Mother Teresa is credited with saying, “I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.” She wasn't talking about ASA and our Industry Supporters, and yet her words do capture the symbiotic relationship.

“The financial support of our Industry Supporters opens up a world of possibilities for the Society and for our members,” said Randall M. Clark, MD, FASA, ASA President. “With the funds they provide, ASA can do more and we can do it better. These relationships allow us to pass additional learning opportunities, more robust initiatives, and substantial savings directly to our 55,000 members.”

But what do sponsors like Heron Therapeutics and Edwards Lifesciences get out of the relationship?

According to Mike Mathews, Senior Vice President of Acute Care, Heron Therapeutics, the relationship is invaluable to them, too. “Our association with ASA enables us to partner with an organization...

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