Corporate Giving

Your company can support patient safety and education with a gift to the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation.  As a 501c3 charitable organization, APSF can serve your company’s corporate responsibility, charitable giving and research goals.

Companies support the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) in many ways. Pharmaceutical, medical device, related organizations and anesthesia practice management companies make it possible for APSF to fulfill its mission to improve continually the safety of patients during anesthesia care by encouraging and conducting:

  • safety research and education;
  • patient safety programs and campaigns;
  • national and international exchange of information and ideas.

With your generous contributions, APSF can achieve its vision that no patient shall be harmed by anesthesia.

If your organization is interested in partnering with APSF to support patient safety, contact APSF President Mark Warner, MD at warner@apsf.org or APSF Director of Development Sara Moser at moser@apsf.org.

Giving Opportunities:

Participate in the 2018 APSF Corporate Advisory Council
The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation invites you to become a member of our 2018 Corporate Advisory Council (CAC). When your company becomes a member of the CAC, in addition to the benefits of membership, your company will also be recognized as a supporter of the mission of APSF. Some of the benefits of membership, depending on your level of support and participation, include:

  • Invitations to participate in the CAC meetings and conference calls, which meets in person once a year to discuss topics pertinent to patient safety and industry
  • Recognition in APSF communications, online and in print
  • Invitation to APSF events and meetings with executive-level leadership
  • Research and collaboration opportunities
  • Networking opportunities allowing leaders from corporations and APSF to share ideas and information

For specific information about the benefits of corporate membership, please contact APSF Director of Development Sara Moser at moser@apsf.org.

Opportunity to sponsor APSF Stoelting Consensus Conference
The Stoelting Conference, formerly known as the consensus conference, brings a defined group of approximately 125 leaders from perioperative professional organizations such as the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN), the American Society of Peri-Anesthetic Nurses (ASPAN), and surgical societies together with representatives from anesthesia-related industries and colleagues from insurance, human factors, and legal fields.  The recommendations from these conferences have led to significant practice and other changes and improved patient safety.  Examples include perioperative fire safety, vision loss, residual neuromuscular blockade, and operating room distractions.  The 2018 Stoelting Consensus Conference is September 5 – 6, 2018 at the Royal Palms Resort in Phoenix, AZ. “Perioperative Medication Safety – Establishing and Promoting Best Practices” will be the topic this year.

Maximum number of Stoelting Conference Supporters: Four

For more information about the benefits of sponsoring the Stoelting Conference, please contact APSF Director of Development Sara Moser at moser@apsf.org.

Grant Opportunities

Opportunity to Partner with APSF on Patient Safety Research Grants
The APSF has distributed $12 million in funding for anesthesia patient safety research projects over its 30- year history, leading to important discovers that have changed clinical practices, improved patient outcomes and supported the career development of anesthesia patient safety scientists. The results of these research grants have made significant contributions to the specialty.

For more information on sponsoring a research grant, please contact APSF Director of Development Sara Moser at moser@apsf.org.

Sponsorship of translations of the APSF Newsletter
One of APSF’s key initiatives is to improve the international exchange of patient safety information and ideas.  To accomplish this in 2018, we are working with our colleagues and industry partners to make perioperative patient safety information, guidelines and recommendations easy to obtain worldwide.  The seven translated languages will include Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Russian and Japanese.  Data from the World Health Organizations suggest that 95% of the world’s anesthesia professionals will comprehend articles in English or one of these languages.

For more information on sponsoring a newsletter translation, please contact APSF Director of Development Sara Moser at moser@apsf.org.