ASA-Lifebox Resident Challenge

An annual contest between the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and Lifebox to raise critical funds for safer anesthesia worldwide. Open to all anesthesia residency programs and supporters.

Play video About the Resident Challenge

About the Resident Challenge

Check out this short video about the Resident Challenge and how to get involved. Share with your anesthesia residency and friends and get started!

2023 Resident Challenge


The 2023 ASA-Lifebox Resident Challenge will run until 14 October. The winners and fundraising total will be announced at the ASA Annual Meeting. Current teams include Stanford Medicine Anesthesia Residency, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University Anesthesia Residency, the University of Minnesota Anesthesiology Residency, Temple University Anesthesiology Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin Anesthesiology Residency, BIDMC Anesthesia Residency, Mayo Clinic Rochester Anesthesiology Residency, the University of Washington Anesthesiology Residency and University of Wisconsin Anesthesiology Residency.

Sign Up Your Team

Sign up your Residency team and start fundraising to help meet the critical pulse oximetry gap worldwide.

Check Out Our Guide

Read our ASA Resident Challenge Guide for instructions and support on how to get started and make the most out of this event!

Make a Donation

Support your favorite team or donate to help us reach this year's fundraising goal to send pulse oximeters to operating rooms in need.

Play video Why Participate?

Why Participate?

Listen to past ASA President and Lifebox trustee Dr. Alex Hannenberg on why you should take part in the ASA-Lifebox Resident Challenge.

2022 ASA-Lifebox Resident Challenge Winners

The 2022 Resident Challenge raised over $58,000 for Lifebox – to provide 225 pulse oximeters to anesthesia providers working without this essential device. Huge congratulations to the 2022 Challenge Winners – the University of Cincinnati – which raised an incredible $22,233! Shout out to the runners up – Stanford University and Mayo Clinic Rochester.

Thank you to all Resident Challenge teams for supporting Lifebox’s work to save lives through safer surgery and anesthesia. 


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