Regional Anesthesia and Acute and Chronic Pain Research Grants Available

April 29, 2022

The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA Pain Medicine) is now accepting letters of intent (LOIs) for several research grants related to regional anesthesia and acute and chronic pain medicine. See the ASRA Pain Medicine Research Grant Priorities for further information on desired topic areas.

The Carl Koller Memorial Research Grant supports clinical and laboratory studies related to any aspect of regional anesthesia and analgesia and their application to surgery.

The Early-Stage Investigator Award is designed to support research conducted by an MD or DO who is within five years of graduating from a residency/fellowship. Up to $30,000 is available for the recipient to complete a proposed project that falls into the research priorities of ASRA Pain Medicine within a two-year period.

The Graduate Student Award is a mentored grant of up to $10,000 annually given to a graduate or medical student to support a proposed project that falls into the research priorities of ASRA Pain Medicine.

Timeline:

  • April 15, 2022-August 15, 2022 - LOIs are due by 5:00 p.m. ET to asramembership@asra.com. Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered. Complete the Narrative Requirements, and provide typed in 10 pt Times New Roman, no longer than 1 page, not including biosketch, and submitted as a single file only PDF format.

  • August 15, 2022 – LOIs are due by 5:00 p.m. ET to asramembership@asra.com. Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered.

  • September 15, 2022 – The ASRA Pain Medicine Committee on Research will notify those selected to submit grant proposals. The Committee will also respond to those not selected to submit a full grant proposal.

  • December 12, 2022 – Invited grant proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. ET.

  • April 2023 – Grant awardees will be notified by the ASRA Pain Medicine Committee on Research.

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF REGIONAL ANESTHESIA AND PAIN MEDICINE
ASRA Pain Medicine serves more than 5,000 physicians and other healthcare providers devoted to effective pain management across the entire patient continuum. The mission of ASRA Pain Medicine is to advance the science and practice of regional anesthesia and pain medicine to improve patient outcomes. The vision of ASRA Pain Medicine is to relieve the global burden of pain. Visit us at www.asra.com.