Thought Leaders Articles
Updates from the AASM president and other leaders in the organization

A brand new day for the AASM

Today the American Academy of Sleep Medicine unveiled a new logo to coincide with the launch of the completely redesigned AASM website. Approved recently by the board of directors, the logo represents a rebranding of the AASM. When the previous AASM logo was developed [...]

2017-09-26T13:32:30+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Featured, Thought Leaders|

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|

President’s Report

At each quarterly board meeting, the mission and vision of the AASM is prominently displayed to ensure that each decision we make is strategically aligned with our core priorities. At the July 28-29 meeting, the board made several decisions to advance the AASM mission: [...]

2017-08-24T16:55:41+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Membership, Thought Leaders|

Budget proposal threatens sleep research

Earlier this week the White House released a federal budget that proposes to reduce funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by $5.8 billion in fiscal year 2018. The proposed budget includes a $575 million reduction in funding for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), which houses the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR). We must unite to support sleep and circadian research.

2017-05-24T00:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Thought Leaders|