IARS 2021

Please join our MPOG members presenting their work at the 2021 Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA) International Anesthesiology Research Society (IARS) Virtual Annual Meeting.

Full Meeting Schedules: AUA / IARS

THursday, May 13, 2021

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Leadership Advisory Board Panel I: Toward Diversity, Inclusivity and Excellence at the AUA
Jeanine Weiner-Kronish, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Host Program Panel I: University of California, San Francisco: Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health
Michael Gropper, MD, PhD
Host Institution Chair, UCSF

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

Host Program Panel II: Stanford University: Diversity in Academic Medicine Determinants of Health
Ronald Pearl, MD, PhD
Host Institution Chair, Stanford University School of Medicine

Friday, May 14, 2021

1:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  

Women in Academic Anesthesiology Breakfast Networking Session
Jeanine Wiener-Kronish, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

2:45 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.

Neuron-glia crosstalk plays a major role in the neurotoxic effects of ketamine via extracellular vesicles
Donald Penning, MD, MSc
Henry Ford Health System

3:12 p.m. – 3:17 p.m. 

STIL-STRONGER: Association of Sugammadex Use with the Incidence of Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in a Population at Increased Risk
Douglas Colquhoun, MBChB, MSc, MPH
University of Michigan Medicine

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

What is the Evidence for Developing Mentorship Skills?
Deborah J. Culley, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Saturday, May 15, 2021

1:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and the Practice of Anesthesiology
Michael Mathis, MD
University of Michigan Medicine

1:34 p.m. – 1:46 p.m.

Preoperative cognitive assessment and optimization
Deborah Culley, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

5:35 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

AI in Healthcare
Vikas O’Reilly-Shah, MD, PhD, FASA
University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital

5:35 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Cognitive Change: Older Adults: Epidemiologic Modeling
Elizabeth Whitlock, MD, MSc
University of California San Francisco 

Sunday, May 16, 2021

1:40 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Early-Stage Anesthesiology Scholars (eSAS) Session: Going Up: Early Stage Anesthesiology Scholars Rapid-Fire Showcase
Allison Janda, MD
University of Michigan

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Anesthesia & Analgesia Sponsored Symposium: Perioperative Outcomes: Current Evidence and Future Priorities
Hugh Hemmings, MD, PhD, FRCA 
Weill Cornell Medical College 

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Opportunities and challenges: preclinical studies on postoperative delirium
Deborah Culley, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

3:00 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.

Geography and COVID
Vivek Moitra, M
Columbia University Medical Center

4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m

Postoperative Delirium
Deborah Culley, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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