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Outstanding Mentorship Transforms Anesthesiology – 2016 FAER Mentoring Excellence in Research Award Recipient: Margaret Wood, MD, FRCA

Over the past three decades, the physician-scientists who have received research funding support from FAER have made discoveries and created new scientific knowledge that has transformed patient care and the clinical practice of anesthesiology. Their many accomplishments, including substantial independent funding, range significantly, and their research interests and scientific findings have differed in many ways.… More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Faculty Members and Trainees: Apply for Anesthesiology Research Grant Funding

Coming off of the heels of its commitment to fund $2.5 million in new research grants in 2014, 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 research grant funding for anesthesiologists and anesthesiology trainees to gain additional training… More »