Congratulations to Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA, FASA, who has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Society for Education in Anesthesia (SEA) Research Committee. Dr. Sakai’s Chair appointment will be for two years through October 2022.
The Research Committee of the SEA, which is the only society in anesthesiology exclusively dedicated to advancing clinical teaching in anesthesia, provides a forum for research in anesthesiology education as well as resources, advice, and mentorship for educators planning and conducting research. They organize and grade abstracts for the annual SEA spring meeting and identify the best abstracts to receive awards. The committee also works with the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research to promote education grant applications and encourages members to produce high quality education research proposals and engage in collaborative studies.