Top researchers, mentors to be recognized

  • Celebration of Research (SPE18)
  • 9:35-11:05 a.m. Monday
  • BCEC Ballroom West

Learn about the top research in anesthesiology and how it could affect clinical practice by joining in the “Celebration of Research.” The specialty’s best and brightest will be recognized, and they will explain their investigations during the event.

Evan D. Kharasch, M.D., Ph.D.

“We are sharing the excitement of discovery and the careers of leaders in our specialty,” said Evan D. Kharasch, M.D., Ph.D., Anesthesiology Editor in Chief and the session moderator. “A large percentage of our members are clinicians. We want them to understand the knowledge that will help move our specialty forward and improve the care of patients, and appreciate those who are helping create that future.”

The award winners who will discuss their work are:

  • The Excellence in Research Award: Paul S. Myles, M.B., B.S., Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. The award is presented to an individual who has a distinguished record of research accomplishment with an international reputation.
  • James E. Cottrell Presidential Scholar Award: Chad M. Brummet, M.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The award is presented to an individual who is at the beginning to midpoint of his or her career and who has distinguished himself or herself in research.
  • FAER Mentoring Excellence in Research: Jeevendra Martyn, M.D., FACA, Massachusetts General Hospital. The award recognizes an individual who has an outstanding record of mentoring young investigators.

During the event, Jim Eisenach, M.D., President and CEO of the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) will update attendees on FAER’s plans. Winners of the ASA Resident Research Essay contest also will be recognized.

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