APSF/ASA Announce Endowed Research Awards

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January 1, 2014 Volume 78, Number 1
APSF/ASA Announce Endowed Research Awards Robert K. Stoelting, M.D.


The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) is pleased to announce the 2014 APSF/ASA Endowed Research Award and the APSF/ASA President’s Research Award. These awards were announced at the annual meeting of the APSF Board of Directors in October 2013 for initiation in January 2014. APSF/ASA named grants are funded up to a maximum of $150,000 per grant.

 

The recipient of the 2014 APSF/ASA Endowed Research Award was Karthik Raghunathan, M.D., M.P.H., Duke University School of Medicine, for a study titled “Comparative safety of different types of IV fluids for resuscitation in the OR and ICU: An applied pharmacoepidemiologic approach.”

 

The recipient of the 2014 APSF/ASA President’s Award was Scott C. Watkins M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, for a study titled “Effect of technical and non-technical decision support tools on team performance in simulated pediatric crises.”

 

Funding of these named APSF/ASA grants is made possible by continued generous contributions from ASA to APSF. For more information on these named research awards, please visit www.apsf.org.



Robert K. Stoelting, M.D. is President, Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation.