HEAL Initiative

There is an urgent need for more research to establish best practices in the pain management field, however, there is a limited workforce pipeline of pain researchers to meet NIH’s long-term goals of providing effective non-opioid options for the treatment of pain conditions and better pain management overall. We are  excited to announce the HEAL Initiative: National K12 Clinical Pain Career Development Program  and  HEAL Initiative: Coordinating Center for National Pain Scientists Career Development funding opportunities to promote career development of pain scientists.

If you are interested in learning more about these funding opportunities, please join our webinars (full details in the notice) on February 14th from 12:00 to 1:00pm ET ( and February 15th from 12:00 to 1:00pm ET (

Please refer to the RFA IC contacts for specific questions.

HEAL Initiative: National K12 Clinical Pain Career Development Program

HEAL Initiative: Coordinating Center for National Pain Scientists Career Development

FAER Fall 2022 Grant Cycle Applications: Open June 1 through August 15

FAER Fall 2022 Grant Cycle

Funding opportunities available in this grant cycle include the FAER Mentored Research Training Grant (MRTG), Research in Education Grant (REG), and Research Fellowship Grant (RFG). FAER is also pleased to share that the budget cap for equipment has been increased from $5,000 to $20,000.

FAER will accept applications for the MRTG, REG, and RFG from June 1, 2022, through August 15, 2022.

For more information, visit the links below:

Mentored Research Training Grant:
Research in Education Grant:
Research Fellowship Grant:
FAER Grants Landing Page:

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER)

FAER is a related organization of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). For 35 years, FAER has been dedicated to developing the next generation of physician-investigators. Charitable contributions and support to FAER help fuel the future of anesthesiology through scientific discovery. Funding priorities include: Research, Education, and Training. FAER has awarded over $51 million in research grants and programs since 1986. To donate to FAER, visit