News & Announcements Research Grants

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 »

Applications Sought for FAER Research Grant Funding

Opportunities for Faculty Members and Trainees, Apply by Aug. 15 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 grant funding to develop the research careers of anesthesiologists who seek to answer important questions and make scientific discoveries in… 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 »

FAER Grantee Publishes Study in New England Journal of Medicine

Through a study supported by a FAER Research Fellowship Grant, Catherine L. Chen, MD, MPH, Resident Physician, Research Scholar, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, examined unnecessary preoperative testing before cataract surgery, which is the safest and most common elective surgery among Medicare patients. The study assessed physician adherence to… 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 »

Research Grant Funding Feb. 15 Application Deadline Approaching

The following research grant funding opportunities are available to anesthesiologists and anesthesiology trainees. The application deadline for the winter/spring 2015 grant funding cycle is February 15, 2015. For more information regarding FAER grants and eligibility requirements, visit FAER.org/research-grants or email Jody Clikeman at JodyClikeman[at]faer.org. Mentored Research Training Grants Research Areas: Basic Science (MRTG-BS), Clinical and… 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 »