Research Track

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Explore the best science in the specialty, delivered by leading researchers and subject matter experts, and connect with the greatest minds in anesthesiology.  This year's location puts us in close proximity to the NIH and FDA, for in-depth programming on the research and regulatory fronts.

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While on-site, visit Research Central. Explore Featured Abstracts showcasing the best science in the specialty and stop by the Research Lounge to network with peers, meet a mentor or grab a refreshment.  The Research Lounge is brought to you in partnership with:

ASA, AUA, FAER, IARS

Delve into dedicated research programming. 
Explore more than 25 research-focused sessions and 1,000 scientific abstracts to discover relevant new ideas and practices you can immediately integrate into your own programs. 

Saturday, October 3

Format Name Time
 Featured Session AUA Lecture 7:30 – 8:30 a.m
Featured & Plenary Lecture Opening Session - Keynote Speaker
Presented by Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D, NIH Director
9 – 10:15 a.m.
 Featured Session  FDA Update on Anesthestics: New Drug Approvals, IND and Labeling 101  10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Panel Through the Looking Glass and Beyond the EEG: In Vivo Imaging of Neuronal Activity during Wakefulness and General Anesthesia 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Featured Session Medical Device Innovation in Anesthesiology: FDA Wants to Help, and to Have Your Help! 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Journal Activities Journal Symposium 1:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Initial Results: Clinical Trial Research 4 – 5 p.m.
Scientific Abstracts Featured Abstracts
Top-Tier Scientific Abstracts Presented in Paper
All day
Abstract Group Discussions All day
e-Abstracts All day

Sunday, October 4

Format Name Time
Research-Interactive Tutorial Slightly Advanced Statistics: Propensity Score Matching and Time-to-Event Analyses 8 – 11 a.m.
FAER Session FAER/eSAS: A Day for New Researchers 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Panel Early Stage Anesthesia Scholars (eSAS) Panel: Carving Out Your Niche and Gaining Momentum in Research 8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
Journal Activities Best of Clinical Science 1 – 3 p.m.
Best of Basic Science 3 – 5 p.m.
Panels Impact of Anesthetics and Surgery on Young and Elderly Brain: NIH-Supported Investigators in Anesthesiology 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Diagnosing acid-base disorders: Drs. Henderson, Hasselbalch, and Stewart can all work together! Part I 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
Diagnosing acid-base disorders: Drs. Henderson, Hasselbalch, and Stewart can all work together! Part II 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
Scientific Abstracts
Featured Abstracts
Top-Tier Scientific Abstracts Presented in Paper
All day
Abstract Group Discussions All day
e-Abstracts All day

Monday, October 5

Format Name Time
Featured & Plenary Lecture Emery A. Rovenstine Memorial Lecture: Vital Signs: Transforming 21st Century Anesthesia Practice
Presented by Joanne M. Conroy, M.D
8 – 9:15 a.m.
 Featured Session AUA Diversity Panel 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
 Panel From Protoplasm to Neural Networks: Shifting Gears in Mechanistic Research 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Journal Activity

Celebration of Research
Presented by Evan D. Kharasch, M.D., Ph.D

9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Panel Large Clinical Trials in Anesthesiology – Advanced Methodology and Management 1 – 3 p.m.
Featured & Plenary Lecture FAER-Helrich Research Lecture: Why is Pain Such a Tough Nut to Crack: A Mechanistic Perspective on our Emphasis upon Neuraxial Processing
Presented by Tony Yaksh, Ph.D.
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
FAER Session FAER Panel: The Present and Future State of Neuraxial Drug Delivery 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Refresher Course Lecture Peri-operative Neuroscience Update
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Scientific Abstracts
Oral Presentations All day
Abstract Group Discussions All day
e-Abstracts All day

Tuesday, October 6

Format Name Time
Journal Activity Secrets of Successful Manuscript Preparation 7 – 9 a.m.
Panel A Hidden GEM for a Rising STAR: NIA’s Pathway to Develop Multidisciplinary Researchers in Aging 8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
Journal Activity Pain Drugs of the Future 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
Featured & Plenary Lecture John A. Severinghaus Lecture: Anesthesiology: Resetting Our Sights on Long-term Outcomes
Presented by Beverley A. Orser, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC
11 a.m. – Noon
Featured Session NIH-Funded Clinical Trials in Anesthesiology: Current Studies, Networks, and Innovation 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
FAER Session FAER Diversity Panel: Diversity in the Physician Scientist Workforce: Now and in the Future 1 – 3 p.m.
Scientific Abstracts Oral Presentations All day
Abstract Group Discussions All day
e-Abstracts All day