2022 AASM Fellow Boot Camp


Issue Date: January 24, 2022
Application Due Date: Friday, April 1, 2022 by 11:59 p.m. ET
Contact: Sally Podolski
E-mail: spodolski@aasm.org

Program Overview

The AASM Fellow Boot Camp is a program designed for residents and physicians who have matched into a Sleep Medicine Fellowship program beginning July 2022. This two (2) half-day course will be held live in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday afternoon, June 4, and Sunday morning, June 5. Space is limited to 80 fellows. If you are unable to travel to attend the Boot Camp in person, do not register. All sessions will be recorded and posted on the AASM website after camp concludes.


Complete the application using this link: https://aasm.org/aasm-2022-fellow-boot-camp-application. The registration deadline is Friday, April 1, 2022. The program is offered free of charge. If you have questions, please email Sally Podolski at spodolski@aasm.org or call 630-737-9700.

Course Objectives

Participation in the course will provide incoming fellows with key clinical and procedural skills needed to begin their fellowship training with confidence. The course goal is to prepare fellows with the baseline skills and knowledge needed to excel during their fellowship year.


Below are some of the topics to be presented and discussed. Additional subjects will be included in the curriculum.

  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Sleep Stage Scoring
  • Patient Evaluation
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Hands on session

Fellow Boot Camp Leadership

The AASM Sleep Medicine Fellowship Directors Council (SMFDC) Steering Committee and the Fellow Boot Camp Subcommittee developed this course. Committee members include:


  • Glen Greenough, MD, Chair
  • Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, Board Liaison
  • Oleg Chernyshev, MD
  • Muna Irfan, MD
  • Scott Kutscher, MD
  • Iris Perez, MD
  • Michelle Zeidler, MD

Fellow Boot Camp Subcommittee

  • Oleg Chernyshev, MD, Co-Chair
  • Meena Khan, MD, Co-Chair
  • Anas Rihawi, MD
  • Benjamin Wisniewski, MD