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Dr. Alan Sessler Retires from FAER

A founding member of the FAER Board of Directors, Alan D. Sessler, MD, served as the foundation’s executive director/president from 1995 to 2011. In 2010, the FAER board announced Dr. Sessler’s successor, Denham S. Ward, MD, PhD, an accomplished physician scientist with a long history of leadership in anesthesiology. Dr. Sessler wrote an article for the ASA Newsletter, in which he reflected on his service at FAER, called “Privileged to Serve.”

2010 Research Grant Recipients

The FAER Board of Directors recently approved grants to support the research of fourteen promising anesthesia researchers and educators. Awards included: Mentored Research Training Grants Nine Mentored Research Training Grants (MRTGs) focused on developing the skills and preliminary data physicians need to become competitive independent investigators. MRTGs provide $75,000 in year one and $100,000 in… More »