Welcome, students! This page is dedicated to your needs and interests as you continue your training to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Please feel free to send any suggestions for the page to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Advocate: Foundation Board Student Trustee
is the student representative on the AANA Foundation Board of Trustees. Chris attended Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, receiving a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Economics/Business and Environmental Studies. He later attended Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland... (see more
Meet Laci Severson Lynch
! Growing up in Cumberland, Wisc., Laci Lynch experienced firsthand the important role nurse anesthetists have in a rural community. As a child, Laci required surgery, and she still remembers the skillful, compassionate care she received from her CRNA. Now Laci is in her second year at the Minneapolis School of Anesthesia, and she has gotten to personally know her childhood anesthetist, Jeff Kuehn, CRNA, MS... (see more
We are proud that SRNAs actively participate in the greater AANA community and have featured many talented students in the AANA NewsBulletin. Click on the links below to access past articles highlighting the following individuals:
- Travis Osborne, RN, BSN
- Lt. Cmdr. Robert Roadfuss, CRNA, MSN, NC, USN
- Morgan Moszee, RN
- Harold Barnwell, RN, BSN
- Faresha Sims, RN, BSN
Proof is Power
Research by SRNAs and CRNAs has been funded by the AANA Foundation, as well as private and governmental grants. Movement of nurse anesthesia educational programs into graduate educational frameworks has allowed students to graduate with the skills necessary for undertaking research and advancing the science of anesthesia. To see the top studies funded by the Foundation, click here
Program Opportunities for Students
We encourage you to apply for scholarships and poster sessions as a student, and take advantage of our competitive grant and fellowship program once you graduate. Applications for this year are currently closed but check back in January 2015
to access the scholarship applications due March 1, 2015
and the Poster Presentation applications due April 1, 2015
(Oral Presentations) and May 1, 2015
(General Poster Presentations). Please see the online applications here
Congratulations to our 2014 Scholarship Winners! Check out the list of this year's winners
and consider applying in the future.
Whether you're interested in presenting your poster to your colleagues or singing your heart out in front of a live audience to help the Foundation raise funds, we have you covered. Attending our events is a great way to meet other SRNAs and get more involved. There's still time to join:
- Assembly of School Faculty: registration is now open
- Support the Foundation by attending, "Fun in the French Quarter" on Thursday, February 26th from 7-10 pm. There will be New Orleans's style food, music, open bar, and more.
- Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress (formally known as the Annual Meeting)
- August 29-September 1, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
- See all future events.
Students in Action
We love to see SRNAs having fun and in action
at work and AANA meetings. Talented students participated in last year's Foundation Fundraiser in Las Vegas. Check out Thomas Carper and John Cawthon, Sal Tafoya, Garrick Childers, and Eric Tsui show off their talents and consider following in their footsteps.
About the AANA Foundation
The AANA Foundation's mission is to advance the science of anesthesia through education and research. Due to the generous financial support of our donors, the Foundation provides a variety of initiatives and events to SRNAs and CRNAs in addition to offering workshops attended by hundreds of individuals. Click here
to read more about our history and accomplishments.
The Foundation operates thanks to the generosity of students and CRNAs. Check out our Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report
for a summary of program recipients and generous donors. You can click on the infographic below to see the Foundation's accomplishments for FY14.