News & Announcements


If you are heading to ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2016 Oct. 22-26 in Chicago, be sure to attend FAER’s sessions and visit our booth, which will be located in the “ASA Resource Center” in the McCormick Place.

SOAP/FAER Gertie Marx Plenary Lecture
“Are We Speaking the Same Language? Improving Outcomes Through Multidisciplinary Collaboration and Clear Communication”
Sunday, Oct. 25, 8 to 9 a.m., San Diego Convention Center, Upper 20D

This lecture by David J. Birnbach, MD, MPH of the University of Miami will focus on improving outcomes and eliminating preventable harm through multidisciplinary collaboration and improved communication.

Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship Symposium
Sunday, Oct. 23, 2 to 5 p.m., McCormick Place, Hall B1

The Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship program encourages talented medical students to consider careers in academic anesthesiology and perioperative medicine. Now in its 11th year, the FAER MSARF Symposium is a three-hour forum that showcases research projects conducted by medical students in anesthesiology departments across the nation. MSARF participants will present posters featuring their research during the first half of the program. In the second half of the program, students selected by FAER will give oral presentations.

Mentoring Excellence in Research Award Presentation
“Celebration of Research”
Monday, Oct. 24, 9:35 to 11:05 a.m., McCormick Place,


FAER-Helrich Research Lecture

“Can We Do Better? How Big Data Can Help”
Monday, Oct. 24, 1:10 to 2:10 p.m., McCormick Place,

The 16th annual FAER-Helrich Research lecturer is Michael Gropper, MD, Professor and Interim Chairman in the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care  at the University of California, San Francisco.


Academy of Research Mentors in Anesthesiology Workshop
“Successful Clinical Research”
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2:15 to 4:15 p.m., McCormick Place,

The 2016 FAER Academy of Mentors Workshop will address “Successful Clinical Research.” The audience for this workshop is both applicants and their mentors. The focus of this workshop will be to  provide research trainees with the insights and tools to navigate their way to successful independence from their scientific mentors. Panelists include David O. Warner, MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester;  Emery N. Brown, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital; Catherine Chen, MD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco; Glenn S. Murphy, MD, NorthShore University Health System; George Mashour, MD, PhD., University of Michigan.