DARIEN, IL – On June 8, 2015, Patrick J. Strollo, Jr., MD, received the Excellence in Education Award from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Dr. Strollo was presented with the award at SLEEP 2015, the 29th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS).
Dr. Strollo has been a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) since 1988. Dr. Strollo was AASM president from 2010-2011 and has served the AASM in a variety of leadership positions. He is medical director of the UPMC Sleep Medicine Center and professor of medicine, professor of clinical and translational science, and co-director of the CTSI Sleep Medicine Institute at the University of Pittsburgh.
Established in 2002, the Excellence in Education Award is presented to those individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the teaching of sleep medicine. The award serves to recognize and honor dedicated individuals who have skillfully taught and enhanced the knowledge of professional and lay people in the areas of sleep and sleep medicine.
About SLEEP 2015
More than 5,000 sleep medicine physicians and sleep scientists gathered at SLEEP 2015, the 29th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS), which was held June 6-10 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. The APSS is a joint venture of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society (www.sleepmeeting.org).
About the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Established in 1975, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) improves sleep health and promotes high quality patient centered care through advocacy, education, strategic research, and practice standards. With nearly 10,000 members, the AASM is the largest professional membership society for physicians, scientists and other health care providers dedicated to sleep medicine (www.aasmnet.org).
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