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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 [...]

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Proposed FAA study and federal legislation address aircraft noise and sleep

December 6th, 2019|

A new information collection proposal by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and a bill recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, address the problem of sleep disruption caused by aircraft noise in communities near airports. Numerous studies suggest that aircraft noise can be disruptive to sleep, which can have negative [...]

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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Survey: 55% of US adults feel tired after spring daylight saving time transition

February 19th, 2020|

DARIEN, IL — The start of daylight saving time means many will lose an hour of sleep – and 55% of Americans report feeling tired after the time change, according to a new survey by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). In addition, two new studies suggest that the spring [...]

  • Sleep medicine pioneer Helio Lemmi

In Memoriam: Sleep medicine pioneer Helio Lemmi, MD (1938-2019)

December 23rd, 2019|

The AASM regrets to announce the passing of longtime AASM member and sleep medicine pioneer Helio Lemmi, MD. In 1998 he was a co-recipient of the AASM Nathaniel Kleitman Distinguished Service Award, which honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the sleep field. Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Dr. Lemmi [...]

We need to know more about you

November 1st, 2019|

You can help the American Academy of Sleep Medicine build a strong sleep medicine community that represents the interests and [...]

2020 AASM Membership is now open

October 1st, 2019|

The AASM has had an impactful 2019 which was made possible by member support. The AASM member community reflects a [...]

  • Drowsy driver

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 [...]

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – February 22, 2020

February 21st, 2020|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in [...]

FDA clears disposable home sleep apnea test

February 18th, 2020|

An Israeli-based company has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a new home sleep apnea test, [...]

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Individual Membership

Join the American Academy of Sleep Medicine to share perspectives, exchange best practices, learn the latest developments, and network.
If you are a physician, researcher, technologist, nurse, student or other allied health professional, this sleep organization is for you.

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Facility Membership

Explore how the AASM’s facility benefits can help you distinguish your facility apart from your competitors.
If you are a sleep disorder facility that has earned AASM facility or HSAT program accreditation, this is for you.

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