Honor Your Mentor

FAER’s mission becomes reality through generous financial support of our grants and programs. Private support of FAER funds discoveries and innovations that change the way we practice medicine and care for our patients.

FAER recognizes the critical impact the mentor-mentee relationship often has on one's life and career. Each year we ask supporters who believe in education, research, and the advancement of medicine to make a donation in honor of their mentor or mentee. Mentors and Mentees honored with a donation to FAER will receive a letter notifying them of the donation, a pin they can wear to commemorate the honor, as well as inclusion in our list of honorees below.

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2021 Honor Your Mentor Donors and Honorees
*Alphabetized by mentor/honoree last name.*

Heidi M. Koenig, MD, FASA, in honor of Dr. Verna L. Baughman

Jorge Galvez, MD, MBI, in honor of Drs. Paul Barash and Abraham Mandel
"Drs. Paul Barash and Abraham Mandel were instrumental in shaping my path in the specialty. They recognized something in me well before I did and brought me into the OR."

Elizabeth Frost, MD, in honor of Dr. Paul Goldiner

Megan Graybill Anders, MD, in honor of Dr. Harriet W. Hopf
"I am pleased to honor Dr. Hopf with this donation - she is a truly outstanding role model and inspirational mentor for so many physicians!"

Anne Lynn, MD, in honor of Dr. Thomas Hornbein

Katie J. Schenning, MD, MPH, in honor of Dr. Jeffrey Kirsch

Melville Q. Wyche Jr., MD, FACA, in honor of Dr. Bryan Marshall

Mark D'Agostino, MD, in honor of Dr. John Patrick (Pat) O'Gara

Mark and Mary Ellen Warner, in honor of Dr. Charles and Carol Otto

Christopher Anderson, MD, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Brent Boettcher, DO, FASA, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Lois Connolly, MD, FASA, FACHE, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Craig Cummings, MD, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Cathy Drexler, MD, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Thomas J. Ebert, MD, PhD, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Julie Freed, MD, PhD, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Sweeta D. Gandhi, MD, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

George Hoffman, MD, in honor of Drs. Paul Pagel and Tom Ebert

Ayse Kula, MD, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Timothy Lazicki, DO, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Karin E. Madsen, MD, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Dr. Christopher James Plambeck, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

David Stowe, MD, PhD, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel
"Congratulations, Dr. Paul Pagel for publishing over 500 articles in the field of Anesthesiology and Physiology and for you long-time commitment to teaching and mentoring students and residents while supporting FAER's mission!"

Astrid G. Stucke, MD, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel
"If there were a Guiness Book entry for most case reports published with residents, Dr. Pagel would be the winner."

Eckehard A. Stuth, MD, and Janellen Becker-Stuth, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Justin N. Tawil, MD, BS, FASA, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel
"Paul Pagel is is magnanimous and there is no equal in the Midwest. Thanks for your mentorship the last many years!"

Amber Zdanovec, MD, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Michael Zundel, MD, in honor of Dr. Paul Pagel

Susan R. Lisman, MD, in honor of Dr. Morton Rosenberg

Corrie Anderson, MD, in honor of Dr. Eduardo Rubinstein
"Doctor Eduardo Rubenstein is one of the great mentors to walk the halls of UCLA. His insight into neurophysiology and neuroanesthesiology is impeccable. Eduardo helped to guide my early career. He is generous, kind and brilliant."

D. David Glass, MD, FACA, FANZCA, and Alice Glass, in honor of Dr. Brian Sites

Robert Griffin, MD, in honor of Dr. Robert Stoelting
"Dear Dr. Stoelting: Thank you and your staff for an outstanding anesthesia education. The lives you have touched and the impact you have made is priceless. All the best to you and your family for the merriest of Christmases."

Christine Engelhardt, in honor of Dr. Doug Merrill and Dr. Eugene Viscusi

Mark C. Spiro, MD, in honor of Dr. WenHsien Wu
"Dr Wu encouraged my initial interest in Anesthesiology during my Internal Medicine Residency and convinced me by example that Anesthesiology would be a satisfying and fulfilling way to practice medicine in all its facets: research, clinical practice, etc."

George Mashour, MD, PhD, in honor of Dr. Warren Zapol
"I had the honor of serving as a chief resident under Dr. Zapol at the Massachusetts General Hospital. 15 years later, I continue to hold him in the highest esteem as the consummate physician-scientist."

Markus Klass, MD, PHD, in honor of Dr. James Zaidan
"A true role model as a clinician, educator and department Chair."

May C. Pian-Smith, MD, MS, in honor of Dr. Warren Zapol


The donations and testimonials above were made in 2021. We also offer a historical page detailing 2020 Honor Your Mentor donations and testimonials.

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If you made a donation during the Honor Your Mentor Campaign and do not see your tribute listed above, please contact FAER@faer.org.