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 2019 through medical education grants, exhibiting at the Annual Meeting, advertising, or sponsorships. For specific items supported by each company, please click here.
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Greenwich Biosciences, Inc.
SK Life Science, Inc.
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.
Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Nihon Kohden America, Inc.
Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc.
Brain Sentinel, Inc.
Persyst Development Corporation
Ricoh USA, Inc.
Rhythmlink International, LLC
Cadwell Industries, Inc.
University of Maryland
Lifelines Neurodiagnostics Systems, Inc.
Texas Children’s Hospital
Charleston Area Medical Center
Ad-Tech Medical Instrument Corp.
Moberg ICU Solutions
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
Memorial Healthcare System
Cleveland Clinical Epilepsy Center
Norton Neuroscience Institute, a part of Norton Healthcare
Monteris Medical, Inc