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SCA Research Grants


2017 Grant Opportunities

Grants Awarded

Two types of grants will be awarded in 2017:

  • SCA/IARS Starter Grant - up to $25,000 a year for two years.
  • SCA/IARS Mid-Career Grant - up to $50,000 a year for two years.

Applications are closed. The awards will be announced at the 2017 SCA Annual Meeting & Workshops. The grant period of 12 to 24 months can begin any time from July 1 to December 31 of the year granted. 

Questions about applications should be emailed to or via telephone at 855.658.2828.

2016 Grant Winners

The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA),International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Foundation (SCAF) are pleased to announce the following 2016 grant winners:

SCA/IARS Starter Grants:

  • Jan M. Dieleman, MD, PhD
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
    University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Research Proposal: Genome Wide DNA Methylation Profiles in Patients with Severe Coronary artery Disease and Heart Failure
  • Matthew Fischer, MD
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Research Proposal: Predicting Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation Using a Multi-Locus Epigenomic Risk Metric
  • Michael A. Mazzeffi, MD MPH
    Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Research Proposal: Procoagulant and Anticoagulant Factor Levels, Thrombin Generation, and Bleeding During Venoarterial ECMO

SCA/SCAF Roizen Anesthesia Research Foundation New Investigator Grant:

  • Srdjan Jelacic, MD
    Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
    Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
    University of Washington Medical Center
    Research Proposal: The Use of Routine Video Surveillance of the Entire Operating Room to Identify Specific Hazards and Analyze Sentinel Events from Cardiothoracic and Vascular Procedures
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