Master what you need to know

Your success starts with SelfStudyPLUS

Access more than 2,900 questions, including confidence measures, supplemental learning assets, and recommended reading through the innovative SelfStudyPLUS secure, mobile-friendly website. Blending machine learning and proprietary algorithms, SelfStudyPLUS continually assesses your unique knowledge and competency and keeps you on your most efficient path to proficiency.

The American Society for Anesthesiologists (ASA) and International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) have joined forces to enhance SelfStudyPLUS. The improvements continue to deliver you high-quality, innovative training, and educational resources–now with ACE and Summaries of Emerging Evidence (SEE) content from ASA. The ASA and IARS team is your essential companion in mastering all the knowledge you need to succeed as an anesthesiologist.

What you’ll experience with the enhanced SelfStudyPLUS

  • Build practical knowledge that is directly applicable to patient care and clinical decision making per ACGME guidelines.
  • Pursue your interests while developing your skills with question-based drilling in a wide range of areas, available from any device, and across the breadth of anesthesiology.
  • Patented AI technology analyzes what you need to know and focuses your time where you need it.
  • Strengthen your retention by using recall practice, spaced repetition, confidence assessment, test-enhanced learning, and interleaving to ensure you retain what you learn.
  • Choose high yield questions from Basic Science to Advanced Clinical Techniques, linked to ABA Keywords and everything in between.
  • ASA’s ACE questions test you on established anesthesia knowledge and review many aspects of the specialty.  NEW
  • With ASA’s Summaries of Emerging Evidence (SEE), discover thought-provoking questions and discussions based on the recent medical literature that challenge your thinking.  NEW
  • Trusted content written and edited by practicing physicians at top hospitals.
  • Plus, Residency Program Directors can better prepare residents for clinical practice success with access to intuitive dashboard reports and tracking that allows them to curate and assign individualized learning for residents based on performance and needs.

Explore the innovative features and benefits of SelfStudyPLUS today.

Trust in content

At the heart of it, SelfStudyPLUS helps residents advance through their graduate medical education with a deeper understanding of anesthesiology. Evolved from the popular OpenAnesthesia™ website, sponsored by the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS), and founded by Dr. Edward C. Nemergut and Dr. Robert Thiele, SelfStudyPLUS has been relied on by residency program directors and residents for more than a decade – and for good reason – question sets are curated by leading teaching physicians at top hospitals, and edited by Dr. Nemergut and his team. Now enhanced with the addition of hundreds of ASA questions from ACE and Summaries of Emerging Evidence (SEE), plus more trusted content and resources in development as part of the IARS and ASA partnership, SelfStudyPLUS will continue to grow to best meet the learning needs of residents.

At the heart of it, SelfStudyPLUS helps residents advance through their graduate medical education with a deeper understanding of anesthesiology. Evolved from the popular OpenAnesthesia™ website, sponsored by the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS), and founded by Dr. Edward C. Nemergut and Dr. Robert Thiele, SelfStudyPLUS has been relied on by residency program directors and residents for more than a decade – and for good reason – question sets are curated by leading teaching physicians at top hospitals, and edited by Dr. Nemergut and his team. Now enhanced with the addition of hundreds of ASA questions from ACE and Summaries of Emerging Evidence (SEE), plus more trusted content and resources in development as part of the IARS and ASA partnership, SelfStudyPLUS will continue to grow to best meet the learning needs of residents.

 

Learn from leading experts in anesthesiology

Contributors

David A. August, MD, PhD

Boston, Massachusetts

Allison Bechtel, MD

Charlottesville, Virginia

Mary Beth Brady, MD

Baltimore, Maryland

Franklyn Cladis, MD

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Katherine T. Forkin, MD

Charlottesville, Virginia

Julie L. Huffmyer, MD

Charlottesville, Virginia

Sandra L. Kopp, MD

Rochester, Minnesota

David L. McDonagh, MD

Dallas, Texas

Bhiken Ishwarlal Naik, MD

Charlottesville, Virginia

Edward C. Nemergut, MD

Charlottesville, Virginia

Lauren Powlovich, MD

Charlottesville, Virginia

May C. Pian-Smith, MD

Boston, Massachusetts

Jessica Tashjian, MD

San Francisco, California

Robert H. Thiele, MD

Charlottesville, Virginia

Narayana Varahabhatla, MD

Boston, Massachusetts

ASA ACE and SEE Content Reviewers

Christopher J. Lace, MD, MBA

Denver, Colorado

Jeffrey K. Lu, MD

Salt Lake City, Utah

Laurence Torsher, MD

Rochester, Minnesota

Program Directors: Residency program subscriptions

  • Assess your residents’ strengths and gaps in knowledge, and deliver questions to address their specific, personal needs and help prepare them for clinical practice success.
  • Identify trends and priorities, see progress scores, and assign specific questions and practice tests to individual residents via the interactive dashboard for Program Directors.
  • Go beyond a once-a-year snapshot through continuous assessment and real-time reporting, giving you a live, accurate, and trackable view of your residents’ knowledge and progress not otherwise possible.
  • Findings also strongly suggest that both our questions and system are appropriate and relevant to the needs of learners at all levels.
  • Contact us for a one-on-one demo.

Offer unlimited usage of SelfStudyPLUS for your residents!

Residents: Individual subscriptions

  • The SelfStudyPLUS adaptive learning system uses innovative and patented AI algorithms to assess your strengths and gaps in knowledge, and delivers questions to address your needs.
  • Recommend SelfStudyPLUS to your Residency Program Director.

Enjoy unlimited usage of SelfStudyPLUS for the subscription length of your choice!

For more information or questions on individual subscriptions, contact selfstudyplus-support@selfstudy.com.