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Coronavirus conversation with sleep clinic medical director Dr. Clete Kushida

March 28th, 2020|

On March 20, 2020, AASM Public Safety Committee Chair Dr. Indira Gurubhagavatula and Vice Chair Dr. Shannon Sullivan talked with Dr. Clete Kushida, medical director of the Stanford Sleep Clinic in California, to discuss how his team is managing patient care and promoting employee safety during the COVID-19 outbreak. The [...]

In Memoriam: Mark Mahowald, MD (1937 – 2020)

March 19th, 2020|

The AASM regrets to announce the passing of longtime AASM member and sleep medicine leader Mark Mahowald, MD, on March [...]

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AASM advocates for CMS waiver for in-person PAP follow-up

March 17th, 2020|

Today the American Academy of Sleep Medicine submitted a request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, urging CMS to issue a Section 1135 waiver of the positive airway pressure (PAP) requirements for in-person clinical re-evaluation. A waiver is necessary to help reduce potential exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) [...]

AASM announces 2020 High School Video Contest

November 19th, 2019|

Please share the following information with your teenage patients and encourage them to enter the 2020 AASM High School Video [...]

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Artificial intelligence could enhance diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders

March 2nd, 2020|

DARIEN, IL – Artificial intelligence has the potential to improve efficiencies and precision in sleep medicine, resulting in more patient-centered care and better outcomes, according to a new position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Published online as an accepted paper in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, the [...]

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AASM congratulates top JCSM reviewers of 2019

March 26th, 2020|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates top reviewer Lourdes M. DelRosso, MD, and the other reviewers who made the greatest contributions in 2019 to the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, which is the official peer-reviewed publication of the AASM. The top reviewers were identified by Editor-in-Chief Nancy Collop, MD, based on [...]

In Memoriam: Mark Mahowald, MD (1937 – 2020)

March 19th, 2020|

The AASM regrets to announce the passing of longtime AASM member and sleep medicine leader Mark Mahowald, MD, on March [...]

Cast your vote in the AASM leadership election

March 6th, 2020|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine invites all eligible voting members to participate in the 2020 - 2021 AASM leadership [...]

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Springing ahead to daylight saving time causes increase in fatal car crash risk

February 20th, 2020|

Fatal car crashes increase six percent in the U.S. in the week following the change to daylight saving time, with risks highest in the morning and in locations in the western portion of a time zone, according to a study by the University of Colorado Boulder. The authors estimate that 28 [...]

Deep learning model can identify sleep stages

February 7th, 2020|

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have developed a deep learning model they claim can identify sleep stages as [...]

Digital treatment for insomnia receives FDA clearance

March 26th, 2020|

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the first prescription-based digital therapeutic for the treatment of chronic insomnia in [...]

AASM congratulates top JCSM reviewers of 2019

March 26th, 2020|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates top reviewer Lourdes M. DelRosso, MD, and the other reviewers who made the [...]

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