Grants & Awards


APSF/FAER Mentored Research Training Grant

$300,000 / 2 years / 60%

A joint APSF-FAER research grant, which aims to develop the skills and preliminaty data they need to become independent investigators in the field of anesthesia patient safety.


Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) Grants

Max $150,000 / Up to 2 years / 10-30%

This program’s objective is to stimulate and fund studies that will clearly improve patient safety and lead to tprevention of mortality and morbidity resulting from aneshesia mishaps



Ellison C. "Jeep" Pierce Award


In honor of APSF founder, Ellison “Jeep” Pierce, and his commitment to anesthesia patient safety, this annual prize is awarded to the highest ranked IIR grant every year.


Quality Improvement Awards


This award competition was developed in 2020 by ASA and APSF to encourage outstanding quality improvement abstract submissions to the ASA annual meeting for presentation.