About the AASM Foundation

For 25 years the AASM Foundation has been the leading organization helping investigators, community leaders, and clinicians address the challenges of the evolving field of sleep. The programs of the AASM Foundation support career development, high-impact research projects, and community programs that are Championing a Bright Future in Sleep Health.

The AASM Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable and scientific organization. Our IRS EIN # is 41-1920576. All contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law, and our 990 is available on GuideStar.


Investing in people, research, and communities to improve the sleep health of all people.

Strategic Plan

Learn more about the AASM Foundation’s 2024-2028 Strategic Plan.

Core Values

Collaborative, evidence-generating, inclusive, innovative, strategic


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

Board of Directors

R. Nisha Aurora, MD, MHS

Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, MSc

Fariha Abbasi-Feinberg, MD

Steve Van Hout, MBA, CAE
Executive Director, Ex officio

Susmita Chowdhuri, MD, MS

Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH

Vishesh K. Kapur, MD, MPH

Joyce K. Lee-Iannotti, MD

Anita V. Shelgikar, MD, MHPE

Stephen H. Sheldon, DO

Emerson M. Wickwire, PhD

2021-22 Annual Report

Detailed summary of Foundation activity in 2021-2022.

Affiliated Sites

Sites affiliated with the AASM Foundation.