2023 AASM Fellow Boot Camp


Issue Date: December 6, 2022
Application Due Date: Friday, February 24, 2023 by 11:59 p.m. ET
Contact: Sally Podolski
E-mail: spodolski@aasm.org

Program Overview

The AASM Fellow Boot Camp is designed for residents and physicians who have matched into a Sleep Medicine Fellowship program beginning July 2023. This two (2) half-day course will be held live in Indianapolis, Indiana on Saturday afternoon, June 3, and Sunday morning, June 4, 2023. Space is limited to the first 80 registrants. When all spots are filled, registrants will be added to a waitlist in the order they are received. Fellows will be notified if their name is on the waitlist.


Complete the application using this link: https://aasm.org/aasm-2023-sleep-medicine-fellow-boot-camp-application/. Registration deadline is Friday, February 24, 2023. The program is offered free of charge. Travel expenses are not included. Do not register if you are unable to travel to attend the Boot Camp in person. The Fellow Boot Camp will be recorded and posted on the AASM website after camp concludes. Send questions to 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.


The program will combine lectures, interactive case discussions, and hands-on sessions. A dinner is planned for Saturday evening, June 3, for all fellow attendees.

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:


  • Michelle Zeidler, MD, Chair
  • Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, Board Liaison
  • Montserrat Diaz, MD
  • Joyce Lee Iannotti, MD
  • Muna Irfan, MD
  • Scott Kutscher, MD
  • Iris Perez, MD

Fellow Boot Camp Subcommittee

  • Joyce Lee-Iannotti, MD, Co-Chair
  • Meena Khan, MD, Co-Chair
  • Sajeer Bhura, MD
  • Swetha Gogineni, MD
  • Aarti Grover, MD
  • Christopher Pham, MD
  • Anas Rihawi, MD
  • Ali Warda, MD
  • Benjamin Wisniewski, MD