Professional Development Articles
Updates about the annual meeting, educational events, and new resources

Disaster relief: Help is available to sleep centers impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey

After the recent destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, and in anticipation of the damage that will be caused by Hurricane Irma, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is announcing that disaster recovery assistance is available from the American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF).

2017-09-15T17:20:52+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Professional Development, Thought Leaders|

RST Exam

ABSM application deadline for next RST exam is Sept. 22 Candidates seeking to earn the Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) credential from the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM) must submit an application by Sept. 22, 2017, in order to sit for the upcoming Sleep [...]

2017-09-07T16:18:56+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Professional Development|

Call for Volunteers

AASM seeks residents and fellows to serve as editors of new JCSM section The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine is launching a new resident and fellow section that will be written, reviewed and edited by fellows and residents. The journal is now seeking current [...]

2017-09-18T13:52:05+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Membership, Professional Development|

AASM urges FMCSA and FRA to address sleep apnea screening

While the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is disappointed in the recent decision by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration(FMCSA) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to withdraw its advance notice of proposed rulemaking concerning obstructive sleep apnea, the AASM is urging both agencies to take alternative steps to improve sleep apnea screening among individuals occupying safety sensitive positions in highway and rail transportation.

2017-10-04T14:36:11+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Advocacy, Press Releases, Professional Development|