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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »