News & Announcements Research Grants

New Funding Opportunity: FAER Transition to Independence Grant

For 30 years, the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research has awarded research grant funding to develop the research careers of anesthesiologists who seek to answer important questions and make scientific discoveries in the areas of anesthesiology, perioperative medicine, health care delivery and medical education research. Consistent with this goal, FAER has created a new… More »

Transforming Careers: $1.825 Million Awarded to 13 Anesthesiologists

Over the past 30 years, the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) has transformed people, patient care and, through the discovery and application of new scientific knowledge, the clinical practice of anesthesiology. This transformation has been initiated in large part by FAER’s research grant program, which since 1986, has enabled the anesthesiology community and… More »

FAER Announces 2016 Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship Year Long Grant Recipient

The FAER Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship Year-Long program is a unique opportunity for third- or fourth-year medical students to spend a year performing anesthesiology-related research alongside a mentor. Each applicant submits a research plan of their own design and seeks out a mentor with aligning expertise. These proposals, which are submitted collaboratively by the… More »

$75,000 SAAA Contribution Supports Education Research

The Society for Academic Anesthesiology Associations made a $75,000 contribution to the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research in 2015 to support education research. The generous donation will be used to help fund three FAER Research in Education Grants starting in 2016. “FAER and SAAA share a strong commitment to excellence in anesthesia research and… More »

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 »

Apply for FAER Grant Funding in 2016

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research is committed to ensuring physician anesthesiologists lead medicine into the future through scientific discovery and the creation of new knowledge. FAER is pleased to announce its 2016 anesthesiology research grant funding opportunities, which will be awarded during two application cycles with deadlines of February 15, 2016 and August… More »

Study indicates strong scholarly activity, significant federal funding and substantial knowledge creation by FAER grant recipients

The more than $25 million the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research has expended on anesthesiology research grants since 1987 has resulted in subsequent funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) totaling more than $448 million, an amount 17 times greater than the original research investment. A study by Paul S. Pagel, M.D., Ph.D.,… More »