroscience to Develop Reversal Agents for General Anesthesia (Co-Sponsored by the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care)
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

eSAS Session: Panel: Making Mentorship Work
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Scholars’ Program Mentoring and Networking Reception
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Aligned Session with IARS, AUA and SOCCA: Anesthesia & Analgesia Sponsored Journal Symposium
5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

IARS, AUA and SOCCA Welcome Reception
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Opening Session and T.H. Seldon Memorial Lecture
7:45 am – 9:30 am

T. H. Seldon Memorial Lecture – Harder, better, faster, stronger: The beneficial legacy of COVID19 for perioperative healthcare
S. Ramani Moonesinghe

Read more about Dr. Moonesinghe here.


Moderated Poster Session #1
9:30 am – 10:30 am

IARS, AUA, SOCCA and eSAS Scholars’ Program Sessions
10:30 am – 5:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions
10:30 am – 11:30 am

  1. Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists Session: Review Course Lecture: Systemic Anticoagulation and ECMO: Conventional versus Contemporary Approach
  2. Association of University Anesthesiologists Session: Does Risk Prediction Improve Patient Outcomes
  3. Joint IARS and World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists (WFSA) Session: Modern Perioperative Concepts in Patients with Cardiovascular Risk
  4. Debate: Opioid Free Anesthesia for Spine Surgery: Harmful Hoax or Imperative Innovation?

Women in Anesthesia Meet Up
11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

  1. Association of University Anesthesiologists Session: Intraoperative Oxygen Administration, Mechanisms, and Outcomes – The Perioperative Sweet Spot?
  2. Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists Session: Panel: Evidence-Based Emergency Airway Management: Past the Tipping Point?
  3. Campfire Session: Medication Errors: Learn from the Experts and Learn from Each Other. Together We Can Solve This Problem
  4. Novel Approaches to Elucidate the Pathophysiology of Perioperative Neurocognitive Disorders

Moderated Poster Session #2
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

International Science Symposium: Space Medicine
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  1. Dying in Childbirth: Improving Maternal Health and Safety by Advancing Peripartum
  2. The Importance of Cultural Competency in Critical Care
  3. Patient and family centered care to achieve equitable outcomes in pediatric anesthesia. session (Co-Sponsored by the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia)
  4. Climbing the Leadership Ladder: How to Navigate Generational Divide and Build Lasting Teams!
  5. Preventing Chronic Postsurgical Pain and Opioid Use: from Mechanistic Basis under the Biopsychosocial Model to Practical Preoperative Assessment, Phenotyping, and Intervention

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Concurrent Sessions
7:30 am – 8:30 am

  1. Exploring Clinical Dogma with the “Depth of Anesthesia” podcast team
  2. Campfire Session: The Intersectionality of Underrepresented Minority (URM) Chairwomen in Medicine- Debunking the Myths and Stating the Facts (Co-Sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Professional Diversity)
  3. Innovative Session: Point of Care Ultrasound- Sharing Ideas on How to Overcome Implementation Barriers
  4. Current trends and controversies in pediatric anesthesiology (Co-Sponsored by the European Society for Paediatric Anaesthesiology)
  5. What’s New in Airway Management

Kosaka Best Abstracts Award Session
8:45 am – 10:45 am

Moderated Poster Session #3
10:45 am – 11:45 am

Concurrent Sessions
11:45 am – 12:45 pm

  1. SmartTots Panel: New Directions in Pediatric Anesthetic Neurotoxicity Research
  2. Innovative Session: Leading Multi-site Perioperative Clinical Trials: What I Know Now but Wish I Had Known Then
  3. Innovative Session: Ted Talk: Capacity Building versus Short Term Medical Mission Trips
  4. Development, Implementation, and Maintenance of Machine Learning Models in Anesthesiology
  5. Buprenorphine in the Perioperative Period: Recommendations from the Multi-society Working Group

Moderated Poster Session #4
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

  1. RADAR Session
  2. Innovative Session: Transverse Orientation: Reframing Burnout in Terms of Identity
  3. Resuscitation in Sepsis and Septic Shock
  4. Updating the Confusion: Emerging Physiologic Markers of Postoperative Brain Dysfunction Co-Sponsored by the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care and the Society for Advancement of Geriatric Anesthesia)
  5. Moving Past the Single Center Trial: Opportunities and Challenges in Multi-Center Data Collaborations