President’s Report

Douglas Kirsch, MD, is the 2018-2019 president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

Dr. Kirsch, who is board-certified in neurology and sleep medicine, is the medical director of sleep medicine and sleep laboratories for Sleep Medicine at Atrium Health in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he sets guidelines and strategy for more than 40 practicing sleep clinicians within the health system and more than 13,000 home sleep apnea and polysomnography tests across two states. He is also an associate professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

Dr. Kirsch provides reports to the membership following the quarterly meetings of the AASM board of directors. He can be reached at