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

Abiding by core values to guide key decisions

Core values serve as guardrails to help us make important decisions. In January 2020, the AASM introduced the six core values adopted by the board of directors as part of our new strategic plan: adaptable, diverse and inclusive, evidence-based, innovative, patient-centered, and visionary. These [...]

2021-03-24T18:28:53-05:00February 19th, 2021|Featured, Thought Leaders|

Change, the only permanence in life!

As I paused recently to appreciate the beautiful fall colors changing, it reminded me that change is happening everywhere, continuously. We change as part of the natural evolution of life. As I was reflecting on change, my mind wandered to our field of sleep [...]

2020-10-15T22:57:36-05:00October 15th, 2020|Featured, Thought Leaders|

Caring for others brings us joy and happiness

Displaying kindness and expressing concern and support for others is needed now more than ever, as people face unprecedented difficulties including financial hardships, anxiety due to uncertainty of the future, and various other obstacles and challenges. This is one of the essential core values [...]

2020-08-13T21:08:05-05:00August 13th, 2020|Featured, Thought Leaders|

Leadership from all of us is the need of the hour

Dear colleagues and friends, We are in challenging and unprecedented times as the nation continues to see the devastating consequences related to increasing COVID-19 cases in addition to other ongoing, active issues such as racism, health care disparities and inequity. What do we do [...]

2020-08-13T21:04:56-05:00July 15th, 2020|Thought Leaders|