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Outstanding Mentorship Transforms Anesthesiology – 2016 FAER Mentoring Excellence in Research Award Recipient: Margaret Wood, MD, FRCA

Over the past three decades, the physician-scientists who have received research funding support from FAER have made discoveries and created new scientific knowledge that has transformed patient care and the clinical practice of anesthesiology. Their many accomplishments, including substantial independent funding, range significantly, and their research interests and scientific findings have differed in many ways.… More »

Encouraging Students in Research Is an Encouraging Investment

This article originally appeared in the May 2016 issue of the ASA Monitor. The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) created the Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship (MSARF) Summer Program in 2005. By providing fellowships to medical students with an interest in anesthesiology and research, FAER aims to expand the scientific talent in the… More »

2015 Donor Impact Report

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) is a 501(c)3 non-profit, and a related organization of the American Society of Anesthesiologists®. Our mission is to advance medicine through anesthesia research and education. FAER is committed to ensuring anesthesiologists lead medicine into the future through scientific discovery and the creation of new knowledge. It serves… 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 »

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 »

Becoming an Exceptional Anesthesiologist

Chad Greene, D.O., is a PGY-1 anesthesiology resident at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Greene graduated from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a FAER Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship at Vanderbilt last year. As a medical student, Dr. Greene served as chair of the ASA Medical Student Component, on the ASA Board of… More »

Young Anesthesiology Leaders Pursue Scientific Discovery

This article originally appeared in the June 2015 ASA Newsletter. By providing fellowships to medical students with an interest in anesthesiology and research, the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) aims to expand the scientific talent in the specialty. FAER’s Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowships provide funding to support students over a summer or… 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 »