Dr. John Gerancher most recently served as professor of anesthesiology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. In addition to his responsibilities in academia, Dr. John Gerancher also acted as medical director of the surgical services informatics and anesthesia information management systems departments at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Known as J.C. to his friends and colleagues, Dr. John Charles Gerancher maintains membership in the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).
The IARS is making preparations for its 2014 Annual Meeting, which will be held May 17-20, 2014, at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montreal, Quebec. This meeting brings together the leading educators and investigators in the field of anesthesia to discuss and present the latest developments and best practices in patient care. Currently, the organizers of the meeting are accepting submissions for abstract presentations.
Established in 1922, the IARS funds research that advances and promotes the specialty of anesthesia, contributing in excess of $1 million each year. The organization also serves as a resource and forum where experts can share the most current information and ideas in the field.