News & Announcements

$75,000 SAAA Contribution Supports Education Research

The Society for Academic Anesthesiology Associations made a $75,000 contribution to the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research in 2015 to support education research. The generous donation will be used to help fund three FAER Research in Education Grants starting in 2016. “FAER and SAAA share a strong commitment to excellence in anesthesia research and… More »

2015 Donor Impact Report

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®. Our mission is to advance medicine through anesthesia research and education. FAER is committed to ensuring anesthesiologists lead medicine into the future through scientific discovery and the creation of new knowledge. It serves… More »

Return on Investment in FAER: Strong Scholarly Activity, Significant Federal Funding and Substantial Knowledge Creation

This article originally appeared in the November 2015 issue of the ASA Monitor. Click here to read the original article. When American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA®) established the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research in 1986, it aimed “to encourage promising young anesthesiologists to pursue academic careers and to facilitate the expansion of research in anesthesiology.”1 … More »

FAER Announces James C. Eisenach, MD, as New President and CEO

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) today announced the selection of James C. Eisenach, MD, as its new President and CEO. FAER’s mission is to advance medicine through anesthesia research and education. It is committed to ensuring physician anesthesiologists lead medicine into the future through scientific discovery and the creation of new knowledge.… More »

FAER Sessions at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2016

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,… More »

Apply for FAER Grant Funding in 2016

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research is committed to ensuring physician anesthesiologists lead medicine into the future through scientific discovery and the creation of new knowledge. FAER is pleased to announce its 2016 anesthesiology research grant funding opportunities, which will be awarded during two application cycles with deadlines of February 15, 2016 and August… More »

Study indicates strong scholarly activity, significant federal funding and substantial knowledge creation by FAER grant recipients

The more than $25 million the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research has expended on anesthesiology research grants since 1987 has resulted in subsequent funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) totaling more than $448 million, an amount 17 times greater than the original research investment. A study by Paul S. Pagel, M.D., Ph.D.,… More »

2014-15 Annual Report Now Online

The latest FAER annual report features highlights from the 2014-15 academic year. As the stories inside show, anesthesiologists who have received FAER grants because of donors like you have made many achievements and advances, and the trainees who participate in our programs have continued to pursue academic careers. Pursuing scientific discovery: In May, 14 anesthesiologists representing… More »

Showcasing Science in San Diego

This article originally appeared in the October 2015 issue of the ASA Monitor, ASA’s member newsletter. View the full article on the ASA Monitor website. The ANESTHESIOLOGY® annual meeting provides many educational opportunities for ASA members and attendees. As a part of the meeting each year, FAER hosts a number of sessions that aim to inspire… More »