This award is for physicians (MD or DO) with faculty appointments who have completed an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved sleep medicine fellowship to apply for the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM).
These awards are designed to provide ‘bridge’ funding to promising early-career sleep scientists who have applied for a career development award such as a K-award grant from the NIH, a Career Development Award from the VA, or an equivalent career development grant from another federal or non-federal entity.
These awards are targeted to mid-level and senior investigators in sleep and biological rhythms who are in need of 'bridge' funding while re-applying for research support.
Physicians (MD or DO) who are certified in sleep medicine by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties or have completed their sleep medicine fellowship within the past 10 years, or who are currently enrolled in an ACGME-accredited sleep medicine fellowship program are eligible to apply.
Physicians (MD or DO) who are board-eligible or board-certified in sleep medicine and have completed their sleep medicine fellowship within the past 10 years, are eligible to apply, as are researchers (PhD or other doctoral degree) who are within 10 years of completing their post-doctoral training or who are current post-doctoral fellows.
Individuals such as physicians (MD, DO), psychologists, individuals with doctoral degrees (PhDs), advanced practice registered nurses, physicians’ assistants, or other health care providers/educators and charitable organizations are eligible to apply.
Individuals who possess a master’s level degree or higher and have access to the necessary resources (including the proposed patient population), facilities, and other resources needed to perform the proposed work are eligible to apply.
The AASM Foundation invited teens to participate in the 2018 “Make Time 2 Sleep” High School Video Contest, which focused on motivating teens to prioritize the importance of sleep in their lives. The contest is open to U.S. high school students in grades 9 [...]
Ninety percent of Americans use light-emitting electronic devices, such as smartphones and laptops, in the hour before bed, despite the fact that such behavior is associated with symptoms of insomnia. The obvious solution is to ditch the technology, but people rarely heed this advice. [...]
Since it was established by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine in 1998, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation (AASM Foundation) has provided more than $12 million in funding to support projects in the fields of sleep medicine and sleep research. The AASM [...]