February 1, 2022
The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) sponsored poster presentations and awards at the live ADVANCE Conference, held from January 28 – 30 in Dallas, Texas. Posters were presented across multiple sessions, split between Friday and Saturday during the conference.
FAER provided first, second, and third place prizes for posters related to health services and advancing the practice of anesthesia. The posters were evaluated based on two criteria: recognizing outstanding evidence-based research in the field and supporting scientific discovery and knowledge application in all aspects of the practice, with the unifying goal of medical advancement.
First Place: Awarded $1,000
Dhruv Choudhry, MD; Ochsner Health, New Orleans, LA
Preventing Burnout and Improving Physician Engagement Through the Use of an AI Driven Scheduling System
Second Place: Awarded $500
Andrew Mariotti, MHSA; University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
Operational Outcomes of Propofol Sedation versus Fentanyl, Versed and Diphenhydramine Sedation for Endoscopies and Colonoscopies at an Academic Medical Center
Third Place: Awarded $250
Evan Lebovitz, MD; University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Variable Attending Anesthesiology Assignment System Allowed for Optimization of Ratios to Match Staffing Demands
Please join us in congratulating Mr. Mariotti and Drs. Choudhry and Lebovitz for their achievement. Along with congratulating our poster winners, FAER would also like to thank the members of the 2022 Award Selection Committee for dedicating their time to review and judge this year’s poster submissions. Judges for the 2022 poster sessions included Drs. Richard Dutton, Grant Lynde, Lori Marshall, Mohammed Minhaj, William David Sumrall, Mahesh Vaidyanathan, and Edward “Ted” Yaghmour.
THE FOUNDATION FOR ANESTHESIA EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (FAER)
FAER is a related organization of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). For 35 years, FAER has been dedicated to developing the next generation of physician-investigators. Charitable contributions and support to FAER help fuel the future of anesthesiology through scientific discovery. Funding priorities include: Research, Education, and Training. FAER has awarded over $50 million in research grants and programs since 1986. To donate to FAER, visit FAER.org/donate.