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 2017 through medical education grants, exhibiting at the Annual Meeting, advertising, or sponsorships. For specific items supported by each company, please click here.
Benefactor Level | $500,000+
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Leader Level | $250,000 - $499,999
Partner Level | $100,000 - $249,999
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.
Greenwich Biosciences, Inc.
Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Supporter Level | $50,000 - $99,999
SK Life Science
Nihon Koden America, Inc.
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Contributor Level | $25,000 - $49,999
Ricoh USA, Inc.
Advocate Level | $10,000 - $24,999
Rythmlink International, LLC
Persyst Development Corporation
Texas Children's Hospital
Validus Pharmaceuticals LLC
Cadwell Industries, Inc.
Compumedics Neuroscan Inc.
Lifelines Neurodiagnostic Systems, Inc.
Patron Level | $5,000 - $9,999
Child Neurology Foundation
Electrical Geodesics, Inc.
University of Maryland Medical Center
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
Renishaw Healthcare Inc.
Ad-Tech Medical Instrument Corporation
Moberg ICU Solutions
Mayo Medical Laboratories
Brain Sentinel, Inc.