News & Announcements Research Grants

Researcher at Penn Receives NIH Funding after FAER Grant

Since receiving a FAER Mentored Research Training Grant in Clinical or Translational Science (MRTG-CT) in 2011 for his project “Anesthesia Technique and Outcomes After Hip Fracture: Instrumental Variable Analysis,” Mark Neuman, MD, MSc, has conducted a number of analyses of a large database with anesthesia care and clinical outcomes for more than 50,000 patients treated… More »

2014 FAER Research Grant Opportunities Announced

The following research grant funding opportunities are available to anesthesiologists and anesthesiology trainees. The application website for the 2014 grant funding cycle will open November 1, 2013. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2014. Mentored Research Training Grant Research Areas: Basic Science (MRTG-BS) Clinical and Translational (MRTG-CT) Health Services Research (MRTG-HSR) Purpose: To help… More »

New Medical Student Research Fellowship Opportunity Available

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research is launching a 12-month research fellowship for medical students who are seeking to develop skills in research related to anesthesiology. The Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship – Year-Long Program is for students who would like to take a year out of medical school to focus on research and who have completed their core clinical rotations but have not yet graduated.

17 Anesthesiologists Receive FAER Grants in 2013, Funding Hits $2.4 Million

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research provides anesthesiology research grant funding in basic science, clinical, translational, health services and education research. In 2013, 17 anesthesiologists representing 12 institutions received FAER grants. The award funding totaled $2.4 million, the second-highest amount FAER has ever awarded in a single year. (FAER awarded $2.412 million in 2007,… More »

New FAER Education Study Section Chair Appointed

Armin Schubert, MD, MBA, chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, is the incoming chair of the FAER Education Study Section. Dr. Schubert has been a member of the FAER Education Study Section since 2000 and is a member of the FAER Board of Directors. In 2012, Dr. Schubert… More »

John R. Moyers, MD – The Face of FAER Educational Grants

After more than two decades of service, John R. Moyers, MD, has stepped down as chair of the FAER Education Study Section. Throughout his career, John’s contributions to anesthesiology have extended across the entire range of professional activities at the local, regional, national and international levels. He is an outstanding physician, educator and colleague. FAER… More »

Researchers at University of Pennsylvania to Conduct Impact Analysis of FAER’s Grants

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research has awarded a $50,000 contract to the University of Pennsylvania Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care to conduct an outcomes study that determines the cumulative effect of FAER anesthesiology grant programs in supporting the career development of academic anesthesiologists. The study, which will be led by principal investigator… More »

Healthcare Services Research Grant Opportunity: Why the Time Is Now

With concerns regarding the increasing costs of health care in the United States, policymakers have increasingly focused on identifying strategies to improve the health of the U.S. population while simultaneously lowering costs. In this context, health care services research – which the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) defines as “a multidisciplinary field of… More »

News from IARS: $400,000 Available in SmartTots Research Grants

Starting February 2013, SmartTots will be accepting applications aimed at investigating whether anesthetics/sedatives are neurotoxic and/or impede the normal development of the human brain. SmartTots is a multi‐year collaborative effort designed to increase the safety of anesthetic drugs for the millions of infants and children who undergo anesthesia each year. It is being led by… More »

Grant Applications Sought — Apply by February 15

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research is now accepting applications for its 2013 grant cycle. The deadline for grant applications is February 15, 2013. Eligibility requirements and application information can be found at The application website can be found here. The Mentored Research Training Grant – Healthcare Services Research (MRTG-HSR) is a new… More »