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John R. Moyers, MD – The Face of FAER Educational Grants

After more than two decades of service, John R. Moyers, MD, has stepped down as chair of the FAER Education Study Section. Throughout his career, John’s contributions to anesthesiology have extended across the entire range of professional activities at the local, regional, national and international levels. He is an outstanding physician, educator and colleague. FAER… More »

Anesthesiology Resident Experiences ASA Annual Meeting through FAER

Kevin T. Beers, M.D. is 2012 FAER Resident Scholar and an anesthesiology resident, University of Virginia, Charlottesville. As a CA-2 resident at the University of Virginia, I had the opportunity to attend the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2012 annual meeting as a FAER Resident Scholar. It was an honor to be chosen to represent UVA at this meeting.… More »

Healthcare Services Research Grant Opportunity: Why the Time Is Now

With concerns regarding the increasing costs of health care in the United States, policymakers have increasingly focused on identifying strategies to improve the health of the U.S. population while simultaneously lowering costs. In this context, health care services research – which the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) defines as “a multidisciplinary field of… More »

It’s Not Just the Mentor

The goal of our collective push toward research mentorship is really to ensure that the supply of anesthesiology, critical care and pain practitioners, with the interest and ability to conduct cutting-edge research, remains strong. Why? Because research is what brought our specialty to where it is today, and research will be necessary to take us… More »

Website Provides Enhanced Features, Functionality

In 2012, as FAER reflected on its first 25 years of progress as a foundation, we continued to envision the next 25 years and how anesthesiology can rise to new heights on the path to discovery. FAER not only set new goals for expanding our grants and programs, and introducing initiatives that address the ever-evolving… More »

Three Researchers Find Success through FAER

One of the primary goals of FAER’s grants is to provide the funding, time and mentorship anesthesiologists need to become independent investigators. The experience and data collected through FAER-funded research helps prepare them to apply for future funding from organizations such as the NIH and to produce results that drive anesthesia forward. Denham S. Ward,… More »

Career Development in Anesthesiology

Career development is an important focus of FAER’s programs and grants. Denham S. Ward, MD, PhD, FAER President, and Emeritus Professor of Anesthesiology and Biomedical Engineering at University of Rochester Medical Center, illustrates how FAER’s educational programs and research grants support anesthesiologists during the formative years of their careers in the May 2012 FAER Report… More »

Partnership Among AUA, ASA and FAER Advances Anesthesiology

Denham S. Ward, MD, PhD, President, Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research, and Emeritus Professor of Anesthesiology and Biomedical Engineering at University of Rochester Medical Center, wrote an article for the April 2012 FAER Report in the ASA Newsletter. The article, “Partnership Equals Progress: Collaboration Among Organizations Advances Anesthesia,” looks at two examples where FAER… More »

FAER Hosts Panel on Translational Medical Research

Donn M. Dennis, MD, FAHA, the Joachim S. Gravenstien, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of Nanomedicine at the University of Florida; and Chief Science Officer at Xhale, Inc., in Gainesville, Florida, wrote the FAER Report article for the January 2012 issue of the ASA Newsletter on translational medical research and entrepreneurship in anesthesiology. In… More »