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Sleep psychology profiles

Are you a trainee or an early career psychologist? Or are you an experienced psychologist seeking to expand your practice and improve outcomes among your patients? Consider choosing the specialty of sleep psychology. Sleep medicine is a fascinating, multidisciplinary [...]

July 15th, 2021|Choose Sleep|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – July 10, 2021

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: FDA safety communication The FDA has issued a safety communication in response [...]

July 10th, 2021|Weekly Insider|

CPT Editorial Panel establishes several new codes

The American Medical Association’s CPT Editorial Panel has established several new codes that impact sleep medicine, including two Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes to report online cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) services, three CPT codes to report hypoglossal nerve stimulator [...]

July 9th, 2021|Clinical Resources|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – July 3, 2021

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. View winning Change Agents proposals The AASM congratulates the three winning teams in the [...]

July 3rd, 2021|Weekly Insider|

State of Sleep Medicine Report | 2021, Q2

The State of Sleep Medicine Report is compiled quarterly by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine as a members only resource. The report contains news highlights and announcements to help members identify current trends and innovations in sleep medicine, [...]

July 1st, 2021|State of Sleep Medicine|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – June 26, 2021

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 PAP recall: AASM guidance Based on public information available from Philips, the AASM [...]

June 26th, 2021|Weekly Insider|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – June 19, 2021

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. Watch: Philips PAP recall discussion Watch the recording of Friday’s webinar featuring representatives from [...]

June 19th, 2021|Weekly Insider|

Case Study of the Month – June 2021

The AASM Case Study of the Month for June  is about a 10-year-old Caucasian girl who was seen in the pediatric sleep clinic accompanied by her parents. Her parents are concerned with their daughter’s sleepiness, which has become slowly [...]

June 15th, 2021|Case Study of the Month|

Philips issues Dreamstation CPAP recall notification

Today Philips issued a recall notification for specific Philips bi-level positive airway pressure (bi-level PAP), continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), and mechanical ventilator devices. The recall is in response to potential health risks related to the sound abatement foam [...]

June 14th, 2021|Featured, Industry|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – June 12, 2021

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. Virtual SLEEP 2021: You can still register! You can still register for Virtual SLEEP [...]

June 12th, 2021|Weekly Insider|

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee achievements

The AASM’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee began as a task force in 2018, became a full committee in 2019, and has been working within the Academy to promote a welcoming environment, identify barriers, and support initiatives for better [...]

June 11th, 2021|Membership|

Sleep is essential to health: New position statement

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine board of directors has developed a new position statement declaring that sleep is a biological necessity, and insufficient sleep and untreated sleep disorders are detrimental for health, well-being and safety. The statement supports [...]

June 10th, 2021|Advocacy, Featured|