Announced in October, 2013, the first Annual Resident Lifebox Challenge is an initiative of the ASA Resident Component to engage U.S. anesthesiology residents in support of the global safe surgery program of the Lifebox Foundation.

ASA’s Charitable Foundation serves as the platform for the resident fundraising activities.

Learn more about the Challenge at National Lifebox Challenge.

The residency program producing the largest contribution per resident will be recognized at the ASA 2014 Annual Meeting.  In addition, the program raising the largest absolute dollar contribution will be eligible for a matching gift to increase its gift to Lifebox.

Our first Annual Resident Lifebox Challenge has closed with the following results: the University of Rochester sweeps the competition in both total contributions and per resident giving.

Contributions per Resident Standings
Rank Program Contributions Residents $$/Resident
1 University of Rochester $4,382 56 $78.25
2 Detroit Med Ctr WSU $2,502 36 $69.50
3 University of Connecticut $1,750 33 $53.03
4 Beth Israel Deaconess $2,509 61 $41.13
5 Boston Medical Center BU $350 32 $12.03


Total Contributions
Rank Program Contributions
1 University of Rochester $4,382
2 Beth Israel Deaconess $2,509
3 Detroit Med Ctr WSU $2,502
4 University of Connecticut $1,750
5 Brigham  Women's $920

Reported on September 4, 2014

 Participating Programs:

Detroit Med Ctr WSU Tufts Medical Center
University of Connecticut St Elizabeth's Boston
Beth Israel Deaconess Johns Hopkins
Brigham & Women's Columbia
Boston Medical Center BU Rochester
University of Colorado