Saturday, October 9

The 2021 ASA/APSF Ellison C. Pierce Patient Safety Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Angela Enright OC, MB, FRCPC. Dr. Enright has chosen the topic “Anesthesia Safety in an Asymmetrical World” for her lecture.

This annual honorary lecture was established by the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) and ASA to recognize and sustain the memory of the founding APSF President and past president of ASA (1984), Ellison C. (Jeep) Pierce, Jr., MD. It was Dr. Pierce's vision and unwavering commitment to anesthesia patient safety that led to the formation of APSF in 1985 as the first medical specialty foundation devoted solely to addressing patient safety. Today, the specialty of anesthesiology, ASA, and APSF are recognized as pioneers in advocating for patient safety as APSF strives to achieve its vision that “no one shall be harmed by anesthesia care.”

APSF is the largest private funding source for anesthesia...

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