The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Board of Directors approved $1.75 million to fund the research of 14 anesthesiologists and trainees, who represent 11 academic institutions and medical centers. With this funding, FAER, an ASA®-related organization, will have committed nearly $30 million to anesthesiology and perioperative research since 2000.

The purpose of FAER grant funding is to develop the research careers of anesthesiologists who seek to answer important questions and make scientific discoveries in the areas of anesthesiology, perioperative medicine, health care delivery and medical education research. Anesthesiologists who have received FAER grant funding often go on to have successful careers as independently funded physician scientists who advance medicine through newfound knowledge.

The anesthesiologists who receive FAER grants represent the future of medicine and will bring about improvements in patient care. The discoveries this group of awardees will make throughout their careers will allow us to...

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