Research Mentor Academy

The FAER Academy of Research Mentors in Anesthesiology facilitates the development of educational and research programs for junior faculty members, and it supports faculty members in mentoring roles. The Research Mentor Academy is a resource for the development of mentors and role models in academic anesthesia.

Academy members include academic anesthesiologists and others who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to the development of physician scientists in anesthesia. Click here to view the academy member list. The academy is led by a council, elected by the academy membership. Current councilors include:

President: Evan Kharasch, MD, PhD
President-Elect: Lee Fleisher, MD
Past President: Zeljko Bosnjak, PhD
Councilor-at-Large: Michael M. Todd, MD
Councilor-at-Large: Mark F. Newman, MD
Councilor-at-Large: David S. Warner, MD

Current Activities

Workshop at the ASA Annual Meeting
Each year, the FAER Academy of Research Mentors in Anesthesiology hosts a workshop at the ASA annual meeting. Academy members and leaders in anesthesia education and research participate as panel members. Topics range from how to find a mentor to how to apply for federal funding and more.

The 2016 workshop “Successful Clinical Research” will be presented Saturday, Oct. 22 from 2:15 – 4:15 p.m. Find out more details about the workshop.

FAER Mentoring Excellence in Research Award
The FAER Mentoring Excellence in Research Award recognizes the value of outstanding mentors in anesthesiology. Each year, the Research Mentor Academy presents the award at the ASA annual meeting during the Celebration of Research. Learn more about the Mentoring Excellence in Research Award.

AUA Meeting Mentor-Mentee Program
The FAER Academy of Research Mentors in Anesthesiology hosts a mentor-mentee program at the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA) meeting. The program pairs junior faculty presenters at the AUA meeting with members of the Research Mentor Academy. The goal of the program is to promote research and mentorship in anesthesiology, to provide mentorship on the value of an investigative career and to help the mentee develop a long-term relationship with the mentor.