Membership Articles
Updates about new member benefits, volunteer opportunities, and member achievements

Sleep medicine on social media: top posts from 2021

In 2021, sleep medicine professionals around the world took to social media to discuss the latest research, build community, and advocate for patients. The AASM’s top tweets of 2021 reveal some of the year’s hottest topics discussed on Twitter, including the growing interest in [...]

2021-12-30T15:59:38-06:00December 30th, 2021|Membership|

In memoriam: Allan Rechtschaffen, PhD

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 [...]

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

AASM seeks nominees for 2022 awards

The new AASM Awards Advisory Panel is now accepting nominations for the 2022 AASM awards, which recognize outstanding contributions to the field of sleep medicine. AASM members are invited to submit letters of recommendation nominating individuals who embody the attributes of the awards. To [...]

2021-12-10T13:10:13-06:00November 14th, 2021|Featured, Membership|

AASM seeks nominees for the Nominating Committee

The AASM invites qualified members to nominate themselves to be considered for a position that will be opening in 2022 on the AASM Nominating Committee. There will be one opening for a two-year term as an at-large member of the Nominating Committee, which is [...]

2021-11-12T13:55:42-06:00October 22nd, 2021|Featured, Membership|

Apply for the 2022 class of AASM Fellows

The AASM is now accepting applications for the 2022 class of AASM Fellows. In recognition of the important role that members of the sleep team play in advancing sleep care, the AASM has expanded eligibility for the prestigious Fellow standing to include members in [...]

2021-10-15T12:56:07-05:00October 15th, 2021|Featured, Membership|

Free AASM Membership for Students & Residents

To support the growth of the sleep medicine physician pipeline and develop tomorrow’s leaders, the AASM now offers free membership for students and residents. Membership will help students leverage the strength of the AASM community to learn from mentors, make connections, and sharpen their [...]

2021-11-29T10:01:59-06:00October 10th, 2021|Membership|

AASM introduces new membership categories

In August members voted to adopt revised bylaws that reorganized the AASM membership categories and introduced four types of membership “standing.” These changes simplify the membership classification and improve the recognition of members. If you are a current member, you will see your new [...]

2021-10-01T12:05:53-05:00October 1st, 2021|Membership|

2022 AASM membership is now open

Stay connected to the thousands of physicians, scientists and other health care professionals that share your passion for healthy sleep. Connected, we are stronger! Membership renewals and new member registrations for the 2022 year are now being accepted. In this new year, you’ll continue [...]

2021-11-30T10:37:04-06:00September 30th, 2021|Featured, Membership|

AASM congratulates Quan Award recipient Dr. Cathy Goldstein

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Cathy Goldstein, MD, who was named the 2021 recipient of the Stuart Quan Award for Editorial Excellence, which recognizes the outstanding work of an associate editor of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. She was selected by [...]

2021-08-06T12:03:02-05:00August 6th, 2021|Membership|