Montage Articles

Sleep medicine in paradise: Joys and challenges

Born and raised on Maui, Shanon Takaoka Makekau, MD, is chief of pulmonary and sleep at Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center in Hawaii.  She served as the medical director of the Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Sleep Lab in Honolulu for 10 years and was president of [...]

2019-09-13T22:49:27+00:00September 13th, 2019|Montage|

Meet Your Incoming Leaders – 2019 Election Results

The following leaders were nominated by the AASM Board of Directors after being recommended by the Nominating Committee, and their election was confirmed by a vote of the membership. Their terms will begin during the AASM General Membership Meeting at 12:30 p.m. on [...]

2019-06-04T21:32:42+00:00June 4th, 2019|Montage|

In this Issue

Collaboration is one of the keys to success in the field of sleep medicine, and AASM members truly exemplify the collaborative spirit in their work and their volunteer efforts. This issue of Montage explores how dentists and physicians can collaborate to treat [...]

2019-06-04T21:41:14+00:00June 4th, 2019|Montage|

A Collaborative Approach to Improving Patient Care

The relationship between dentists and sleep physicians is one of constant growth and education. To effectively collaborate with one another, dentists and physicians must understand each other’s goals, roles, and expectations when working in the field of sleep medicine. AASM Dental Assembly [...]

2019-06-04T14:28:01+00:00June 4th, 2019|Montage|

Sleep Care Gets Personal with Precision Medicine

Rachel Marie E. Salas, MD, MEDHP, FAAN Associate Professor, Neurology and Nursing Johns Hopkins Medicine Dr. Rachel Marie E. Salas has been an active member with the AASM since 2005. She is an associate professor in neurology at Johns Hopkins Medicine with [...]

2019-06-04T14:27:31+00:00June 4th, 2019|Montage|

APP’s Role in Behavioral Sleep Medicine

Behavioral sleep medicine (BSM) focuses on the assessment and treatment of all sleep disorders using behavioral, psychological and physiological approaches. The most well-known and evidenced-based of these therapies is cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I). CBT-I is recommended as a first-line insomnia [...]

2019-06-04T14:26:29+00:00June 4th, 2019|Montage|

Attendee Perspective: 2019 Young Investigators Research Forum

Thirty-three of the top early career sleep researchers in the country attended the 11th annual Young Investigators Research Forum (YIRF), which took place April 10- 12, 2019, in Bethesda, Maryland. This three-day event was led by a broad spectrum   of established mid-career [...]

2019-06-04T14:25:53+00:00June 4th, 2019|Montage|


Read more about upcoming events, special reminders, resources for your practice or patients, and fun facts about sleep. Sleep Medicine Essentials September 13-15, 2019 | Indianapolis, IN Sleep Medicine Essentials provides a balance of board review preparation and general sleep [...]

2019-06-04T14:25:09+00:00June 4th, 2019|Montage|