Montage Articles

Read the spring 2021 issue of Montage

Welcome to the latest edition of the AASM member magazine, Montage. In this issue, we share how we can learn and grow from challenges like those of the past year when we embrace a growth mindset. We also preview Virtual SLEEP 2021, coming this [...]

2021-04-20T16:41:26-05:00April 20th, 2021|Montage|

Virtually connecting to share a passion for sleep

In the yearlong battle against COVID-19, we’ve had to make many sacrifices. Everyone’s personal and professional lives have been impacted by the pandemic. We’ve experienced tragic loss and witnessed incredible perseverance, and while the promise of effective vaccines brings hope for a return to [...]

2021-04-20T17:12:57-05:00April 20th, 2021|Montage|

Adopt a growth mindset to better embrace change

Jill Klein is a professor of marketing at the Melbourne Business School in Melbourne, Australia, and a professorial fellow at the Melbourne Medical School. She earned a doctorate in social psychology from the University of Michigan. A keynote speaker for Sleep Medicine Disruptors 2021, [...]

2021-04-20T17:02:18-05:00April 20th, 2021|Montage|

Read the winter 2020 issue of Montage

Welcome to the latest edition of the AASM member magazine, Montage. In this issue, we celebrate a record number of new fellows who matched with a sleep medicine training program for the 2021 appointment year, and we explore how changes we’ve been forced to [...]

2021-01-27T18:45:53-06:00December 15th, 2020|Montage|

Evaluation and management code changes for 2021

H. Thomas Johnson, MD, FAASM, Coding and Compliance Committee Because of the pandemic this year, we have had lots of changes to our practice. Some changes include a focus on utilization of personal protective equipment, keeping our work areas cleaner, maximizing virtual visits, and [...]

2021-01-27T18:48:03-06:00December 15th, 2020|Montage|

Sleep Medicine Education Thriving Despite Pandemic

In a year when health care providers are under an enormous amount of stress, and uncertainty is the norm, it’s reassuring to know that the field of sleep medicine has a bright future. New fellows are preparing to enter the subspeciality in record numbers [...]

2020-12-15T16:34:26-06:00December 15th, 2020|Montage|

Hypopnea scoring initiative: Current activities and future plans

The AASM Hypopnea Scoring Rule Task Force was commissioned by the AASM board of directors to create strategies for the adoption and implementation of the AASM Scoring Manual RECOMMENDED adult hypopnea scoring rule (≥3% oxygen desaturation or arousal)1 among all members, sleep facilities, payers [...]

2020-11-19T23:13:00-06:00November 19th, 2020|Montage|

Read the Fall 2020 issue of Montage

Welcome to the latest edition of the AASM member magazine, Montage. In this issue, we explore why the Academy is calling for an end to daylight saving time, review activities from our first-ever Student Sleep Health Week and learn from the unique perspective of [...]

2020-10-20T15:08:41-05:00October 16th, 2020|Montage|