About the AASM Foundation

Founded in 1998, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation (AASM Foundation) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable and scientific organization that was established by the AASM. Formerly the American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF), the AASM Foundation has invested in the future of sleep medicine by supporting more than 311 grants totaling over $23.6 million in funding. Our portfolio includes research grants for all career stages, community grants and training grants.

We rely on the generous support of donors who believe that scientific and clinical research discoveries can have a life-changing impact on health and safety. Please donate to the AASM Foundation today.

Mission

Promote discoveries that advance the understanding of sleep for healthier lives

Strategic Plan

The AASM Foundation’s Board of Directors approved our 2019-2023 Strategic Plan in January 2019.

Vision

Healthier lives through better sleep

Bylaws

Operating rules of the Foundation were last revised October 2022. Read the bylaws.

Board of Directors

Anita V. Shelgikar, MD, MHPE
President

Eric J. Olson, MD
Secretary/Treasurer

Steve Van Hout
Executive Director, Ex officio

R. Nisha Aurora, MD, MHS
President-Elect

Susmita Chowdhuri, MD, MS

Vishesh K. Kapur, MD

Joyce K. Lee-Iannotti, MD

Nancy S. Redeker, PhD, RN

James A. Rowley, MD

Stephen H. Sheldon, DO

Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, MSc

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2020-21 Annual Report

Detailed summary of Foundation activity in 2020-2021.

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Affiliated Sites

Sites affiliated with the AASM Foundation.

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