American Academy of Sleep Medicine

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The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is a professional medical society dedicated to promoting the highest quality of patient care in sleep medicine based in Chicago.

Education and Accreditation

The AASM provides education and resources for healthcare professionals, including guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, and offers accreditation for sleep centers and laboratories.


The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is dedicated to improving sleep health and promoting high quality, patient-centered care through advocacy, education, strategic research, and practice standards.


Established in 1975, it is the largest organization for sleep medicine professionals, including sleep physicians, sleep technologists, and sleep researchers.


The AASM provides guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders through its standards and guidelines for the practice of sleep medicine. These standards and guidelines are developed by sleep experts and are based on the latest scientific evidence. They provide a framework for the delivery of high-quality sleep care and ensure that patients receive the best possible treatment for their sleep disorders.


The AASM is also dedicated to advocating for sleep health and promoting public awareness about the importance of sleep. The organization provides educational resources for the public and healthcare professionals, including information on the causes and consequences of sleep disorders and tips for improving sleep habits.

Sleep research

Additionally, the AASM conducts and supports research in the field of sleep medicine to advance our understanding of sleep and sleep disorders and to improve the treatment and care of patients.

Professional development

In addition to its advocacy and education efforts, the AASM is committed to promoting professional development and advancing the field of sleep medicine.

Educational activities

The organization offers a range of educational programs and resources for sleep medicine professionals, including continuing medical education courses, online resources, and certification programs.


The AASM also provides support and resources for sleep medicine facilities, including accreditation programs that recognize facilities that meet high standards for quality and patient care.

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