FAER News & Events

 

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Receives Three .orgCommunity 2018 Solutions Day Awards

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) announced today that it is presented with three 2018 Solutions Day Awards from .orgCommunity. On Thursday, FAER received the Innovation Award for its "Swimming with Sharks" program and the Celebrating Associations Award for its "Honor Your Mentor" campaign. In addition, Rupa Brosseau, director of FAER, was presented with the Outstanding Nonprofit Leader Award.

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Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Reaches Over $40 Million in Funding Since 1986

Since 1986, the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER), a related organization of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), has funded $40,450,000 in research grants since 1986. This total is met with the fall round of grant recipients who will receive a total of $925,000 in funding. FAER’s board of directors unanimously approved grants to five physician-scientists in anesthesiology.

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SAAAPM to Co-Fund FAER MRTG

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) announced it has received a two-year commitment totaling $87,500 from the Society of Academic Associations of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (SAAAPM) to co-fund a 2018 Mentored Research Training Grant (MRTG). 

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FAER Sponsored Events at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018

Join FAER at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 for sessions, panels, and presentations on education and research in anesthesiology.

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FAER Grant Recipient Shiqian Shen, M.D. ('16), Awarded NIGMS $2,000,000 MIRA for Early Stage Investigators (R35) Award

Former FAER grantee Shiquian Shen, M.D., was recently awarded the National Institute of General Medical Science (NIGMS) Maximizing Investigators' Research Award for Early Stage Investigators (MIRA) (R35). The award has a combined direct and indirect cost of $2,000,000 over the course of five years.

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Anesthesiology Foundations Announce $300,000 Patient Safety Grant for Early Stage Investigators

APSF and FAER announced a call for applications for their new perioperative patient safety MRTG.

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FAER Increases Research Grant for New Investigators to $250,000

FAER announces improvements to its flagship Mentored Research Training Grant (MRTG) for junior faculty physician anesthesiologists embarking on research careers.

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FAER Awards $1.4 million in Grants

FAER announces its spring round of grant recipients who will receive a total of $1.4 million. FAER’s board of directors unanimously approved grants to nine physician scientists.

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FAER Poster Award Winners
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT™ 2018, January 26-28

FAER sponsored posters and provided prizes related to health services and advancing the practice of anesthesia during the PM18 Conference.

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FAER Hosts a Half-Day Workshop at Society for Technology Anesthesia (STA) Annual Meeting on January 15, 2018.

FAER hosted a half-day workshop on innovation and entrepreneurship at the STA Annual Meeting.

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FAER Announces Fall 2017 Grant Recipients
December 8, 2017

The Foundation for Anesthesia Research and Education Board of Directors unanimously approved $800,000 to fund 5 physician-scientists.  A total of $1.925 million in funding was approved in 2017, providing eleven anesthesiologists with research opportunities.

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ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017

FAER Sponsored Events at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017
October 21-25

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FAER Partners with OREF on Research Grant

In a joint effort, FAER partners with OREF, ASA, APSF, AAOS, and the Cigna Foundation to award a $135,000 research grant to Alaxander McLawhorn, M.D. and Meghan Kirksey, M.D., Ph.D. to investigate potential breakthroughs in orthpaedic patient safety.

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FAER Partners with STA to offer Entrepreneurship Workshop

The Society of Technology in Anesthesia (STA) is holding their annual meeting in January, 2018. FAER is partnering with STA to offer a half day workshop, “Successful Steps in Entrepreneurship,” in addition to a FAER-sponsored panel. 

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FAER Announces Spring 2017 Grant Recipients

 With approval of $1.125 million, the FAER Board of Directors were able to extend grant opportunities to six anesthesiologists.  Dr. James C. Eisenach, FAER President and CEO, stated “Funding new investigators is at the core of FAER’s mission. We funded approximately 1/3 of the applications in this Spring’s cycle, a much higher pay line than the NIH, and are thrilled with the quality of the awardees.”

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