Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research provides research grant funding for anesthesiologists and anesthesiology trainees to gain additional training in basic science, clinical and translational, health services and education research. For early career anesthesiologists interested in pursuing careers as physician-scientists, FAER grants can be an important starting point. These grants aim to help anesthesiologists develop the skills and preliminary data they need to become independent investigators.Current grant opportunities are listed below. FAER awards grants annually through two funding cycles. The deadlines are February 15 and August 15. For a comprehensive overview of all FAER research grant opportunities, download the FAER research grant guide (PDF).

Applications are due in February and August!

Mentored Research Training Grants
Research Areas: Basic Science (MRTG-BS), Clinical and Translational (MRTG-CT), Health Services Research (MRTG-HSR)
Purpose: To help physician anesthesiologists develop the skills and preliminary data to become independent investigators
For Whom: Faculty members who completed core anesthesiology residency within the past 10 years
Funding: $175,000
Duration: Two years

Research Fellowship Grant
Research Areas: Basic Science, Clinical and Translational, Health Services or Education
Purpose: To provide significant training in research techniques and scientific methods
For Whom: Anesthesiology trainee after the CA-1 year
Funding: $75,000
Duration: One year

Research in Education Grant
Research Areas: Education Research
Purpose: To improve the quality and impact of anesthesiology education research
For Whom: Faculty member of any rank (junior or senior faculty)
Funding: $100,000
Duration: Two years

RESEARCH GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINES

Winter/Spring Funding Cycle
Online application opens November 1, 2014 Applications due February 15, 2015
Award notifications made by May 15, 2015 Project start date July 1, 2015 or January 1, 2016

Summer/Fall Funding Cycle
Online application opens June 1, 2015 Applications due August 15, 2015
Award notifications made by November 15, 2015 Project start date January 1, 2016 or July 1, 2016

For more information regarding FAER grants and eligibility requirements, click here or email Jody Clikeman.