IARS 2021 Annual Meeting | May 15-16

The IARS Annual Meeting Program is developed by the Annual Meeting Oversight Committee. Much of the content comes from peer reviewed session proposals. Visit our Session Proposals page for more information.

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Schedule at a Glance

Saturday, May 15, 2021

11:00 am – 11:15 am

Welcome

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

T.H. Seldon Memorial Lecture: Translational Science in the 21st  Century

Christopher P. Austin, M.D. 

Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences National Institutes of Health

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Featured Symposium: Science of COVID

1:00 pm – 1:10 pm

Break

1:10 pm – 2:10 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • Panel: Visualizing Pain: From Mouse to Human
  • TEDTalk: Navigating the Behavioral Economics of Neurocritical Care
  • Panel: How Advances in Technology Will Impact the Practice of Anesthesiology
  • Panel: Prehabilitation and Medical Optimization in High-Risk Surgical Patients
  • Symposium: AUA: Anesthesia and the Microbiome: Exploring a New Frontier in Perioperative Medicine

2:10 pm – 2:20 pm

Break

2:20 pm – 3:20 pm    

International Science Symposium: Psychedelic Neuroscience

3:20 pm – 3:30 pm

Break

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • Panel: Society for Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine: Pediatric Tonsillectomy:  To Breathe or Not to Breathe, That is the Painful Question
  • Review Course Lecture:  Machine Learning for Anesthesiologists 101
  • Panel:  Socioeconomics and Outcomes in Healthcare with Focus on COVID
  • Panel: eSAS: AKI from Bench to Bedside: Hopeless Endeavor or Hopeful Progress?
  • Symposium: Immune Health in Surgery and Critical Care – Challenges and Novel Opportunities

4:30 pm – 4:40 pm

Break

4:40 pm – 5:40 pm

Innovative Session: Campfire: ‘Facilitate, Mediate or Negotiate: Do You Have the Skills to Successfully Engage in the Conversation?’

5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Networking Opportunity

Sunday, May 16, 2021

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kosaka Best of Meeting Abstracts Session

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

WFSA Sponsored Symposium: Evidence in the Era of Distrust: Maintaining Scientific Honesty While Remaining Socially Relevant

1:00 pm – 1:10 pm

Break

1:10 pm – 2:10 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • Wellness and Resilience
  • Panel:  Futility in Critical Care: What, When and How?
  • Panel: Liver Intensive Care Group of Europe, Society for the Advancement of Transplant: Anesthesia and International Liver Transplantation Society: Lessons from Transplant Anesthesia for the Rest of Us: Coagulation, Perfusion and Liver Function
  • Review Course Lecture:  International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient: Acute Pain Management in Morbid Obesity – Controversies and Conundrums!
  • Innovative Session: Going Up: Early Stage Anesthesiology Scholars Rapid-Fire Showcase

2:10 pm – 2:20 pm

Break

2:20 pm – 3:20 pm

Symposium: Anesthesiology Response to COVID

3:20 pm –  3:30 pm

Break

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • Review Course Lecture:  Bad Heart-Bad Lungs: How ventilation in ARDS impacts patients with marginal right and left ventricular function.
  • A&A Sponsored Journal Symposium: Perioperative Outcomes: Current Evidence and Future Priorities
  • Panel:  Frailty and Perioperative Care: Assessment, Optimization, Outcomes and Shared Decision Making
  • Innovative Session- Campfire:  American Society of Anesthesiologists: Incorporating Diversity and Inclusion in Anesthesiology Programs – Residents and Faculty
  • Panel:  To Study the Underlying Mechanism of Postoperative Delirium: Establishment of Clinically Relevant Animal Models

4:40 pm – 5:40 pm

Symposium: Diversity: Healthcare Equity and Disparities of Care

5:40 pm – 5:45 pm

Closing Remarks

5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Networking Opportunity