Scholars’ Program

IARS, AUA, SOCCA and eSAS Scholars’ Program

The IARS, AUA, SOCCA and eSAS Scholars’ Program will be held on Friday, May 15th and Saturday May 16th, 2020. The Scholars’ Program requires pre-registration and a non-refundable $50 fee.

Program Highlights

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Friday, May 15

Mentor/Trainee Reception



Saturday, May 16

Finding Your Academic Path: A Discussion of Academic Career Alternatives

  • Education Thomas E. Cox, MD, Washington University
  • Research Judith Hellman, MD, University of California, San Francisco
  • Leadership Keith A. “Tony” Jones, MD, IARS Chair Elect, University of Alabama


Finding Mentors and Sponsors

  • Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Kristin Schreiber, MD, PhD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Lunch Session: Creating Mindfulness and Wellness in Academic Anesthesia

  • Heather Poupore-King, PhD, Stanford University


Finding Your Funding: Opportunities for Early Stage Investigators In and Out of the NIH

  • Pre K Max Kelz, MD, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • NIH: K and R Zuzana Justinova, MD, PhD, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
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