SLEEP 2011: Spotlight on Discussion Groups and Clinical Workshops

SLEEP 2011, the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS), will be held June 11–15, 2011, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Visit the SLEEP 2011 website at www.sleepmeeting.org to view the full Preliminary Program, which features several hot-topic discussion groups and clinical workshops throughout the meeting. Discussion groups are forums for informal presentations of a specific topic, which may include conversations on controversial subjects or pro/con discussions and presentations, while clinical workshops may include presentations or discussions of controversial clinical topics or difficult clinical situations that demonstrate the critical thinking process in clinical sleep medicine.

Just a few of the discussion groups and clinical workshops to be held during SLEEP 2011 will include:

Discussion Groups

  • Challenges in Identifying Biomarkers for Sleepiness
    Monday, June 13, 2011, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Chair: Stuart Quan, MD
  • The Surgical Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea – A Multidisciplinary Approach
    Monday, June 13, 2011, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Co-Chairs: Nancy Collop, MD; and Tracey Stierer, MD
  • Sleep Science and the Law – The Legal State of Mind of Drowsy and Sleeping Parties in Legal Proceedings
    Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    Co-Chairs: Clark Lee, JD; and Shantha Rajaratnam, PhD
  • The Future of Sleep Medicine
    Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    Chair: Patrick Strollo Jr., MD

Clinical Workshops

  • Oral Appliance Therapy – Problems and Possibilities
    Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    Chair: Peter Cistulli, MD, PhD

For more information about these and other courses and sessions to be presented during SLEEP 2011, and to register, visit the SLEEP 2011 website at www.sleepmeeting.org. Questions about the meeting may be directed to the APSS meeting department by sending an e-mail to sleepmeeting@apss.org or calling 630-737-9700.

2011-03-25T00:00:00+00:00 March 25th, 2011|Professional Development|