Grant Evaluation and Selection

Members of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Research will evaluate FAER grant applications for scientific merit. Evaluations are based on National Institutes of Health criteria and methods. Written critiques are shared with all applicants.

The FAER Board of Directors awards grants based on the application’s final score, provided by the ASA Committee on Research. The number of grants awarded each year is dependent on available funding.

ASA Committee on Research

The ASA Committee on Research reviews Mentored Research Training Grant, Research Fellowship Grant and Transition to Independence Grant applications. Current members include:

  • Evan D. Kharasch, MD, PhD, Chair
  • Michael J. Avram, PhD
  • Michael F. Aziz, MD, Adj.
  • Matthias Eikermann, MD, Adj.
  • Holger K. Eltzschig, MD, Adj.
  • Lee A. Fleisher, MD
  • Stuart Forman, MD, Adj.
  • Gyorgy Frendl, MD, PhD, Adj.
  • Laurent G. GLance, MD, Adj.
  • Judith Hellman, MD, Adj.
  • Max B. Kelz, MD, PhD, Adj.
  • Roger A. Johns, MD, Adj.
  • Judy R. Kersten, MD
  • Andrea M. Kurz, MD, Adj.
  • Jae W. Lee, MD, Adj.
  • Sean C. Mackey, MD, PhD, Adj.
  • Dolores B. Njoku, MD, Adj.
  • Y.S. Prakash, MD, PhD, Adj.
  • Daniel I. Sessler, MD
  • Ken Solt, MD, Adj.
  • Marcos F. Vidal-Melo, MD, PhD, Adj.