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Medical Students: Apply for Anesthesiology Research Fellowships through FAER

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research is seeking applications from medical students for the 2015 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 »

2014 Research Grants Announced, FAER Awards Record $2.5 Million

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) provides anesthesiology research grant funding in basic science, clinical, translational, health services and education research. In 2014, 16 anesthesiologists representing 13 institutions received FAER grants. The award funding exceeded $2.5 million, which is the highest amount FAER has ever awarded in a single year and breaks the… More »

Two Medical Students Receive Year-Long Research Fellowships from FAER

By providing fellowships to medical students with an interest in anesthesiology and research, FAER aims to expand the scientific talent in the specialty. FAER’s Medical Student Anesthesia Research 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… More »

FAER Grants, Federal Funding and the Future of Anesthesiology

This article originally appeared in the April 2014 issue of the ASA Newsletter. You can read the full issue online here. There are many markers of “success” in a research career, such as winning the Nobel Prize, but we most commonly use grants and research publications as indicators, perhaps with their quality measured by a… More »

FAER’s Milestone Moments in 2013

This article originally appeared in the February 2014 issue of the ASA Newsletter. You can view the whole issue online here. Although many of us in academic anesthesiology are wired to operate on an academic year (July-June), it is always during the turn of a new calendar year that triggers a time of reflection and… More »

Reinvigorating Academic Anesthesiology in 2014 – Opportunities for You

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2013 issue of AUA Update, the Association of University Anesthesiologists’ newsletter. A new year is upon us, and this time often represents a period of reflection and resolution, of recuperation and reinvention. Considering all of the possible transformation, I’d like to add another word into the mix: reinvigorate.… More »

Research Grant Funding Proposals due Feb. 15, 2014

The FAER Board of Directors is seeking applications for its 2014 research grant funding cycle. The following research grant funding opportunities are available to anesthesiologists and anesthesiology trainees in 2014. The application website for the 2014 grant funding cycle is open. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2014. Mentored Research Training Grant Research Areas:… More »

FAER: Real Advocacy through Education and Research

This article originally appeared in the December 2013 issue of the ASA Newsletter. You can view the full issue online here. The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) is now in its 27th year. There have been 482 research and education grants awarded during these 27 years. FAER’s mission is “to advance medicine through… More »

Johns Hopkins-based Grant Recipient Receives $2 million in New Funding

Rebecca Aslakson, MD, PhD, received a FAER Mentored Research Training Grant in 2011 to study “Crafting a Palliative Care Intervention for Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients.” In addition to her scientific aims of the project, she also aimed to achieve career development milestones that would establish her as a successful clinician-scientist. Dr. Aslakson is an… More »