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  • AASM President Dr. Douglas Kirsch

Report of the president: Fourth quarter – 2018

December 13th, 2018|

In Charlotte at the most recent quarterly meeting of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) board of directors, we reviewed reports from our committees and task forces, and we discussed ongoing projects of importance to the membership. You can download the 2018 fourth-quarter report for a summary of key decisions [...]

HHS includes sleep health in Healthy People 2030 proposal

December 7th, 2018|

The Sleep Health topic area and objectives that were in Healthy People 2020 have been included by the U.S. Department [...]

Light pollution may cause insomnia in older adults

November 30th, 2018|

DARIEN, IL – A new study is the first population-based investigation to report a significant association between artificial, outdoor light [...]

Collaborative summit explores models to improve patient care for sleep apnea

November 27th, 2018|

DARIEN, IL – In Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 10, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) hosted 35 representatives from [...]

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HHS includes sleep health in Healthy People 2030 proposal

December 7th, 2018|

The Sleep Health topic area and objectives that were in Healthy People 2020 have been included by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in the proposed structure for Healthy People 2030. Healthy People focuses on critical health promotion and disease prevention topics, establishing critical public health priorities by addressing [...]

Midterm elections present both challenges and opportunities for sleep medicine

November 9th, 2018|

Results from the Nov. 6 midterm general election present a complex legislative scenario at both the federal and state level. [...]

AASM announces 2019 “Sleep Works for You” High School Video Contest

November 6th, 2018|

Please share the following information with your teenage patients and encourage them to enter the 2019 AASM “Sleep Works for [...]

AASM supports National Obesity Care Week 2018

October 5th, 2018|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is a National Obesity Care Week champion, supporting this nationwide effort to raise [...]

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Light pollution may cause insomnia in older adults

November 30th, 2018|

DARIEN, IL – A new study is the first population-based investigation to report a significant association between artificial, outdoor light exposure at night and insomnia, as indicated by older adults’ use of hypnotic drugs. Results show that increasing nighttime levels of artificial, outdoor light exposure, stratified by quartile, were associated with [...]

Collaborative summit explores models to improve patient care for sleep apnea

November 27th, 2018|

DARIEN, IL – In Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 10, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) hosted 35 representatives from [...]

AASM and Super Bowl champion Aaron Taylor team up to tackle sleep apnea

November 13th, 2018|

DARIEN, IL - The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and former NFL offensive lineman Aaron Taylor have partnered to [...]

Insufficient sleep in children is associated with poor diet, obesity and more screen time

November 12th, 2018|

DARIEN, IL – A new study conducted among more than 177,000 students suggests that insufficient sleep duration is associated with an [...]

The winter issue of Montage is now available

December 18th, 2018|

The transition into a new year offers many opportunities for growth. Whether you are expanding a sleep center, adding to your professional toolkit, or participating in career development, you will continue to receive valuable resources, insight and encouragement from the AASM in the year ahead. In this issue, we focus on [...]

Case Study of the Month – Dec 18

December 13th, 2018|

December 2018's Case Study is submitted by Daniel Picchietti, MD. Access the interactive, and mobile-friendly Case Study of the Month.

Renew now for your chance to win!

October 26th, 2018|

It’s good to be an AASM Member! Not only do you have access to an array of membership benefits, [...]

AASM congratulates members who received JCSM promotions

October 12th, 2018|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine (JCSM) Editor-in-Chief Dr. Nancy Collop congratulate three [...]

Submit abstracts and session proposals for SLEEP 2019

November 1st, 2018|

AASM members are invited to submit abstracts and session proposals for SLEEP 2019, the 33rd annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS), which will be held June 8 - 12 in San Antonio, Texas. Visit the SLEEP 2019 Call for Abstracts and Session Proposals webpage for complete instructions. The [...]

AASM congratulates 2018 Young Investigator Award recipients

June 22nd, 2018|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates the recipient of the 2018 Young Investigator Award, Camila Hirotsu, and the three [...]

NIH recommends more research exploring sleep and circadian link to Alzheimer’s disease

May 25th, 2018|

On May 25 the the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the release of recommendations from the National Institute on Aging [...]

AASM advances sleep research during events at FDA, NIH

April 20th, 2018|

In addition to meeting with legislators on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, April 17, AASM leaders participated in a series [...]

Children’s Sleep Center Expands to Meet Rising Demand

December 18th, 2018|

Binal S. Kancherla, MD Pediatric Pulmonology at Texas Children’s Hospital Sleep Medicine Program Assistant Medical Director Dr. Binal [...]

In this Issue

December 18th, 2018|

The transition into a new year offers many opportunities for growth. Whether you are expanding a sleep center, [...]

NoteZzz

December 18th, 2018|

Read more about upcoming events, special reminders, resources for your practice or patients, and fun facts about sleep. [...]

News and Updates

December 18th, 2018|

Read more about news and updates in the sleep field ranging from findings of interest in popular sleep journals [...]

Investing in Clinicians and Impactful Sleep Research

December 18th, 2018|

“The AASM Foundation’s grants and awards have been instrumental in expanding the pool of researchers in sleep medicine [...]

New JCSM Section Gives a Voice to Residents and Fellows

December 18th, 2018|

REM: A Publication for Residents and Fellows aims to provide relevant, high-quality, peer-reviewed articles to medical students, residents [...]

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