FAER Announces Poster Award Winners at PRACTICE MANAGEMENTâ„¢ 2019

February 15, 2019 

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) sponsored posters during the PRACTICE MANAGEMENT™ 2019 Conference held in Las Vegas, NV from January 18-20, 2019.

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
Holly Thomson, B.A., Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
A National Survey of Pregnancy and Motherhood in Anesthesiology Training

Second Place: Awarded $500
Neal Shah, M.D., University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 
Riding the Winds of Change: Evolution of an Anesthesiology Value Metrics Incentive Program within a Large Academic Medical System

Third Place: Awarded $250
Jason Williams, M.D, M.B.A., University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Aurora, CO A Single Center Quality Improvement Evaluation of Disposable Versus Reusable Laryngoscopes for Out-of-Operating Room Intubations: A Cost and Clinical Analysis

The award selection committee included FAER Board member and private practitioner, Dr. Richard Dutton. During the awards presentation he shared a video FAER put together about our impact on early career physician-scientists and the importance of giving. View the video here