AES works with leading experts in epilepsy to produce webinars on relevant topics that span the epilepsy spectrum and appeal to professionals working in research, academia, and clinical practice. 

Ask the Expert Webinars

Ask the Expert Webinars feature engaging presentations by experts on the given topic followed by interactive Q&A and are broadcast live and recorded for on-demand viewing. AES Ask the Expert Webinars offer 1.0 CME each. 


Ask the Expert Webinar Pricing

AES Member PriceFREE
Non-member Price$30 per webinar

Individuals who register and attend live webinars will receive access to the webinar recording for 90 days after the live webinar concludes.

On-Demand Ask the Expert Webinars





  • Ask the Experts: Lamotrigine and the Heart - Cause for Concern?, David S. Auerbach, PhD; Lennart Bergfeldt, PhD; Jacqueline A. French, MD; and David Ficker, MD
    Learn about new FDA safety warnings regarding potential cardiac effects of lamotrigine and hear expert guidance for clinical care and communicating with patients about these warnings.

  • Ask the Experts: Functional Seizures, Ali Asadi-Pooya, MD; Sean Hwang, MD; Susan Koh, MD; Bridget Mildon; Heidi Munger Clary, MD, MPH; Tyson Sawchik, PhD, RPhych; Eval Schulze, PhD; and Benjamin Tolchin, MD, MS
    This webinar provides a clinical overview of functional seizures. Experts will review etiology, epidemiology (including comorbidities), diagnosis (including semiology, EEG, and ILAE criteria), and treatment.



  • Ask the Experts: Epilepsy Self-Management Programs in the time of COVID-19, Barbara C. Jobst, MD, PhD; Robert T. Fraser, PhD, Erica K. Johnson, PhD, CRC, FAES; Martha Sajatovic, MD; Elaine Kirakoloulos, MD, MSc; and Samantha S. Schmidt, BS
    During this webinar faculty reviews evidence for epilepsy self-management, programs currently available virtually by phone or online, and immediate opportunities and support for implementing these programs in the clinical practice setting.

  • Ask the Experts: Unique Perspectives and Lessons Learned from Epileptologists Serving on the Front-Lines During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Qun Wang, MD, PhD; Francesca Bisulli, MD, PhD; and Nathalie Jette, MD, MSc, FRCPC
    This webinar will highlight neurologists’ front-line experiences delivering care in some of COVID-19’s epicenters: Italy, New York, and China. Speakers share important insights into what they saw, how they adapted, and give recommendations for moving forward in this COVID-19 climate.

  • Ask the Experts: Telehealth for Epilepsy: Overcoming the Obstacles, David M. Ficker, MD; Marvin A. Rossi, MD, PhD; Edward “Rusty" J. Novotny, Jr., MD; and Carl W. Bazil, MD, PhD
    This webinar provides an introduction to telehealth from providers with extensive experience using it successfully in their own epilepsy practices. We discuss ways to provide telehealth services for epilepsy care, the unique aspects of working with epilepsy patients in this way, and how to bill for these services.

  • Ask the Experts: Telehealth for Epilepsy Part 2: Putting Guidelines into Practice, Christopher Peterson, DPT, PT; Edward “Rusty" J. Novotny, Jr., MD, FAAN; Marvin A. Rossi, MD, PhD; Anup D. Patel, MD; Holly Paauwe; and Katie Hentges
    This webinar provides insights and examples of telehealth clinic workflows that you can incorporate in your own patient care. Plus, hear more about recent updates for reimbursement on telehealth services, and ideas for engaging trainees and other multi-specialty partners in your telehealth visits.

  • Ask The Experts: Seizure Rescue Medications, Timothy E. Welty, PharmD; Tyler E. Gaston, MD; Jon A. Cokley, PharmD; Jeffrey D. Kennedy, MD; and Linda S. Allen, BSN, RN
    Seizure rescue medications are an important part of a seizure rescue plan. This webinar focuses on when rescue medications may be used and which patients may benefit most.

    Free Webinars


    • Practicing Cultural Competence and Humility in Epilepsy Care Settings, Elizabeth Felton, MD, PhD, FAES; and Elaine T. Kiriakopoulous, MD, MSc, MPH
      Cultural competence and humility are pillars of an equitable healthcare system; one that is sensitive to patient diversity and embraces clinician-patient communication that supports mutual trust and shared decision-making. This 60-minute 1 CME webinar provides actionable recommendations for practicing cultural competence and humility in epilepsy care settings to improve outcomes for all patients.
    • Recognizing and Managing Mental Health Comorbidities in Children and Adults with Epilepsy, Jay Salpekar, MD, FANPA, FAES; and Elaine T Kiriakopoulos, MD, MSc
      Psychiatric disorders--including depression, anxiety, and attention deficit disorders--commonly occur in people with epilepsy and often present as complex and challenging comorbidities to recognize and manage. This 1.0 CME webinar provides an overview of psychiatric comorbidities in epilepsy and their impact on quality of life for people with epilepsy. In addition to addressing recognition of psychiatric disorders in children and adults with epilepsy, presenters also identify helpful strategies and resources for managing the symptoms and impacts of these comorbidities.

    • The Path to Equitable Care in Epilepsy, David Ficker, MD, FAES; and Elaine T. Kiriakopoulos, MD, MSc
      This webinar provides an overview of epilepsy, as well as the challenges of living with and managing it. Learn about telehealth-accessible, evidence-based epilepsy self-management programs to help patients manage their epilepsy day-to-day.