There are only 20 days left to register for the SLEEP 2011 meeting at a discounted price; register by June 1, 2011, to save on the on-site registration fees. This year’s meeting has a number of sessions highlighting the latest advances in sleep medicine and sleep research, including these current topics that you will not want to miss:

Current Affairs – Case-based Review of Headlining Sleep Topics: During this half-day postgraduate course chaired by Douglas Kirsch, MD, attendees will be challenged to use clinical judgment through a discussion of patient cases and a review of up-to-date literature covering several hot-topic areas in the field.

The Surgical Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea – A Multidisciplinary Approach: On Monday morning, faculty, along with chairs Nancy Collop, MD, and Tracey Stierer, MD, will present this discussion group where surgical options for the treatment of OSA and related topics will be discussed in detail.

The Future of Sleep Medicine: During this Wednesday morning discussion group, chair Patrick Strollo Jr., MD, and faculty will discuss the results of the 2010 AASM Presidential Task Force that examined the landscape of sleep medicine and sleep research and identified the most important issues and challenges that the field will face in the coming years.

To learn more about these and other important courses and sessions to be held during SLEEP 2011, you may review the full SLEEP 2011 Preliminary Program. Register for the meeting at Questions about SLEEP 2011 should be directed to the APSS meeting department by sending an email to or calling 630-737-9700.