Ethicon provides education grants to support third-party medical education programs for U.S.-Based Health Care Professionals and Entities (HCPEs), this includes accredited and non-accredited programs, that relate to disease states, conditions, and treatments relevant to company interests. Grants may be monetary, product in kind, or both.

  • Each request is individually evaluated for compliance with education grant criteria, available budget and alignment with the company’s mission.
  • Education grants are not contingent upon the use, purchase, or recommendation of company products.

The Association for Surgical Education

CESERT funds are intended to support excellence and innovation in surgical education research.The Foundation’s Board of Directors has outlined grant-making priorities that would most effectively advance the mission of the ASE and its Foundation. CESERT funding will be allocated to those priorities. Given the diversity of the surgical profession and its many specialties, grant categories are necessarily broad.

  • Innovations in Surgical Education that Improve Patient Care Research projects that aim to develop and test content methods that yield improvements in patient care in surgery.
  • Innovations in Performance Evaluation and Assessment
    Research projects that aim to develop and validate new methods of performance assessment across competency domains required for quality patient care.
  • Innovations in Student Programs
    Research projects that aim to develop and improve surgical education programs for medical students.
  • Innovations in Resident and Faculty Development
    Research projects that aim to develop and enhance professional development, retention, and reward of faculty and residents who teach and mentor learners in surgery.
  • Innovations in Educational Administration
    Research projects that aim to develop and test new methods, resources and programs for improving performance and accountability relevant to the administration of surgical education.
  • Innovations in Robotic Assisted Surgical Education
    Research projects that aim to develop robotic assisted surgical education

Bristol-Myers Squibb

To advance excellence in global healthcare through expertise in medical education and strategic support of evidence-based educational activities in Bristol-Myers Squibb disease areas of focus that measure improvements in professional competence, performance, and patient outcomes.


For purposes of Pfizer’s funding of external, independent, not-for-profit organizations, programs eligible for Healthcare Charitable Contributions are limited to the following: 1) patient education, including health screening; 2) patient advocacy for disease awareness, and 3) patient access to care (e.g., transportation costs).


Teleflex provides medical education grants for the following categories:

  • Continuing Medical Education programs presented by accredited providers
  • Education programs for Health Care Professionals
  • Medical Society Sponsored programs

Guidelines for Medical Education Grants:

  • Educational focus
  • Independence
  • Balance
  • Broad Audience