About FAER

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) is a 501(c)3 non-profit, and a related organization of the American Society of Anesthesiologists®. Its mission is to advance medicine through anesthesia research and education. FAER is committed to ensuring physician anesthesiologists lead medicine into the future through scientific discovery and the creation of new knowledge. It serves to inspire, support and prepare anesthesiologists to advance patient care and improve lives through basic, clinical, translational science and medical education research.

Our Mission

To advance medicine through research and education in anesthesiology.

Our Vision

FAER will be a premier national foundation providing guidance and resources to physician investigators and medical educators focusing on anesthesiology-related issues in the sciences of clinical practice and disease biology.


Our Principles

  • New knowledge creation and application secure the future of anesthesiology and societal well-being.
  • Mentoring physician scientists is fundamental.
  • The granting process is ethical, rigorous and transparent.