The American Epilepsy Society accepts support from corporations and other organizations in strict compliance with:
- Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) accreditation requirements for medical education providers
- Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) Code for Interaction with Companies
- American Epilepsy Society (AES) Policy on Commercial Support
AES discloses all corporate expenditures in signage at the AES Annual Meeting and in the AES Annual Meeting program book. Expenditures may include exhibit booths, sponsorships, advertising, continuing medical education grants, and grants that support AES fellowships, research programs, and education products. All expenditures for the year are totaled for recognition purposes.
American Epilepsy Society recognizes corporate supporters at the following levels:
- Benefactor: $500,000+
- Leader: $250,000-$499,000
- Partner: $100,000-$249,999
- Supporter: $50,000-$99,999
- Contributor: $25,000-$49,999
- Advocate: $10,000-$24,999
- Patron: $5,000-$9,999
The following companies supported the American Epilepsy Society in 2016 through medical education grants, exhibiting at the AES Annual Meeting, advertising, or sponsorships. For specific items supported by each company, see pages 105-119 of the 2016 AES Annual Meeting program book.
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.
Greenwich Biosciences, Inc.
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Wishes for Elliott
Nihon Kohden America, Inc.
RICOH Company, LTD
Rythmlink International, LLC
Dravet Syndrome Foundation
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals Company
Texas Children's Hospital
Mallinkrodt Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Natus Neurology Incorporated
Cadwell Industries, Inc.
Lifelines Neurodiagnostics Systems, Inc.
Persyst Development Corporation
BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Blackrock NeuroMed, LLCCompumedics
Electrical Geodesics, Inc.
Validus Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Memorial Herman/Mischer Neuroscience Institute
Baylor College of Medicine
CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
ANT North America
Ad-Tech Medical instrument Corp.
Brain Sentinel, Inc.