News & Announcements

Medical Students: Apply for Anesthesiology Research Fellowships through FAER

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research is seeking applications from medical students for the 2016 Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship Summer and Year-Long Programs. FAER’s medical student fellowships provide funding to support medical students over a summer or a year in focusing on anesthesiology research, training in scientific methods and techniques, and learning how… More »

Anesthesiology Departments and Mentors: Apply to Host a FAER Medical Student Fellow for Summer Research

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research is seeking applications from anesthesiology departments to host medical students for 2016 summer research fellowships through the FAER MSARF Program. Through the Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship Summer Program, FAER strives to provide medical students with a variety of research opportunities within anesthesiology departments that have high-quality research… More »

Seeking Member Nominations for the FAER Academy of Research Mentors in Anesthesiology

The FAER Academy of Research Mentors in Anesthesiology facilitates the development of educational and research programs for junior faculty members, and it supports faculty members in mentoring roles. The Research Mentor Academy, established in 2004, is a resource for the development of mentors and role models in academic anesthesia. Academy members include academic anesthesiologists who… More »

Leadership Transition: Denham S. Ward, MD, PhD Concludes Service to FAER

The following announcement was sent by Joy Hawkins, MD, Chair, Board of Directors, and James R. Zaidan, MD, MBA, Past Chair, Board of Directors. The official letter is available here. Dear Friends of FAER, The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research is undergoing an important leadership transition: Denham S. Ward, MD, PhD, has stepped down… More »

Becoming an Exceptional Anesthesiologist

Chad Greene, D.O., is a PGY-1 anesthesiology resident at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Greene graduated from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a FAER Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship at Vanderbilt last year. As a medical student, Dr. Greene served as chair of the ASA Medical Student Component, on the ASA Board of… More »

Young Anesthesiology Leaders Pursue Scientific Discovery

This article originally appeared in the June 2015 ASA Newsletter. By providing fellowships to medical students with an interest in anesthesiology and research, the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) aims to expand the scientific talent in the specialty. FAER’s Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowships provide funding to support students over a summer or… More »

FAER Board Approves $1.75 Million in New Research Funding

Awards Given to 14 Anesthesiologists The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Board of Directors approved $1.75 million to fund the research of 14 anesthesiologists and trainees, who represent 11 academic institutions and medical centers. With this funding, FAER, a related organization of the American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA®), will have committed nearly $30… More »

Applications Sought for FAER Research Grant Funding

Opportunities for Faculty Members and Trainees, Apply by Aug. 15 The board of directors of the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) is pleased to announce FAER’s 2015 research grant funding opportunities. FAER provides grant funding to develop the research careers of anesthesiologists who seek to answer important questions and make scientific discoveries in… More »

Pursuing Answers to Challenging Cases: Why Research Is Our Silver Lining

This article originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of the ASA Newsletter. Learn your lesson. Look on the bright side. Search for the silver lining. When faced with a medical situation that results in a bad outcome, a complication or even a mortality that we did not expect, physicians seek answers. How do we… More »