The annual American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Award for Excellence in Research recognizes an individual for outstanding achievement in research that has or is likely to have an important impact on the practice of anesthesiology.
The individual’s work must represent a body of original, mature and sustained contribution to the advancement of the science of anesthesiology. The nominee need not be a physician, an anesthesiologist, or a member of the ASA, but must be presently engaged in research related to anesthesiology, academically accomplished with peer-reviewed publications and funded research, and nominated in response to a call for nominations. The completed application must include the nominee’s current curriculum vitae, a letter of nomination, and a seconding letter from two individuals with an understanding of the research contributions of the individual.
The 2014 Award for Excellence in Research was presented to Henrik Kehlet, M.D., Ph.D., at the ASA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, on Monday, October 13. Dr. Kehlet is a Professor at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark.
The deadline for nominations for the 2015 Award for Excellence in Research is March 31, 2015. Please submit nominations or any questions regarding this award to Vicki Vass Tedeschi, Managing Editor, Anesthesiology; e-mail: email@example.com.
Nominations Sought For
2015 Presidential Scholar Award
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Presidential Scholar Award recognizes colleagues who dedicate their formative careers to research.
The deadline for nominations for the 2015 Presidential Scholar Award is March 31, 2015. Anesthesiologists who are within 10 years of their first appointment to a department of anesthesiology, who are Board-certified in their country of practice, who are ASA members, and who are clinically active in anesthesia, intensive care, or pain medicine are eligible for the award. Nominees must be academically accomplished with peer-reviewed publications and funded research. Candidates should be nominated by their department chair or by the Committee on Research after review of the current year’s grant applicants of the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research. The nominee’s department chair should submit a letter of support and the nominee’s current curriculum vitae as well as one seconding letter from a senior faculty member. Only one nominee per department will be accepted.
The recipient of the 2014 Presidential Scholar Award was Rebecca A. Aslakson, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, who received the award at the ASA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, on Monday, October 13, 2014.
Please submit nominations or any questions regarding this award to Vicki Vass Tedeschi, Managing Editor, Anesthesiology; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations Sought for the 2015 FAER Mentoring Excellence in Research Award
The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research is accepting nominations for the 2015 FAER Mentoring Excellence in Research Award. The award recognizes an outstanding mentor in anesthesiology and the value of mentorship in the specialty. Each year, the FAER Academy of Research Mentors in Anesthesiology presents the award at the American Society of Anesthesiologists annual meeting during the Celebration of Research.
The nomination deadline for the FAER Mentoring Excellence in Research Award is March 31, 2015.
Anesthesiologists who are actively engaged in anesthesiology mentorship and have a sustained record of mentoring anesthesiologists over time are eligible for the award. The award is based on the training experiences and successes of the nominee’s mentees, not on the mentor’s personal career achievements.
Anyone who is a mentee or a colleague of a successful anesthesiology mentor may submit a nomination. Nominators must have personal knowledge of the nominee’s mentoring efforts. Mentees should be actively involved in research, teaching, mentoring, or other leadership activities.
The recipient of the 2014 FAER Mentoring Excellence in Research award was Jay Yang, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.E.E., Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.
Please submit a nomination form, three letters of recommendation, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and a completed mentor table. Nomination forms and more information about the nomination process are available at FAER.org/mentor-award.
If you have questions about award nominations, contact Jody Clikeman, Program Coordinator, at 507-538-7884 or JodyClikeman@faer.org.