News & Announcements

Medical Students to Participate in Summer Anesthesia Research Fellowships

FAER’s medical student anesthesia research summer fellowships provide funding to support medical students in focusing on anesthesiology research, training in scientific methods and techniques, and learning how to incorporate research into a medical career. A medical student research fellow presents at the 2014 MSARF Symposium at the ANESTHESIOLOGY(R) annual meeting. The fellowship provides medical students… More »

FAER Grantee Publishes Study in New England Journal of Medicine

Through a study supported by a FAER Research Fellowship Grant, Catherine L. Chen, MD, MPH, Resident Physician, Research Scholar, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, examined unnecessary preoperative testing before cataract surgery, which is the safest and most common elective surgery among Medicare patients. The study assessed physician adherence to… More »

Inspiring, Preparing and Supporting Academic Anesthesiologists: Highlights From 2014

This article originally appeared in the April 2015 issue of the ASA Newsletter. As the specialty’s leading provider of career development grant funding, FAER dedicates every aspect of its work to inspiring, preparing and supporting anesthesiologists to pursue newfound knowledge that advances medicine and patient care. Throughout 2014, thanks to the generosity of the anesthesiology… More »

The Cumulative Effect of the Specialty’s Investment in Research

This article originally appeared in the March 2015 issue of the ASA Newsletter. It has been 29 years since the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research started awarding mentored career development grants for research. And nearly three decades into FAER’s existence – perhaps now more than ever – we are witnessing the cumulative effect of… More »

Research Grant Funding Feb. 15 Application Deadline Approaching

The following research grant funding opportunities are available to anesthesiologists and anesthesiology trainees. The application deadline for the winter/spring 2015 grant funding cycle is February 15, 2015. For more information regarding FAER grants and eligibility requirements, visit FAER.org/research-grants or email Jody Clikeman at JodyClikeman[at]faer.org. Mentored Research Training Grants Research Areas: Basic Science (MRTG-BS), Clinical and… More »

Changes on the Road Ahead

This article originally appeared in the January 2015 issue of the ASA Newsletter. If the adage that “change is a good thing” is true, then 2015 is going to be an extraordinarily good year for the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research. A slight departure from our traditional communications, I am dedicating this month’s column… More »

Seeking Candidates for FAER President and CEO

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research is seeking qualified and interested candidates to apply for FAER President & CEO, term beginning July 1, 2016. Interested candidates should send a cover letter stating interest in the position and a curriculum vitae to Mary Schrandt, Director of FAER, at MarySchrandt@faer.org by April 15, 2015. Please contact… More »

Nominations Sought for the 2015 FAER Mentoring Excellence in Research Award

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research is accepting nominations for the 2015 FAER Mentoring Excellence in Research Award. The award recognizes an outstanding mentor in anesthesiology and the value of mentorship in the specialty. Each year, the FAER Academy of Research Mentors in Anesthesiology presents the award at the ASA annual meeting during the… More »