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Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER)

Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) will inaugurate a new Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship program in 2005. This program will provide support to the student and host department for 8-12 weeks of anesthesia-related research experience and is a new element of FAER's commitment to attract scientific talent to academic anesthesiology. FAER hopes that an exposure to the specialty early in the career of these students will plant the seed for future pursuit of research in anesthesiology and perioperative medicine.

FAER will begin recruiting medical students January 1, 2005.
Interested students should download the short student application from the FAER website no earlier then January 1, 2005.

Fellowship Duration:

8-12 weeks

Funding:

  • Student Stipend $400.00 weekly
  • Institutional Stipend $1,000.00 per student (supplies, host institution fees, conference registrations)
  • ASA Medical Student membership dues
  • Optional: Travel support up to $1,000.00 for student presentation at ASA Annual Meeting

Host Institutions:

Selected by FAER Board on recommendation of Student Fellowship Committee. Recommendations on basis of institutional application describing level of research activity in department, nature of ongoing research projects available to FAER fellow(s), qualified student
mentors, proposed student role.

Fellowship Requirements:

Full-time (40 hours weekly) commitment to fellowship including 15% clinical anesthesia exposure (OR, Pain, OB, Critical Care). At conclusion of Fellowship, student will submit a report on activities to FAER. Student and mentor will provide evaluation of fellowship experience. Student and mentor are encouraged, when appropriate, to submit results of student fellowship project for presentation at ASA Annual Meeting. Student agreement to participate in long-term FAER
follow-up surveys of professional activity.

Application:

Student application through FAER. Students eligible following completion of first year medical curriculum. FAER Student Fellowship Committee evaluation of student interest and qualifications, matching student interest with available projects and locations.

Deadlines:

Student applications due: January 14, 2005
Students notice of award mailed: January 21, 2005

More information: FAER Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship

Contact:

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research
An Affiliate of the American Society of Anesthesiologists
Mayo Clinic, WF06-674 200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
tel: 507.266.6866
fax: 507.284.0291
http://faer.org

Updated: May 17, 2007
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