IARS Announces Availability of $16,000 in Medical Grants

Teaching Recognition Award Is Earmarked for Innovators in Education

Released: 1/10/2014 10:30 AM EST
Source Newsroom: International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS)
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Newswise — San Francisco, CA – The International Anesthesia Research Society announces the availability of $16,000 in grant funding intended to fund novel concepts or applications that improve educational programs and advance the practice of anesthesiology. The application period for the Teaching Recognition Award for Innovation in Education closes on January 31, 2014.

The Teaching Recognition Award for Innovation in Education is intended to fund educational projects that represent novel concepts or applications that improve educational programs and advance the practice of anesthesiology. Past winners include Lawrence Chu, MD, of the Stanford University School of Medicine and Edward Nemergut, MD, of the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia. Both Dr. Chu and Dr. Nemergut are well known for their innovative approaches to medical resident education in the field of anesthesiology.

Candidates for the Teaching Recognition Award may come from every career stage and must demonstrate recent and documented implementation of new educational tools and practices. The award includes a $1,000 prize to the recipient and a $15,000 educational grant to the recipient’s institution to support the awardee’s established and ongoing educational project.

The IARS is looking for well-rounded candidates with solid teaching goals, some prior teaching award or recognition, with educational committee membership, and a record of publication of articles or teaching aids. Interested applicants may apply by submitting an online application here.

Application deadline is January 31, 2014.

More information is available at www.iars.org/awards/teach.asp

About the International Anesthesia Research Society

The IARS is anesthesiology's non-political organization focused on providing scientific and evidence-based safe anesthesia care. Founded in 1922, the IARS contributes more than $1 million annually to fund anesthesia research and provides a forum for leaders in anesthesia research to share information and ideas. The Society publishes the Anesthesia & Analgesia Journal and sponsors the SmartTots initiative in partnership with the FDA. Membership includes physicians and others engaged in anesthesia-related practice, research, and training worldwide. For more information, please visit us on the web at www.iars.org

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To learn more about these and other opportunities, please contact

Rebekah Davies
Grants Program Manager

International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS)
44 Montgomery Street, Suite 1605
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415.296.6915
Email: rdavies@iars.org
www.iars.org

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