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3 12, 2021

In memoriam: Allan Rechtschaffen, PhD

2021-12-09T15:01:26-06:00December 3rd, 2021|Membership|

Sleep research pioneer Allan Rechtschaffen passed away Nov. 29, 2021, at the age of 93. Born in New York City in 1927, Dr. Rechtschaffen earned his PhD in clinical psychology from Northwestern University in 1956. As a researcher at the University of Chicago, Rechtschaffen [...]

19 03, 2020

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

2020-10-12T10:21:15-05:00March 19th, 2020|Membership|

The AASM regrets to announce the passing of longtime AASM member and sleep medicine leader Mark Mahowald, MD, on March 18, 2020. He was a world-renowned sleep physician, researcher and educator who had an enormous impact on the field of sleep medicine, particularly in [...]

23 12, 2019

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

2019-12-23T16:15:44-06:00December 23rd, 2019|Membership|

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. [...]

10 07, 2019

In Memoriam: Christian Guilleminault, MD (1938-2019)

2019-07-21T14:15:17-05:00July 10th, 2019|Featured, Membership|

The AASM regrets to announce the passing of longtime AASM member and sleep medicine pioneer Christian Guilleminault, MD. As reported by the World Sleep Society, Dr. Guilleminault died at the age of 80 on July 9, 2019, from complications due to metastatic prostate cancer. [...]

25 02, 2018

In Memoriam: Sleep researcher Serge Daan

2018-02-25T04:08:06-06:00February 25th, 2018|Research|

Sleep researcher Serge Daan passed away on Feb. 9, 2018, according to an announcement from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Daan is remembered for his seminal work in chronobiology, sleep research, psychiatry, physiology, ecology and behavioral biology. Along with Alex Borbély and [...]

16 04, 2022

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – April 16, 2022

2022-04-19T15:07:52-05:00April 16th, 2022|Weekly Insider|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Improve outcomes with sleep psychology Learn how to think, what to say, and when to use specific psychological tools [...]

19 02, 2022

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – February 19, 2022

2022-02-22T15:16:34-06:00February 19th, 2022|Weekly Insider|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Senator urges FDA to take action vs Philips U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and William Tong, attorney general of Connecticut, [...]

11 12, 2021

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – December 11, 2021

2021-12-20T15:45:31-06:00December 11th, 2021|Weekly Insider|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Submit SLEEP course proposals by Monday Be a part of SLEEP 2022, the 36th annual meeting of the Associated [...]

4 12, 2021

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – December 4, 2021

2021-12-06T11:05:06-06:00December 4th, 2021|Weekly Insider|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Match Day: Record number of sleep fellows A record-breaking 179 physicians were matched with a sleep medicine fellowship training [...]

21 08, 2021

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – August 21, 2021

2021-08-21T15:25:32-05:00August 21st, 2021|Weekly Insider|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Philips recall: Temporary PAP devices A July 16 FAQ posted by the DME MACs indicates that DME suppliers can [...]

7 08, 2021

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – August 7, 2021

2021-08-08T15:41:35-05:00August 7th, 2021|Weekly Insider|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Optimal Medicare NIV coverage criteria CHEST published reports from a technical expert panel involving the AASM, ATS, and AARC [...]

17 07, 2021

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – July 17, 2021

2021-07-19T09:44:59-05:00July 17th, 2021|Weekly Insider|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Update on CMS 90-day adherence rule CMS has instructed the DME MACs to not enforce clinical indications of coverage [...]

23 01, 2021

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – January 23, 2021

2021-01-26T19:10:03-06:00January 23rd, 2021|Weekly Insider|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Update from the COVID-19 Task Force The AASM COVID-19 Task Force is providing this update to help sleep medicine [...]

12 12, 2020

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – December 12, 2020

2020-12-21T17:36:50-06:00December 12th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. New webcasts explore sleep telemedicine Visit the new AASM telemedicine video library to view a two-part webcast recorded by [...]

25 08, 2020

Remembering three decades of collaboration with Dr. Mark Mahowald

2020-08-25T10:10:29-05:00August 25th, 2020|Montage|

The field of sleep medicine lost an esteemed physician, researcher and educator when AASM Past President Mark Mahowald, MD, died at the age of 76 on March 18, 2020. Dr. Mahowald’s longtime colleague Carlos Schenck, MD, shared these memories of his friend and collaborator. [...]

26 06, 2020

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – June 27, 2020

2020-06-29T22:30:23-05:00June 26th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. From AASM President Dr. Kannan Ramar These are difficult times to practice sleep medicine. We want to help our [...]

19 06, 2020

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – June 20, 2020

2020-06-23T09:20:40-05:00June 19th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. In memoriam: Dr. William C. Dement The AASM regrets to announce the passing of our founding president, Dr. William [...]

20 03, 2020

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – March 21, 2020

2020-03-24T15:51:54-05:00March 20th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Mitigation strategies: Sleep clinics & labs The AASM has posted guidance to help sleep medicine clinicians assess their sleep [...]

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