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Anesthesiology 1 2019, Vol.130, 179. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000002494
Anesthesiology 1 2019, Vol.130, 179. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000002494
Nominations Sought for
2019 ASA Award for Excellence in Research
The annual American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Award for Excellence in Research recognizes an individual for outstanding achievement in research that has or is likely to have an important impact on the practice of anesthesiology.
The individual’s work must represent a body of original, mature, and sustained contribution to the advancement of the science of anesthesiology. The nominee need not be a physician, an anesthesiologist, or a member of the ASA, but must be presently engaged in research related to anesthesiology, academically accomplished with peer-reviewed publications and funded research, and nominated in response to a call for nominations. The completed application must include the nominee’s current curriculum vitae, a letter of nomination, and a seconding letter from two individuals with an understanding of the research contributions of the individual.
The 2018 Award for Excellence in Research was presented to Beverley A. Orser, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.C., F.C.A.H.S. at the Anesthesiology 2018 annual meeting in San Francisco on Monday, October 15, 2018. Dr. Orser is and has been faculty of the University of Toronto in the Department of Anesthesia for her entire career and has been an active clinical anesthesiologist and educator at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Toronto, Canada).
The deadline for nominations for the 2019 Award for Excellence in Research is March 31, 2019. Please submit nominations or any questions regarding this award to Vicki Vass Tedeschi, Managing Editor, Anesthesiology; e-mail: managing-editor@anesthesiology.org.
Nominations Sought for
2019 James E. Cottrell, M.D., Presidential Scholar Award
The James E. Cottrell, M.D., Presidential Scholar Award recognizes colleagues who dedicate their formative careers to research. Anesthesiologists who are within 10 years of their first appointment to a department of anesthesiology, who are Board-certified in their country of practice, who are American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) members, and who are clinically active in anesthesia, intensive care, or pain medicine are eligible for the award. Nominees must be academically accomplished with peer-reviewed publications and funded research. Candidates should be nominated by their department chair or by the Committee on Research. The nominee’s department chair should submit a letter of support and the nominee’s current curriculum vitae as well as one seconding letter from a senior faculty member. Only one nominee per department will be accepted.
The recipient of the 2018 Presidential Scholar Award was Brian Bateman, M.D., who received the award at the Anesthesiology 2018 annual meeting in San Francisco.
The deadline for nominations for the 2019 James E. Cottrell, M.D., Presidential Scholar Award is March 31, 2019. Please submit nominations or any questions regarding this award to Vicki Vass Tedeschi, Managing Editor, Anesthesiology; e-mail: managing-editor@anesthesiology.org.