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.

All program times are in Eastern Time (ET).

Schedule at a Glance

Saturday, May 15, 2021

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

T.H. Seldon Memorial Lecture: The future of the specialty: how the pandemic and policy changes should influence our leadership

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Science of COVID Symposium

1:00 pm – 1:10 pm

Break

1:10 pm – 2:10 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • 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
  • Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA) Sponsored Symposium: Anesthesia and the Microbiome: Exploring a New Frontier in Perioperative Medicine
  • Smart Tots Panel: Update on Pediatric Anesthetic Neurotoxicity

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

  • Society for Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) Sponsored Panel: Pediatric Tonsillectomy: To Breathe or Not to Breathe, That is the Painful Question
  • Review Course Lecture: Machine Learning for Anesthesiologists 101
  • Panel: AKI from Bench to Bedside: Hopeless Endeavor or Hopeful Progress?
  • Symposium: Immune Health in Surgery and Critical Care – Challenges and Novel Opportunities
  • Anesthesia Research Council (ARC) Update

4:30 pm – 4:40 pm

Break

4:40 pm – 5:40 pm

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

5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Networking Opportunity – Meet the Experts Sessions

Sunday, May 16, 2021

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Kosaka Best Abstract Award Session

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (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

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

2:10 pm – 2:20 pm

Break

2:20 pm –  2:30 pm

Break

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • Review Course Lecture:  Bad Heart-Bad Lungs: How Ventilation in ARDS Impacts Patients With Marginal Right and Left Ventricular Function
  • Anesthesia & Analgesia Sponsored Symposium: Perioperative Outcomes: Current Evidence and Future Priorities
  • Panel: Frailty and Perioperative Care: Assessment, Optimization, Outcomes and Shared Decision Making
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Sponsored Campfire Session: 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
  • Panel: Socioeconomics and Outcomes in Healthcare with Focus on COVID

3:40 pm – 4:40 pm

Diversity: Healthcare Equity and Disparities of Care Symposium

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Networking Opportunity – Meet the Experts Sessions

 

Session designated for ABA MOCA® Patient Safety CME Credit